American Heart Association Welcomes New Maine Heart Walk Director

Lena Minervino recently joined the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in Maine as the Development Director responsible for the Southern Maine Heart Walk and Central Maine Heart Walk.

Minervino comes to the Association from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Northern New England where she was the Development Director who supervised four walks, a social event, the annual fund, a young professionals group, and a family advisory board. Prior to that, She was a special projects manager for the University of Southern Maine Foundation, and was Interim Clinic Director for the University of Bridgeport (Connecticut) Clinics, as well as that university’s Coordinator of Division of Health Sciences and Coordinator of Alumni Relations.

Lena has been active in the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, PROPEL Portland, and the USM Alumni Board. She earned her BS in Sports Medicine from the University of Southern Maine.

For more information on the Association’s Maine Heart Walk events, visit for the May 17th Southern Maine Heart Walk in Portland and for the April 25th Central Maine Heart Walk in Lewiston.  Follow the Association in Maine on social media – @AHAMaine – on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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