Stefanie Joy Muscat has been named the Executive Director of the Acadia Family Center in Southwest Harbor, beginning her new role on September 16th.

“With over 20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, including 13 years as an award-winning global nonprofit management consultant focusing on governance, management, strategic planning, community relations and fundraising, Stefanie is a wonderful fit for AFC,” according to Board Chairman Sam Hamill.

Stefanie’s most recent position has been Director of Advancement for the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor. She is President-Elect of the Bar Harbor (MDI) Rotary Club and has a long-term commitment to the well-being of Mount Desert Island. She and her husband Ty own a house in Bass Harbor, and their daughter attends the University of Maine in Orono.

Stefanie has both personal and professional experience with substance use disorders and clinical treatment. When asked what her long-term vision was for the Center, Stefanie responded that she will “work with the AFC team and surrounding community to grow the Center’s vision of healing, education, and advocacy – to build a stronger, more resilient, community.” She also will work to position the Center as a thought leader in the region.

“She is very committed to working with the Center’s staff to create an inclusive environment in which they can thrive, and her awareness of health disparities will ensure that AFC continues to prioritize its commitment to providing client-based clinical services,” Hamill added.

The Acadia Family Center provides out-patient treatment, education and prevention services for individuals of all ages, families and communities affected by the use of alcohol, drug and other addictive substances and/or a mental health disorder. If you would like more information about the Center and its services, please visit  their website at or call (207) 244-4012.

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