Guardian Ad Litem Review Board

The Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Review Board operates within the Maine Board of Overseers to regulate GALs as defined in the Maine Rules for Guardians Ad Litem. Comprised of twelve members- eight rostered guardians and four public members- the Board administers the Maine Rules for Guardians ad Litem, participates in training for GALs, and handles complaints against GALs.

Related website: Guardian Ad Litem Board (Information on the work of the GAL Review Board and links to materials, including a GAL Complaint Form, and continuing professional education for GALs.)

Membership Roster

Terms Expire September 1, 2023:
GAL Roster Members
Kenneth Altshuler, Esq., Portland (2)
Christopher Leddy, Esq., South Portland (2)
Diane Tennies, Ph.D., LADC, Bangor (2) (Chair)

Public Member
Lisa Bryant, Falmouth (2)

Terms Expire December 1, 2024:
GAL Roster Member
Erin C. Clough, Esq., Freeport (1)

Public Members
Karen K. Mosher, Ph.D., Manchester (1)
Jill E. Powers, Randolph (1)

Terms Expire September 1, 2025:
GAL Roster Members
Elizabeth (Libby) McCullum, Esq., Augusta (1)
Michael Dixon, Esq., Portland (1)
Joyce Mykleby, Esq., Calais (1)
Amanda Beal Day, Esq., Bangor (Vice-Chair) (2)

Term Expires September 1, 2027:
Public Member
Sherle Heathers, LCSW, Clinton (1)

Associate Justice Rick E. Lawrence, Judicial Liaison

Updated: May 4, 2023