The primary purpose of the University of Maine at Farmington’s Wellness Committee
shall be to provide advocacy, leadership and support for work-site health
improvement through activities such as continuing education, resource
development, pedometer programs, ergonomics and work-site visits,
blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings, blood sugar
screenings, stress management resources and networking.
These efforts are directed toward employers,
employees/family members and retirees
in the Western Maine area.
For more information or if you have any ideas to share please contact:
Laurie Gardner - 778-7272
Director of Human Resources and Administratve Services and UMF Wellness Co-Chair
Dr. Jewel Jones - 778-7267
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and UMF Wellness Co-Chair
Tricia Thomas - 778-7505
Assistant Director UMF FRC Coordinator for Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Wellness and UMF Wellness Co-Chair
The University of Maine at Farmington is a proud recipient of the WELCOA Gold Well Workplace Award. The Gold award is the highest level of wellness achievable. WELCOA focuses on building “Well Workplaces” — organizations that are dedicated to the health of their employees. The Well Workplace process provides business leaders and members with a structure or blue print to help their organizations build results-oriented wellness programs. Ultimately these programs help employees make better lifestyle choices, and positively impact the organization’s bottom line.