Meet the Admissions Team
The Office of Admissions at the University of Maine at Machias is home to a small, dedicated team of enrollment and recruitment experts who are here to help you navigate the college application and registration process. Stop in the O’Brien House to meet them, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
Marnie Kaler, Dean of Students and Admissions
Contact: email@example.com | 207.255.1320
A.A.S. Computer Science; Andover College
B.S. Technology; University of Alaska Anchorage
M.P.A.; University of Alaska Southeast
Hometown: Alna, Maine
Fun facts: Marnie has travelled to 48 states and seven countries. She worked in the Alaska University System for years before returning to her home state, where she’s been part of the UMM community since 2019. Marnie’s many hobbies include restoring old cars, doing pysanky and cross-stitching.
Peggy Slicer, Administrative Specialist
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 207.255.1339
Hometown: Truro, Massachussetts
Dorsey Hill, Admissions Counselor
Contact: email@example.com | 207.255.1365
B.S Marine Biology; University of Maine at Machias
Hometown: Lunenburg, Massachusetts
Dorsey worked on campus as a student worker in the admissions office for 4 ½ years before being hired as an Admissions Counselor for UMM.
What class would you take at UMM? I took many classes at UMM while I was a student, but if I could go back, I would take Sailing and Basic Seamanship or the Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs Lab.
What is your favorite thing to do in the area? I like hanging out at Roque Bluffs Beach and hiking the Sunrise Trail. This area is so beautiful and I like to take advantage of all the easily accessible trails.
Kayleigh Clark, Admissions Counselor
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 207.255.1347
Hometown: Essex, VT
Education: Bachelor of Social Work, Castleton University
Kayleigh worked in the admissions office for two years before relocating to Groton, Connecticut. She’s returned to the admissions team in 2021 as our remote counselor.
What’s your favorite thing about Machias? I love how close it is to so many amazing hiking spots and beaches. I love Jasper Beach and Roque Bluffs. For hiking, I love the trails on the Great Wass Island Preserve!
What class would you like to take at UMM? Papermaking or Plant Life