Bio | Betsy Sawyer-Manter, MSW

Betsy is the President & CEO of SeniorsPlus — the Area Agency on Aging for Western Maine. She currently serves as President of the Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging and is the Treasurer for the Maine Council on Aging. Betsy also is a co-convener of the Speaker’s Maine Aging Initiative for the Health and Well-Being Workgroup. Prior to joining SeniorsPlus in May 2009, Betsy worked for the People’s Regional Opportunity Program (PROP), the Community Action Agency for Cumberland County. During her 20 years at PROP as a senior manager, Betsy was responsible for the oversight of all programming and was also responsible for the development of five affordable housing projects. Betsy holds a BA in Social Work from USM and a MSW from University of Connecticut.