FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington recently appointed alumnus and president and CEO of Jobs for Maine’s Graduates Craig Larrabee as the new co-chair of the committee to oversee the upcoming year-long celebration of UMF’s 150th anniversary in fall 2013.

A member of the class of 1992, Larrabee served 20 years with JMG — a statewide, private, nonprofit program that provides drop-out prevention and school-to-work transition services for at-risk youth. He was named director of operations in 1999, executive vice president in 2002 and president and CEO in 2005.

Larrabee is also a member of the Juvenile Justice Implementation Council, the Department of Labor’s Maine Jobs Council and chairs the Youth Transitions Committee of that Council. He received the UMF Alumni Achievement Award, an accolade that honors a graduate who has achieved distinction in his/her field. Larrabee is also a member of the UMF Alumni Council.