WATERVILLE — MaineGeneral Health recently elected new members to its board of directors. The are: David Hay, M.D., of Rome; Mark Johnston, of Manchester; James LaLiberty, of Waterville; and Gary Peachey, of Augusta.

William Sprague, of Manchester, was elected board chair. Sprague is president of the Sprague and Curtis real estate agency.

Hay, a gastroenterologist with MaineGeneral Gastroenterology in Waterville, has practiced in this area since 1990. He was elected by MaineGeneral’s active medical staff as its at-large representative. Hay completed medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. He did his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut and completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Hay is the author of “The Little Black Book of Gastroenterology.”

Johnston is president and chief executive officer of Kennebec Savings Bank. Johnston is campaign chairman of MaineGeneral’s capital campaign. He serves on the boards of Camp KV for Kids, the Elsie and William Viles Foundation and the Augusta Board of Trade. He is an advisory board member of Theater at Monmouth, the Kennebec Historical Society and the Kennebec Land Trust. He is actively involved in the Augusta Kiwanis Club.

LaLiberty is an attorney at Jabar, Batten, Ringer and LaLiberty in Waterville. A Waterville native, he concentrates his practice in commercial transactions, business law and the formation and structuring of business entities. For many years, LaLiberty coached youth hockey in Waterville and is now a member of the Board of Directors for the Central Maine Youth Hockey Association. He also serves on the board of directors for the Waterville Opera House.

Peachey has been the owner and president of Peachey Builders in Augusta since 1996. The commercial building contractor was started by his grandfather, George Peachey, in 1947. He is a member and past president of the Augusta Board of Trade, board chairman of Construction Services Group Trust and Dirigo Re-insurance Group and a member of the board of the Kennebec Valley YMCA.

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