To The Top Foundation Board Members
DANA ANDERSON – Board Member, President – Dana is the Executive Director of Valo, an organization she founded with a mission to help youth gain self-awareness through creative expression, group conversations, and community living during monthly retreats. No matter the setting, Dana finds great reward in working to empower youth. Dana earned her M.Ed from Harvard and her B.A. in English and Education from Middlebury. If given an afternoon, Dana can be found cooking, running, or drawing, and spending time with her husband, Erik, and their three young sons in Freeport.
CHRIS DARGIE – Board Member, Treasurer – Chris is an attorney at Perkins Thompson in Portland, Maine, where he focuses on representing businesses and non-profit organizations. In his spare time, he can be found chasing after his two young daughters or training for other endurance sports. Chris earned his J.D. at the University of Maine School of Law and a B.A. in journalism at the University of New Hampshire.
MICHAEL GILROY – Board Member, Secretary – Gil is the founder/owner of Frontier - a destination where people gather to explore the world through food, film, music and art. Gil studied international business/relations in Virginia and Washington, D.C. He’s lived in Russia and attended school in Moscow and St. Petersburg. He’s led cultural expeditions on the Trans-Siberian Railway and through China, Russia, Mongolia, Central Asia, and Iran. Gil is the co-founder of TEDxDirigo and The Treehouse Institute. Gil resides in Yarmouth, Maine with his wife, Chelsy, and their two daughters.