NASW Maine Chapter Staff

Interim Executive Director

Lynn Stanley, LICSW


Lynn Stanley, LICSW is the interim executive director for the NASW Maine Chapter and the executive director for NASW NH Chapter. She has clinical experience and a strong macro social work background in social policy, training and facilitation, non-profit leadership, and volunteer board coordination. She spent fourteen years with Casey Family Services: first as a clinical case manager, then providing technical assistance to foster/ adoptive parent associations, and the last six years as the Team Leader for Casey’s school-based Franklin Family Resource Center. Lynn was the Lead for the NH Afterschool Network, working to increase out of school learning opportunities for youth and closing the opportunity gap for lower income youth. She is adjunct faculty/teaching lecturer at the University of New Hampshire, Simmons University, Plymouth State University, and Rivier University. Lynn earned her MSW from the University of New Hampshire. She is also a proud Zonta member. You may contact her by phone at the Chapter or on her cell (603) 496-0994 or by emailing

Administrative Assistant

Barbara Steward, BBA



Barbara Steward, BBA
, Our Administrative Assistant lives in Augusta. She has a BBA from the University of Maine Augusta, has had a career in business administration, marketing, advertising and sales avenues, most recently as Director of Sales for several hotel markets in the Augusta area.

She lived and worked in Aruba for seven years beginning as an Off Property Contact for Divi Resorts, a Customer Service Rep. for Sinbad Charters and then as a Marketing Coordinator for DePalm Tours. After returning to Maine, Barbara established where she served as a timeshare rental and sales broker for ten years.

Barbara has served on the Board of Directors of the Kennebec Valley Tourism Counsel and for a number of years, she participated in the Walk to Stop Hunger.


Melissa Macphee, MSW Student

Melissa is currently an MSW student at the University of Maine and an Intern at the Maine chapter of NASW. Service to others is her calling. She has served in the United States Marine Corps followed by over fourteen years as a law enforcement officer. During that time she also worked as a victim’s advocate working with victims of violent crimes, domestic violence, and with child victims. She has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the American Military University, then decided to pursue her master’s in social work due to the variety of positions available with a social work degree. Her current focus is to be in clinical practice but is also interested in policy and has been enjoying the work on a macro level with NASW. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children, family and friends, doing anything outside, cooking, reading, and watching all the Boston sports.


Michelle Moschkau, MSW Student

Michelle is presently in the MSW program at the University of Maine, and is thankful to be an intern for NASW Maine. Michelle has a Bachelor of Arts from the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, where she studied ecology, psychology, and human development. She currently works as an advocate for the Family Violence Project in Kennebec and Somerset Counties. Prior to this role, Michelle worked for 4.5 years as Reentry Coordinator for the Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast. She also teaches yoga and mindfulness classes in Waldo County. Michelle’s heart can be found in a canoe with her partner and rescue dog, on the yoga mat or meditation cushion, and in dance workshops. She is interested in the ability of macro social work to be a catalyst for essential social justice work, and is glad to learn to see social work from this lens.


Lesley Hanscom, MSW Student

Lesley is an MSW intern for NASW Maine. She is working on obtaining her MSW through the University of Maine. Lesley obtained a BA in Psychology and Community Studies from the University of Maine at Machias in 2011. Lesley has experience as an adult mental health case manager, working with adults with intellectual disabilities, and most recently as a Child Protective Caseworker for DHHS/OCFS where she holds an LSW. Lesley has been employed as a Caseworker for nearly eight years. Since her experience has been primarily in direct service, Lesley is happy to be interning with NASW, where she can increase and expand upon her macro social work experience. Lesley is a dedicated fan of the New England Patriots. Lesley lives in Jonesboro where she enjoys spending free time with family, friends, and her 12-year-old English Setter named Thunder.