Anne-Marie is a registered dietitian with over 25 years of experience in the field of nutrition and health promotion. She has worked in a wide variety of settings including education, corporate for profit, retail, non-profit and healthcare. She most recently served as the wellness director for the Casco Bay YMCA and as a school health coordinator in RSU No. 5 (Durham-Freeport-Pownal). Prior to these roles, Anne-Marie was employed by the University of Southern Maine (USM) Muskie School of Public Service as coordinator II: community health initiatives providing her nutrition and physical activity expertise to schools state-wide. She also served as adjunct faculty for the USM College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions. Anne-Marie worked in the corporate setting for 14 years at Hannaford, managing both their employee wellness programs and their consumer information department. Earlier in her career she worked as a clinical dietitian at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Central Maine Medical Center and Stephens Memorial Hospital. Anne-Marie is a competitive athlete having completed 20 (26-mile) marathons and 14 triathalons, including qualifying for and competing in the first Womens Olympic Marathon trials in 1984. Anne-Marie serves as the chairperson of a town-appointed Active Living Task Force in her community. She has received numerous awards including the Bicycle Coalition of Maine's Harry Faust Leadership Award (2013), the U.S. Surgeon General's Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future Champion Award (2008) and was inducted into the Maine Running Hall of Fame (2000).
University of Maine
Advanced Graduate Study Certificate
University of New England
University of Maine
Board Certifications and Licenses
Teacher Certificate - Health K-12
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Foods & Nutrition
Whatley-Blum, J., Davee, A.,Devore, et al, "Reduced Availability of school sugar-sweetened beverages and diet soda has a limited impact on beverage consumption patterns in Maine high school youth", Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Nov/Dec 2008.
Whatley-Blum, J., Davee, A., Devore, et al, "Implementation of Low-Fat, Low-Sugar and Portion-Controlled Nutrition Guidelines in Competitive Food Venues of Maine Public High Schools", Journal of School Health, Dec 2007.
Davee, A., Whatley-Blum, J., Devore et al, "Maine's Vending and A La Carte Policy Intervention in Public High Schools, " CDC's Preventing Chronic Disease Journal, Nov. 2005.
Davee, A., Rosen, C., Adler, R., "Exercise Patterns and Trabecular Bone Density in College Aged Women", Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 1990.
USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)
Healthy Maine Partnerships
Fuel Up to Play 60
USDA Team Nutrition