Omega Wellness was granted a Public Charity 501(c)3 status by the IRS in 2006. Our primary focus is to bring a higher quality of health and living via natural methods…. Hippocrates stated, “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.”
Board of Trustees
Theodore D. Crooker – President Omega Wellness
Owner and partner of Harry C. Crooker & Sons, Inc. since 1974. Ted Crooker past President of the Maine Asphalt Paving Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Construction Self-insured Trust. He is a past Director of the Board of Parkview Hospital, the Poland Springs Health Institute, Topsham Development, Inc., Pine Tree Academy, and the Associated Builders of Maine.
Steve Johnson – Treasure
Steve Johnson has more than 18 years of senior level technology software experience for both public and private high tech companies such as Prentice Hall Software, Scopus Technologies (now SiebelSystems), Apropos Technology and Blackbaud (formerly Kintera). He played an integral role in the development of successful partnerships, channels and value-added reseller (VAR) strategies with companies that included Salesforce.com, Accenture, Cisco Systems, Michrosoft Business Solutions, IBM Canada and 3Com. Johnson received an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Accounting with a Biology minor from Union College. Steve is currently serving as Vice President of Channel Partners for Blackbaud, a public software company providing engagement, donor management and fund accounting for non-profits such as American Heart Association, Autism Speaks, Bowdoin College and Livestrong.org. Steve has also served on the Board of Trustees for Parkview Memorial Hospital for over 9 years. He is currently on Parkview’s Finance and Strategic Development Committee, and he chairs the Compensation Committee. Steve has been active in the autism community as well, and he is a co-founder of an autism social site www.foggyrock.com and founder of a free autism communication management application www.iabida.com/.
Kenneth Lombard, MD - Member
Dr. Lombard attended medical school at Loma Linda University in California and received his medical degree in 1982. He completed his pediatric training and Chief Residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center before starting a fellowship in Nutrition at the University of Iowa under the guidance of Samuel Fomon, MD and Ekhard E. Ziegler, MD. After completing his fellowship in nutrition and obtaining board certification from the American Board of Nutrition he joined the faculty at the University of Iowa in 1988. He subsequently completed a second fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Iowa and obtained sub-board certification in 1992. After relocating to Maine in 1993, he established the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition for Maine Medical. In 1999 he became the Medical Director for Nutrition Support at Maine Medical Center and the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. After that time a significant portion of his time was spent in implementing programs to assist children with established obesity (Countdown to a Healthy ME Program) and to collaborate with efforts to develop new overweight prevention programs in Maine such as the Maine Youth Overweight Collaborative of which he was the Clinical Chair. From 1995 to 2007 he was the Medical Director for the Maine Pediatric Specialty Group. In 2007 he assumed the role of Chief Medical Officer at Maine Medical Partners, a multi-specialty physician group affiliated with Maine Medical Center and Maine Health.
Dr. Timothy Howe – Member, Chairman Medical Advisory Board
Dr. Timothy Howe is board certified in Internal Medicine. After completing his residency at Loma Linda University, Dr. Howe worked four years as Medical Director of Riverside and San Bernardino County Indian Health. During this time he also held teaching appointments in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine at Loma Linda University. It was at this time that he developed an interest in the prevention and reversal of Type II Diabetes. In 1989 Dr. Howe and his family moved to Maine where he established a private practice in Brunswick. Dr. Howe served as Medical Director of Parkview Hospital from 1991 to 1995. He resigned from this position to spend increased time in Preventive Medicine. He now serves as Medical Director of the Parkview Wellness Department and of the Diabetes Education Program. In 1995 Dr. Howe started the Lifestyle Choices Program at Parkview. This program continues to thrive assisting people in disease treatment and reversal using non-drug therapies. Dr Howe lectures widely in local venues as well as on radio and television. His passion is the reversal of Diabetes Type II and Cardiovascular Disease as well as Cancer Prevention using a whole food, plant-based diet and exercise.
Adrianna Crooker Catlin – Member
A native of Brunswick, Maine, Adrianna Crooker Catlin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern Maine with a Bachelor’s in Social Work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire in December of 2008. Adrianna now practices oncology social work at the Payson Center for Cancer Care in Concord, NH, as well as medical social work at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, NH. Adrianna’s passion lies in recruiting bone marrow donors with the National Marrow Donor Program and the Maine Leukemia Foundation. In her free time, Adrianna enjoys traveling, canoeing and motorcycle riding with her husband, Peter.
Hollie Curts-Feldman – Member
Hollie and her husband Mike are independent realtors aligned with Coldwell Real Estate Brunswick agency. Hollis has her college degree in environmental design from Ball State University Ball State Muncie, IN. She grew up in a home where residential development was a way of life. Today her passion for being outdoors and staying fit is seen by her constant activities hiking, biking, skiing, sailing. Her care of the environment is an added insight to the governance of Omega Wellness.
Mike Feldman – Member
Mike a Boston MA native, moved to Maine with his family as a young man and has lived here his entire life. A graduate of Hebron Academy Hebron ME and Bowdoin College graduate with a degree Political Science. Mike has a passion for Special Olympics and is former Maine State Board Chair, he currently serves as vice-chair of the Special Olympics. Mike’s passion for politics is shown not only in his Bowdoin College degree but also as a six year Former counselor in the Town of Brunswick. Today along with his wife Hollie he stays actively engage as a realtor.