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Waterville, Maine — Waterville Creates!, one of Maine’s leading arts and cultural organizations and a key driver in making the city a vibrant destination in central Maine, has elected Jim LaLiberty to the role of vice president of the Waterville Creates! board of directors as of February 28th. As vice president of the board, Jim will continue to help lead the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it works toward building a strong future for the arts in greater Waterville. Jim also serves as chair of the Waterville Opera House board.

Jim is currently an attorney at Jabar, LaLiberty & Dubord LLC and has practiced law in Waterville for 36 years. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of Maine School of Law. His practice is concentrated in the areas of business and commercial law. In addition to his role on the Waterville Opera House board, Jim is also a member of the board of directors of MaineGeneral Health. He lives in Waterville with his wife, Julie, a seventh grade teacher at Waterville Junior High.

“I am proud to serve the arts in Waterville through my dual roles on both the Waterville Creates! and the Waterville Opera House boards,” stated LaLiberty upon being voted in as vice president. “Working in tandem with my fellow board members as well as our communities’ collaborative partners in the arts, including the Harold Alfond Foundation and Colby College, I have no doubt that we will succeed in strengthening our community as a vibrant creative center, and increasing access to creative opportunities for all.”

“Jim brings an invaluable amount of experience to the Waterville Creates! board – we are incredibly grateful he’s able to take on this expanded role,” says Waterville Creates! Board President, Larry Sterrs.


About Waterville Creates! Waterville Creates! promotes increased awareness of cultural opportunities and events while supporting enhanced programming and operations for its community partners and audiences. Waterville Creates! provides marketing, administrative, and development services to arts and cultural institutions in the greater Waterville area.