ALICE M. SAVAGE
KIWANIS CLUB OF AUGUSTA, MAINE
KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION TRUSTEE
Alice M. Savage of Windsor, Maine, was appointed to a three-year term as Kiwanis International Foundation trustee in October 2012.
Alice joined the Kiwanis Club of Augusta in 1997. She has served as club secretary, chaired several committees, is a Builders Club advisor and is on the board of directors. She was a distinguished lieutenant governor. As a board member of the Kiwanis Foundation of New England, Alice supported the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute in Boston and, as New England District Kiwanis International Foundation chair, she strongly advocated for the iodine deficiencies disorders Worldwide Service Project, presenting informational programs and providing matching funds for George F. Hixson Fellowships.
Alice is a member of the Founders Circle, the Kiwanis Leadership and the Heritage Societies; a New Zealand-South Pacific District Griffin Fellow; a George F. Hixson Fellow; a Charter Zeller Fellow; and a major donor to The Eliminate Project. The Kiwanis Club of Augusta recently presented her with a Diamond Zeller.
She served on the University of New England (UNE) Board of Trustees from 2001–09 and is on the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) Board of Visitors from 2014–17.
Alice graduated from Mount Holyoke College and earned a PhD in Biology from Brown University and an MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is board certified in internal medicine, infectious diseases and clinical microbiology. Alice has been a faculty member at Muhlenberg College, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and adjunct faculty at the University of New England. Most of Alice’s professional career centered on teaching, research and patient care in the Department of Veteran Affairs at the VA Medical Center in Nashville, TN, and also as Associate Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care/Acting Chief of Staff at the VA Medical and Regional Office Center at Togus, ME.
Alice’s philanthropy extends to providing student scholarships at Mount Holyoke College, UNE, Thomas College, and UMA. She provides support to Drexel University College of Medicine, the Maine Women Writers Collection, the Marine Science Program at UNE, the Kennebec Valley Humane Society and various wildlife and environmental groups. In Windsor, she is deeply involved with the Windsor Elementary School Library and its literacy and advanced reading programs.