About Us


Who We Are

Granite Bay Care was founded upon our unwavering belief that through therapeutic relationships, we can effect healthy self-determination and genuine community integration. Within our name is an acronym that spells out the values that all our employees embody when servicing those entrusted to our care:

  • Collaboration
  • Autonomy
  • Responsibility
  • Efficacy

We believe that in order to teach these values to others, we must first learn, live, and embody these values ourselves. For this reason we require that all our people are good citizens, so that they will serve as shining examples to their clients, peers, and communities.

Beth Sullivan
Beth Sullivan

State Director

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 222
Email: [email protected]

Beth Sullivan is the State Director for Granite Bay Care. She graduated from Hanover College with a degree in Theology, and served as a Youth Minister for six years before beginning her work with Developmentally Disabled adults more than fifteen years ago. Beth maintains an active role in the training and development of the staff she supports, including teaching crisis prevention and intervention to GBC staff. Beth is a strong and tireless advocate for helping individuals reach their full potential, while still having a fun and fulfillment along the way, Beth serves as the Coach for Granite Bay Care’s Special Olympics Team, and each year leads scores of athletes and staff to events throughout the State of Maine. She works to build wraparound teams of support for each client, including case managers, guardians, and staff as they work towards meeting their shared goals. Beth believes that a very positive and supportive approach is key to helping others be their best.

Christopher Call
Christopher Call, LSW

Operations Director

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 243
Email: [email protected]

Christopher Call, Granite Bay Care’s Operations Director, brings to GBC a wealth of experience and knowledge. Chris has used motivational team building as a center piece of his management approach. He is committed to continue to build on the great reputation that Granite Bay Care has built in the community. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our organization. Chris strives to ensure every individual that receives services for developmental disabilities receives the very best services. He is committed to continued growth and opportunities that Granite Bay Care offers to the individuals we serve and employ.

Prior to GBC, Chris worked at the State of Maine, Department of Health and Human Services, for 17 years. He worked in both the Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) and then the Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS). His most recent role for OADS, was the Developmental Disabilities Crisis Supervisor for District 1&2. During his 4 years in this role he was a voting member of the Three Person Review Committee for Cumberland County overseeing behavior management plans for Cumberland and York Counties. He was instrumental in transitioning and the implementation of the latest State of Maine Behavior regulations. Chris was the State’s certified trainer on the Rights of individuals with developmental disabilities, Reportable Events, and the new State of Maine behavior regulations.

Prior to working as the DD Crisis Supervisor, Chris was a Child Protective Investigator for OCFS for 10 years before becoming a leader in the Implementation and assisted in developing new approaches to Children and Family Services. This included the development of new State policies and establishing new programs, and processes of OCFS. This lead to a major reduction in children in the State foster care system.

His educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from the University of Southern Maine. He minored in Sociology. Also an associate’s degree in Law Enforcement Technology and management from Southern Maine Technical College. Chris has been a Licensed Social Worker since 2001.

Phil Collin
Phil Collin, MSW

Clinical Director

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 247
Email: [email protected]

A graduate of Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Phil has received advanced training in individual, group, and family therapy, with specialties in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and MultiFamilyGroup Psychoeducation, practice and implementation. He has been working in hospital and community mental health settings for over 20 years, including experience in Emergency Department (Acute) Psychiatry and mobile crisis intervention, outpatient psychiatric services, and with the Center for Psychiatric Research at Maine Medical Center as clinician with the Portland Identification and Early Referral (PIER) Program. He worked as senior trainer, supervisor, and consultant with the Biosocial Training Institute and served as Managing Director of the Family Psychoeducation Institute at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. Phil has also provided training and program implementation support in Multifamily Group Psychoeducation. Treatment (MFGT) to Behavioral Healthcare providers across the US and was Principal Trainer in MFGT for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Mental Health Services.

Elmuatz Abdelrahim
Elmuatz (Mutaz) Abdelrahim

Area Director

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 230
Email: [email protected]

Mutaz Abdelrahim, GBC’s Area Director for Cumberland County is a committed, caring, dedicated caregiver who joined GBC in 2007. He has held different positions in the agency starting as a weekend DSP, to a house manager, to a program manager and finally, an area director. As an Area Director, Mutaz brought with him solid knowledge of the operations of different GBC positions. He has witnessed firsthand the growth, challenges and opportunities that the agency offers to hundreds of past and new Mainers.

His educational background includes an undergraduate degree in Microbiology. Mutaz earned his B.Sc. in Microbiology from Pune University in India. He holds a Master’s Degree in Justice Studies from Southern New Hampshire University. Currently, he is in his final stretch to complete his second Master’s Degree in Community Economic Development (CED). His academic achievements also include a diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques (MLT), a diploma in Ecommerce Programing, and a certificate of MHRT.

Being concerned with community engagement, Mutaz is interested in giving back to the community through different volunteer jobs he has undertaken over the years. He has been a volunteer with the American Red Cross since 2008. Mutaz became a DAT Captain for Androscoggin County, a certified First Line Supervisor, and represented Maine Red Cross in a national conference in Washington DC. Mutaz is a Board Member of Maine Community Integration Organization and Community Clinical Services, an FQHC Affiliated with St. Mary Health System. Mutaz brings with him compassion, versatility and willingness to serve the underserved; and most importantly, high dedications and persistence to serve GBC consumers and staff.

Jeff Tatarczuk
Jeff Tatarczuk

Area Director

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 238
Email: [email protected]

Jeff Tatarczuk, Area Director, Graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington with a degree in Community Health Education. While at Farmington, Jeff was a 4 year starter and captain of the men’s soccer team. An athlete with a passion for helping people, Jeff landed at Granite Bay Care in 2011 as a Direct Support Staff. While working as a direct care staff, Jeff had held temporary House Manager positions until he was promoted to Program Manager in 2013. Jeff spent nearly 3 years as a Program Manager, and in 2016 was promoted to Area Director. Jeff is a certified Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention instructor as well as the trainer for our Suicide Prevention Policy. Working his way up the chain, and having held multiple positions, Jeff has a lengthy knowledge of all facets of Granite Bay Care.

Janice Levis-Martin
Janice Levis-Martin, RN

Director of Nursing

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 237
Email: [email protected]

Janice Levis-Martin was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She served in the United States Air Force immediately after high school and spent time stationed in Colorado Springs, Las Vegas, and Tokyo. In 1970 she moved to Maine and attended Westbrook College with degrees in Business Administration and Nursing.

After graduating from nursing school, Janice honed her skills in several acute-care inpatient hospital facilities including Brighton Medical Center, Maine Medical Center, and Togus Veterans Administration Hospital. Janice became certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse while working at Jackson Brook Institute. She then went on to provide quality mental health care as a home health visiting nurse for over a decade.

Known for the quality of her work and the breadth of her experience, Janice then spent 14 years as a Nurse Consultant/Educator at an outpatient mental health agency where she provided CRMA instruction to agency staff in addition to working as an assisted living residential administrator and agency RN consultant.

Janice is committed to providing top-quality health care for all individuals as well as maintaining a high standard of educational instruction for mental health professionals. It is her belief that the finest health care stems from kindness, understanding, and a passion for learning.

E'kul Kanakan
E’nkul Kanakan, M.Ed, MBA

Human Resources Director

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 227
Email: [email protected]

E’nkul E. Kanakan, Granite Bay Care’s HR Director, brings to GBC a wealth of experience and knowledge. Prior to assuming his current role, E’nkul had also served as an Area Director and Director of Vocational Services with GBC. He holds a Master’s in Education with Specialization in English as a Foreign Language, and a Masters in Business Administration with Specialization in E-Business. E’nkul is a trained educator with more than 20 years of continuous teaching and teacher training in various fields. He has several years of experience in International Relations as a past employee of the US Department of State, the US Agency for International Development and the US Peace Corps, and has worked as a United Nations translator and Interpreter. In addition to his work at GBC, E’nkul has served as an adjunct professor of African Politics at a local New England University since 2008, and devotes time to volunteering in various not-for-profit organizations, and is a community grassroots organizer for the African diaspora in Maine.

Scott Fazzina
Scott Fazzina

IT Director

Phone: (603) 224-0044 ext 303
Email: [email protected]

Scott Fazzina has been serving as Granite Bay Care’s IT Director since 2008. With over 16 years of experience in information technology and communications he brings a wealth of knowledge to our organization. He is tasked develop and manage innovative, robust, and secure information technology throughout our organization.

Through his many years at GBC he has developed implemented a wide variety of information systems to streamline the organizations operations. Most recently, Scott was tasked with implementing our Care Tracker system. With this system we are able to more accurately track and manage the behaviors and personal goals of our clients. This gives us an in-depth look in their specific behaviors to provide our clients with the best care possible.

David Kinsella
David Kinsella, MSW

Director of Training

Phone: (207) 878-3221 ext 242
Email: [email protected]

David Kinsella, GBC’s Director of Training, is committed to the optimal well-being and progress of all clients at Granite Bay Care through education and clinical consultation. He operates under the fundamental premise that delivering the best quality training to all levels of Granite Bay Care staff ensures the best quality care for our clients. He creates, oversees, and instructs curricula that integrate best practice concepts, core clinical skill building, and evidence based-trauma informed knowledge. These trainings not only meet but go beyond the State and Federal regulatory requirements including but not limited to the GBC client-specific Program Direct Support Professional Re-certification Training. David’s constant goal is to provide each client with rigorously trained and competent support teams who are equipped with the skills to facilitate an atmosphere where that client can reach his or her fullest potential and live a healthy life.

David has extensive experience in the health care and educational fields and is currently adjunct faculty in the Health and Human Services department at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA). He is the former Division Manager of the Behavioral Health Sciences Institute (BHSI), and has clinically practiced as a Clinician for In-home and Community-Based 65HCT Services, Clinician on the Cumberland County Crisis Team, and Homeless Youth Case Management Services. David’s instructional skills coupled with his adept clinical training and experience make him uniquely qualified as the Director of Training. He constantly raises the standards for staff training in the health and human services field making the Granite Bay Care, Inc. experience uniquely positive and rewarding for all.


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About Our Company

Granite Bay Care is committed to creating and maintaining community integration for individuals with Developmental Disabilities, while assisting them to obtain fundamental rights and increasing their quality of life.

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  • Address: 2338 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04103

  • Phone: (207) 878-3229

  • Email: [email protected]