Lindsay specializes in policy development, program analysis, evaluation design, and grant management related to public health issues, including chronic disease prevention, tobacco treatment, substance use, and behavioral health. In 2014 she became an Evaluation Associate at Hart Consulting, which merged with Market Decisions Research in 2016, where she is currently employed.
Lindsay began her career as a Drug Court Case Manager in Lewiston and later as the Statewide Coordinator for Maine’s Family and Juvenile Drug Courts for the Administrative Office of the Courts. After seven years involved in that program she then served as the State Agency Coordinator for the Maine Community Transformation Grant before turning her focus to program evaluation. She has also worked on various court improvement programs and was a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer supervisor. She was a founding member and former President of the Board of Directors for the Maine Alliance for Drug Treatment Courts, a non-profit focused on supporting court based treatment programs. She is also a member of the American Public Health Association and the Maine Public Health Association.
Lindsay received her bachelor of science in criminal justice from Northeastern University and her masters in public administration from The University of Maine. She has presented on numerous topics and projects at both the state and national level, co-facilitates trainings on implicit bias and cultural competency in health care, and is a notary public. She is originally from Biddeford and now lives in Sabattus with her husband, two young children, and three cats.