Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.

About the Foundation

J. Bradford (Brad) Coffey

Senior Vice President & President, Covenant Health Foundation
Brad leads philanthropy for Covenant Health Foundation and its members, including St. Joseph Foundations. Brad was hired in 2015 after spending 15 years raising philanthropic support for healthcare and higher education. He has been an attorney licensed to practice law in Maine since 1993 and is a graduate of the George Washington University and the University of Maine School of Law.  His wife, Elizabeth, and he reside in Bangor, and they have three children, Madeleine, Gabriel and Tobias. Contact Brad at


Julie Duran

Foundation Coordinator, St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation
Julie came to St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation in the fall of 2015 as a temp employee through a local temp agency and officially joined our team at St. Joseph’s in December. She has an extensive background in banking and administration. Julie enjoys gardening, hiking and camping with her family. Contact Julie at


Pip Hansen-Daigneault

Fundraising and Stewardship Writer, Covenant Health Foundation
Pip joined the Foundation in early 2018 to create and guide the Foundation’s written materials, from appeals to newsletters. With a career grounded in marketing and copywriting, she fell in love with philanthropy after completing her graduate studies in International Development (Massey University, New Zealand). When she’s not dreaming up new ways to connect and engage with our wonderful supporters, you’ll find Pip in her kitchen baking something delicious. Pip and her husband, Adam, live in Orono and have a young son, Mahé. Contact Pip at  

Catherine A. (Cathy) LeMay

Grants Associate, Covenant Health Foundation
Cathy joined the Foundation in 2019 to collaborate with colleagues across the organization and throughout the community to identify and pursue grant opportunities aligned with St. Joseph's goals. She has extensive experience working with corporate, foundation, and government funding sources in healthcare organizations. Cathy is a Maine native with a deep appreciation for the mission of St. Joseph Hospital and the service the organization provides to the community. She enjoys gardening, hiking, fishing and hanging around at camp with her husband and their two dogs. Contact Cathy at