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Community Programs Team

Staff Details

Peter Wagner
Ph: 207-865-6171 x323
17 West Street - Freeport
Peter Wagner grew up in Bath, Maine, and has lived in Freeport since 2014. He began his work as the Director of Community Programs in July 2018. In his professional career he’s been a high school history teacher, worked with a number of international sporting events including the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, and spent nearly 20 years in alumni relations and advancement at three liberal arts colleges. His wife, Elena, is a pediatric nurse practitioner. They have three boys who are Freeport High School graduates: Colby ’18 studies at Davidson College, Shea ’19 studies at San Diego State University and will soon be a Marine Reserve, and Gabe ’20 studies and plays basketball at Western New England University. They’ve got two cats and three dogs that provide them great joy and many laughs. He’s passionate about baseball, anything his boys are into, and the quality of life in Freeport/RSU5 and the state of Maine.
Adult Education Coordinator
Katy Bizier
Ph: 207-865-6171 x322
17 West Street - Freeport
Katy Bizier joined the Community Programs team in Summer of 2020 as the Adult Education Coordinator. Katy grew up in Winslow, Maine, and attended Colby College, where she studied cellular-molecular biology and biochemistry. She then moved to the Boston area where she earned her Master’s in Education at Boston College. Her first years in education were spent teaching life sciences at Malden High School, and she then served as Science Teacher Leader for three years, as well as serving as an Adjunct Professor at Bunker Hill Community College. In summer of 2017, Katy returned to Maine to be closer to family and reside in the state she loves dearly. Katy is very passionate about equity in education and is a graduate of the National Institute for School Leadership’s Maine Executive Development Program through the Maine DOE. In her free time, Katy enjoys trail running, hiking, barre classes, cooking, knitting, time with her family in Rangeley, and most of all, having fun with her four nieces and nephews.
Childhood Education Coordinator
Leah Campbell
Ph: 207-865-6171 x326
17 West Street - Freeport
Leah Campbell joined the Community Programs team in August 2019 as the Childhood Education Coordinator. In that role she is responsible for managing the preschool, before and after care, and summertime Camp Seaside operations. Leah is a native of Newburyport, Massachusetts and attended the University of Vermont studying Early Childhood Special Education and Human Development and Family Studies. After college Leah worked in rural Vermont as an Early Childhood Special Educator before accepting a Fulbright Grant to teach English in Taiwan for a year. When Leah is not working, she enjoys running, yoga, hiking, traveling, and exploring Portland's food scene.
Office Coordinator
Sarah Cass
Ph: 207-865-6171 x321
17 West Street - Freeport
Sarah Cass graduated from Wheaton College in 1990 and recently retired from 25 years with the Freeport Fire Rescue where she managed the office and held an EMT license for 20 years. She resides in Durham with her husband Jason, a Freeport firefighter of over 25 years and local residential contractor. They have two children who went through RSU5 schools; both played sports and went on to college. She loves traveling, summer weather and the beach, movies, sea turtles, lighthouses, campfires, and curling up with her dogs while reading. Her membership in the Freeport Lioness-Lions, a non profit organization, extends her reach in the community. I love being a part of the RSU and working with our local community. She believes that Durham/Freeport/Pownal is a fabulous area and enjoys work that helps her connect others with great local opportunities.
Recreation Coordinator
Chris Guerette
Ph: 207-865-6171 x325
17 West Street - Freeport
Chris Guerette grew up in Connecticut. While he is neither proud nor ashamed of that fact, he's probably going to bring it up if you talk to him for more than five minutes. He's an Eagle Scout and attended Syracuse University when they still had a decent football team. He's been a Computer Help Desk Coordinator, Park Ranger, Systems Analyst, and Ropes Course Builder. He knows of a secret ingredient that harnesses the awesome power of apples. He lives in Durham with his wife and two sons. He is an avid board gamer, graphic designer, paddler, and hiker. He's totally into 90's hip-hop and always keeps it real.
Recreation Programs Assistant
Ciprian Marinut
Ph: 207-865-6171 x324
17 West Street - Freeport
Ciprian Marinut is a native of Deva in the Transylvania region of Romania. Before relocating to the United States he played professional soccer for the Muresul Deva club and worked as a sports journalist, soccer coach, and physical education teacher. Ciprian has a BA and an MBA in journalism, a BA in physical education, and an MBA in sports performance, and is working toward his PhD in sports history. As a journalist he covered the UEFA Champions League, the Davis Cup, and the Romanian National Gymnastics Championships, among other events. As a coach and PE teacher he worked with all age groups and with recreational and professional teams. He moved to the US in 2016 after his wife won the Greencard Visa Lottery and he has been living in Maine ever since. He coaches soccer at FMS and joined the Community Programs team in February 2019.

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