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Community Programs Team

Staff Details

Peter Wagner
Ph: 207-865-6171 x23
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 have gone through Freeport High School: Colby ’18 studies at Davidson College, Shea ’19 is a first-year student at San Diego State University, and Gabe ’20 is a senior at FHS. They’ve got two cats and two 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.
Childhood Education Coordinator
Leah Campbell
Ph: 207-865-6171 x26
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 x21
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 x25
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.
Adult Education Coordinator
Kelli Park
Ph: 207-865-6171 x22
17 West Street - Freeport
Kelli has lived all over the country as a child and as an adult, and has spent the past several years loving life on the coast of Maine. She studied Studio Art and Literature at Marietta College in Ohio and has coordinated adult education programs at RSU5 Community Programs for the past six years. She loves traveling locally, regionally, and beyond, and has enjoyed exploring the Canadian Maritimes in recent years. She spends her spare time working as a freelance writer and photographer for a number of publications, while exploring the local character of different regions along the coast. She has a baby boy who is her favorite sidekick on adventures near and far.
Recreation Programs Assistant
Ciprian Marinut
Ph: 207-865-6171
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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