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Meet Our Staff

Sonja Carvalho has been with the program since 1995. She currently serves as our Administrative Manager. She oversees all program operations and staff. Prior, she was a home day care provider for 8 years. Click to email Sonja.

Rachel Lessard has been with the program since 2000. She currently serves as our CACFP Operations Coordinator. She is in charge of processing claims and maintaining our data systems. Prior, she worked in the CACFP office. Click to email Rachel.

Chris Bagley has been with the program since 1999. She currently serves as our CACFP Coordinator in Southern Maine. Prior, she was a home day care provider for 15 years. Click to email Chris.

Chris Wood has been with the program since 2003. She currently serves as our CACFP Coordinator in Central Maine. Prior, she worked as a teacher in the Head Start Program. Click to email Chris.

Melissa Gagne has been with the program since 2008. She currently serves as our CACFP Coordinator in Maine. Prior, she was a home day care provider for over 20 years. Click to email Melissa.

Suzanne Blais has been with the program since 2006. She currently serves as our CACFP Operations Assistant. She assists in the day to day processing of claims. Prior, she worked in the SEARCH office and continues to volunteer for that program.  Click to email Suzanne.

Jennifer Leach has been with the program since 2014. She currently serves as our CACFP Coordinator in Northern Maine. Prior, she was a home day care provider for 9 years. Click to email Jennifer.

Ardo Maalim has been with the program since 2015. She currently serves as our CACFP Coordinator/interpreter for the Somali Community. Prior, she was a home day care provider for 3 years. Click to email Ardo

David Mireault has been with our program since 2016 and works in the office supporting our Coordinators.    Click to email Dave