Leadership Seacoast Announces Class of 2020

Kennebunk Savings Bank Sponsors Opening Retreat

Durham, N.H., January 8, 2020 – Leadership Seacoast, a local non-profit organization committed to the development of informed and active community leaders, welcomed the Class of 2020 with a retreat, held at The Browne Center for Innovative Learning in Durham, New Hampshire. The day-long orientation was sponsored by Kennebunk Savings Bank.

Famed Browne Center facilitators conducted exercises and team building activities to bridge the gap between member personal, professional, and civic identities. The discussions and drills will establish strong foundations for healthy dialogue throughout the January-June curriculum.

The Leadership Seacoast Class of 2020 includes:

New Hampshire

Barrington: Katie Maggio, Matthew Piper

Dover: Paula Baxley, Andrew Strosahl, Ashleigh Tucker

Durham: Lisa Keslar

East Kingston: Juliet Webber

Epping: Brian Dulin, Sarah Shanahan

Exeter: Lindsay Sonnett

Hampton: Natalie Allen

Kensington: Lindsay Gallant

Madbury: JoAnn Burchuk

Newmarket: Josiah Babcock

North Hampton: Jennifer King, Machaela Wiggin

Portsmouth: Marcia Baker, Elizabeth Driscoll, Evan Gaj, Greg Hankinson, Joann Neumann, William O’Malley, Carrie Penna, Kate Swenson Tuttle, Christina Trauig, Latonya Wallace

Rochester: Angela Ferris, Nicole Finitsis

Somersworth: Kristen Kaiser, Sharon Tarleton

Stratham: Erica Crosbie


Berwick: Donald Mallett

Eliot: Heather Blumenfeld, Rachel Prest

Kittery: Eric Childs, Jonathan Day, Joe Tarr


Amesbury: Anne Richardson

Merrimack: Samuel Rose

Thanks to yearlong leadership sponsor Kennebunk Savings Bank, Leadership Seacoast can secure the best venues and speakers to help members discover the issues, create connections and inspire action.  For more information about Leadership Seacoast, visit www.leadershipseacoast.org or contact Lori Waltz-Gagnon at director@leadershipseacoast.org.

About Leadership Seacoast
In 2019, Leadership Seacoast celebrated 30 years of engaging Seacoast area citizens through the exploration of community issues. Leadership Seacoast programming offers its participants a unique understanding of how business, community, and politics intersect and interact in contemporary communities. Participants graduate with a wide net of connections and the inspiration to foster a better community through active involvement and personal action. For more information contact director@leadershipseacoast.org  or visit www.leadershipseacoast.org.

Lori Waltz-Gagnon, Executive Director
Leadership Seacoast

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