This is a  staff list for Spurwink Services in Auburn, ME

(Locations include: Auburn, Brunswick, Topsham, Portland, Cornville, Yarmouth, Westbrook, Buxton, Limerick, Standish, Steep Falls, Lewiston, Augusta, Casco, Naples, Raymond, Randolph, Saco, Vassalboro, Pittston, Chelsea, Gardiner, Waterville,

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)


We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Spurwink Services.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Spurwink Services, you have the right to take action. 


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Spurwink Services, please contact if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.  This will help!   Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.


HEAL is currently investigating Spurwink Services.




Additional Information
Susan Murphy Program Director Westbrook Location and Spruce Point in Portland.
Lisa Penney Program Coordinator Portland Location--All Tech Program
Deb Dimmick Asst. Tech Professional  
Lou Isom Speech Pathologist  
Nicole Boivin Speech Pathologist  
Jeanette Beal Asst.  
Patty McTigue Staff Portland Location--All Tech Program
Dawn Stiles President Senior Administration for All Spurwink Locations
Daniel M. Bonner VP of Operations  
David Walter Medical Director  
Nancy Irving Treasurer  
Cynthia Dodge Director of Clinical Services  
John Fenton Assoc. Clinical Director  
Pam Sperry Educational Director Also part of the Autism Consultation Services through Spurwink.
Linda Butler Research Director  
Michael Higgins VP of Advancement  
William Cuddy Technology Director  
John McAnoff CFO  
Judith Ann Feretti Smith Director of Legislative Analysis  
Sonia Garcia Marketing Senior Administration for All Spurwink Locations, Spruce Point Residential Program for Adults in Portland, primary contact.. 
Mary Melquist Admissions Auburn/Lewiston, Casco, Raymond, Chelsea (Options RTC), Portland (Cummings School/Cummings Program, Staff Intensive Residential Program & Roosevelt Program), Brunswick (Brunswick Staff Secure Program), Cornville (Cornville Staff Secure Program), & Naples Locations.
Kathi Wall Executive Director Augusta Location--Boys & Girls Club
Roger Jack Program Coordinator  
Darren Joyce Staff  
Jesse Patkus Staff  
Tyler Backus Staff  
Andrea McLaughlin Staff  
Barbara Helen Baker Staff  
Marlo Young Admin. Asst.  
Rebecca Donaldson Regional Coordinator  
Michele Burgess Ed. Support Specialist  
Judy White Ed. Support Specialist  
Richard Rogers Ed. Support Specialist  
Liz Wilbur Social Worker Augusta Location--Boys & Girls Club
Lawrence Ricci Co-Director Portland Location
Joyce Wientzen Co-Director  
Karen Witham Admin Asst. Portland Location
Anne Brown Admin. Asst. Portland Location
Catherine Lorello Snow Program Director Portland Help Center--Portland Location
Jane Spencer-Sears Director Professional Development Center--Portland Location
Sheri Sastre Program Coordinator Saco Location
*(Spurwink Services, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
This program does not make the program details or enrollment materials available online or to the general public.


 Last Updated: November 5th, 2010

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