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Deb Cuddahy, Executive Director

Deb Cuddahy joined Growing Places in May 2017….stay tuned for upcoming bio to learn more about Growing Places new Executive Director.



Wendy Rousseau, Program Administrator
Wendy has been a part of the Growing Places family since receiving her dual Bachelor degrees in Early Childhood and Psychology from the University of Maine in 1997. Over the years, Wendy has worked with all of our age groups (6 weeks to 12 years old). In the fall of 2010 she left the classroom to become the Program Administrator at our Pinkham Road early childhood location. In 2014 Wendy embraced the goals of marketing and event planning for the organization and she subs in the classrooms at times.  She finds her work very gratifying and truly enjoys working alongside such talented staff in such a friendly and cooperative atmosphere. She particularly loves meeting new families and community members and feels fortunate to be a part of an organization that is so passionate about their work.

Wendy resides in South Berwick, Maine with her husband, two children and their English springer spaniel.  She enjoys watching her children participate in the multiple sports, being outside, gardening, bikram yoga and cycling.

Sarah Nason, Program/Billing Administrator
Sarah began working at Growing Places in August of 2010. Sarah is originally from Southern Maine and came to New Hampshire for college. She loves New Hampshire and has made it her home. Sarah lives in Wakefield with her husband Josh, son Corbin and two cats, Cooper and Felix.

Sarah obtained her bachelor’s degree in child development from Southern New Hampshire University. She has worked with children of all ages. She loves helping them achieve their goals and watching them grow.

Sarah has worked at Growing Places as an Early Childhood Teacher and as our School Age Program Director.  Currently she works in the office handling billing, numerous back office functions and she subs in all our classrooms !