Staff Profiles

Operations, Office, Media & 2A's

Office Staff

Sally Buggs Lake Worth, FL Administrative Director 34th Year at Camp
In her 34th year at camp, Sally is the glue who holds us all together, touching nearly every facet of Camp Laurel. She has been a full-time staff member since 1985 after starting as a counselor and athletics instructor. If you know Camp Laurel, you know Sally and all the amazing, unsung things she does for camp.

Matt Nieman Wilton, CT Winter Program Director 17th Year at Camp
After 10 years as Program Director and five years directing our Apache campus, Matt made the move to the camp office in 2017. Matt combines athleticism, warmth, organization and creativity. Washington University St. Louis and Harvard School of Architecture grad. Worked at Hilltop Preparatory School in Philadelphia before joining our year-round family. An indispensable part of our full-time team. Lives in Wilton, Connecticut with his wife, Joyce, and two future Laurel campers: Everett and Lucy.

Kyle Baillargeon New York, NY Operations Manager 14th Year at Camp
Grew up in Readfield. Started cutting grass at camp when he was 14 and hasn’t left since. Now works year-round with Jem and Keith in all operational aspects of camp. A vital, important and integral part of the Laurel family and camp team.

Cara Caforio New York, NY Transportation Manager 9th Year at Camp
Returns for her sixth summer managing transportation and ninth Laurel summer. Outstanding time management skills and organization. Childhood education graduate from SUNY-Cortland. We love having Cara as a part of our camp family.

Erin Williams Lynden, WA Office Training Manager 7th Year at Camp
Returning to Readfield after an all-star ‘17, Erin knows the office like no other. Former office manager and campus administrator. Graduate of the University of Washington, works in product development during the year. We’re thrilled to have Erin back in the Laurel office as the head of training!

Jon Zanaboni Aurora, MO Intercamper Coordinator 5th Year at Camp
Sports management graduate from Central Methodist University where he competed on the men’s baseball and golf teams. Also managed the university pool and worked as a lifeguard throughout the year. Currently works at a high school where he coaches baseball, cheer and basketball. We’re psyched to have Jon joining the Laurel five-year club!


Megan LaBruna Roxbury, TX Shift Manager
Kristie Fourcade Frederick, MD Shift Manager
Vicki Crommet Fayette, ME
Maggie Lodge Little Rock, AR
Evelyn Hausler Nyack, NY
Linnea Blackmore Thomasville, GA
Bethany Bunting Pleasant Grove, UT
Zack Gifford Yakima, WA
Katrine Cadman Ames, IA


Nick Pascarella Monmouth, ME
Camille Davidson Readfield, ME

Administrative Aides

Hunter Koenigs Winona, MN Asst. Operations Manager
Daniel Barta Siofok, Hungary
Phillip Jordan Denver, CO
Nicholas Schneider Houston, MN


Maggie Stuart Derby, VT
Taylor Morgan Nottoway, VA


Kellie Pittenger Louisville, KY
Rachel Porath Bow, NH
Amber Bell Farmingdale, ME
Jim Hynes Jacksonville, FL

Digital Media

Matthew Craig Down, GB
Ray Volkin North Attleboro, MA
Matteo Bracco Blue Point, NY
Ellen O’Neill Columbus, OH

Operations Consultants

Craig Cadman Sioux Rapids, IA
Hermie Glick New York, NY
Rich Strean New York, NY

Security Department

Nathan Allen Leeds, England
Ryon Youngquist Goose Creek, SC
Thompson Radcliff Farmington, ME
Jay Turner Sidney, ME
Derek Conners Waterville, ME
Sam Robison Winthrop, ME
Skyler Chapman Skowhegan, ME

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