Office, Media & 2A’s

Office & Media

Sally Buggs
Administrative Director
Lake Worth, FL37th Year at Camp
In her 37th 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 she started in 1985 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
Business Manager
Wilton, CT20th 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. He 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.

Talia Farber
Assistant to the Director
Bethesda, MD13th Year at Camp
A triumphant return for Talia (Caron) Farber. A graduate of McGill in Montreal, Talia was formerly the Girls Head Counselor and Year Round Staff Recruiter for Camp Laurel. Beyond a bonus to have her back, as she will assist Jem with a variety of administrative responsibilities. She is truly one of the best and brings a glow to Laurel that is sure to have a lasting impact.

Kyle Baillargeon
Operations Manager
Manchester, ME17th 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. Kyle and his wife, Cara, recently celebrated the birth of their daughter, Sadie James!

Cara Baillargeon
Transportation Manager
Manchester, ME12th Year at Camp
Returns for her ninth summer managing transportation and 12th Laurel summer. Outstanding time management skills and organization. Childhood education graduate from SUNY-Cortland. Daughter, Sadie James, is Laurel’s “youngest camper.” We love having Cara!

Marisa Goldsmith
Office Manager
Port Washington, NY
University of Maryland

Katelyn Lerette Rodriguez
Shift Manager
Lisbon, ME
University of Southern Maine

Blair Chandler
Shawnee, KS

Aeryn Darnell
Muncie, IN
Ball State University

Piper Delmont
Springfield, MO
Missouri State University

Kate Hessman
Cedar Rapids, IA
Creighton University

Kathleen Mahoney
Brunswick, ME
St. Joseph’s College of Maine

Kate Powers
Bloomington, IN
Ball State University

Taylor Tuer
Tucson, AZ
Northern Arizona University

Administrative Aides

Ben Biello
New Sharon, ME

Mason Biello
New Sharon, ME

Owen Dunn
Mt. Vernon, ME

Blake George
Springfield, MO

Gabe Potyk
Auburn ME


Amber Bell
Farmingdale, ME

Dan Faris
Lindenwold, NJ

Kelly Graner
Pittsburgh, PA

Jon Lambert
Farmingdale, ME

Digital Media

Aram Aghababian
Hopewell, NJ

Trevor Easton
Southlake, TX

Caden Kacprzynski
Fairport, NY

Jay Schading
Greer, SC

Security Department

Bailey Riddle
Falmouth, ME

Nick Campbel
Farmington, ME

Terry Creek
Fayette, ME

Mike Dexter
Jay, ME

Caleb Fortin
Augusta, ME

Isaac Klein
Albion, ME

DJ Rutherford
Litchfield, ME

Joe Smith
Oakland, ME

Edward St. Pierre
Brewer, ME