Meet the Gorham House Team
Michelle has worked in the health care field since she was 15 years old. She worked in Dietary, Laundry, and Housekeeping throughout her high school and college years. After graduating from RI College, she was a social worker in long term care, hospital settings and home health for over 20 years. Then she became the Executive Director of Gorham House, where she has been for the past 18 years.
When Michelle isn’t working she enjoys spectator sports, sewing, and taking long walks. She and her husband Marc have lived in Gorham for over 20 years and have two grown children.
Rosalie Stepnick, Director of Admissions
Dave Young, Director of Maintenance
Dave has been proudly married to Marilyn for over 35 years and they are the parents of four adult children. He joined our team with over 30 years of construction experience. When he isn’t at Gorham House, Dave can be found enjoying the outdoors since he is an avid hunter and enjoys fishing as well. In the past, Dave was a volunteer for the Fire Department and was the Chief of the Rescue Department.
Randi Romano, Director of Environmental Services
We are proud of have such an amazing multi-tasker on our team! Randi is a busy mother of two and loves watching all different kinds of sporting events! Randi oversees housekeeping, laundry and purchasing.
Kara Kilmartin, Director of Dietary Services
Kara is a graduate of Southern Maine Community College where she holds a degree and State of Maine license in Dietetic Practice. Starting off as an intern, Kara accepted a clinical nutrition position at Gorham House in May 2012. She was promoted to Assistant Director in 2015 and then to Department Director in November 2017. Kara oversees the daily operations of the dietary department while also meeting the clinical nutrition needs of our skilled residents on Windsor 1. When not at work, Kara is busy finishing her Bachelors Degree from Rutgers University where she will graduate from their Nutrition and Dietetics Program, fulfilling her lifelong dream of becoming a Registered Dietitian. Kara is also the proud mom of her one year old son, Cooper and loves spending time with him and her husband, Chad as often as possible.
Sara Johnson, Business Office Director
Sara has over 8 years of experience at Gorham House. She has advanced through many roles in her tenure here. After two years in the Nursing department as the Scheduler, she transitioned into the Business Office as the Assistant Business Director and is currently the Director of the department. Sara enjoys working with our employees to make sure everything goes smoothly with payroll and benefit administration. In her free time, Sara enjoys playing the piano, camping and being on the water. Sara has one daughter, Jazmyn who is 6 and was part of Gorham House Preschool for 2 ½ years.
Kathy Walker-Leighton, Director of Nursing
Kathy received her RN and BSN from the University of Maine, School of Nursing. She has worked in the Long Term setting since 2009. We are pleased to have had Kathy on our team since 2013, and was promoted to the Director of Nursing Services for our Skilled Rehabilitation and Nursing Home residents in 2014. Kathy holds a special place in her heart for the seniors at Gorham House. Kathy enjoys music, the outdoors and spending time with family.
Janis Rodgers, Director of Social Services
Janis has been a member of our team for well over 15 years! She is a remarkable resident and family advocate and has a knack for details. Janis can often be found enjoying the Greater Scarborough area bicycling with her husband, or walking on the beach. She also likes to travel and spend time with her family
Meghan Pomelow, Director of Preschool
Meghan has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social and Behavioral Science with a minor in Early Childhood Education from the University of Southern Maine. She also holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southern Maine Community College. Meghan began her experience at the Gorham House as an intern while completing her Associate’s Degree at SMCC. She was hired as a full-time teacher after completing her internship in December 2008 and became the director of the program in November 2012. Meghan has over ten years of experience working with preschool age children. Teaching children has been a dream of hers since she was very young. She enjoys reading, sewing, camping, and spending time with family during her free time. She currently resides in Standish with her husband, Shane and son, Connor.
Debbie Poirier RN, Director of Independent Living and Assisted Living
We’ve been fortunate to have Debbie on our nursing team for over seven years. This busy married mother of two active boys can be found enjoying the four seasons – but especially favors summer and all the camping adventures she can fit in! Graduate of Southern Maine Community College, as an Registered Nurse. Debbie’s direct line is #222-8960
Donna Davis, Director of Activity Programming
Donna is very proud of our diverse activity program and her entire team who makes it happen. Donna feels the reason people stay young is because they do not tell themselves they are old. We keep our residents doing what they have always done as well as trying new experiences! Donna has been at Gorham House for over 23 years. Donna enjoys family time at camp on Little Sebago and traveling.