Archive for Staff

Scot Parlin

Scot joined Habitat in 2022 as a Donation Ambassador who drives our truck to pick up donations in the Greater Portland area. When he is not on the road, he is performing the duties of an Associate in the store, processing donations and helping customers. Prior to this…

Devin Orcutt

Devin joined Habitat in 2022 for a summer job as a ReStore Associate. In the fall, he returned to USM where he is a junior studying mathematics, but he couldn’t stay away.  He’s back full-time and is taking classes in the evenings. Prior to the ReStore, Devin worked…

Shane Munson

Shane joined Habitat in 2022 as a Donation Ambassador who picks up donations, interacts with customers, and builds partnerships with other companies to support HFHGP programs. When he is not on the road, you will find him in the ReStore helping his co-workers and volunteers wherever they need…

Ivar Moss

Ivar joined Habitat in 2022 as a part-time ReStore Associate. He helps with the intake and refurbishing of donations, pricing and sales. Formerly, Ivar worked in the maritime industry as an OS on several government vessels. He enjoys working on vintage motorcycles and keeping and apartment building in…

Brennan Mitchell

Brennan joined Habit in the summer of 2023 where he works as a store associate taking in donations and helping customers.  Before working at Habitat, he did field work for an Environmental Lab traveling around New England.  He enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and cycling.  In his free…

Diana Jordan

Diana joined Habitat in 2021 as a part-time ReStore Associate. She joins her colleagues in getting donations ready for sale and helping customers. Diana was born in Belfast, ME and grew up in Westbrook.  She is proud to say that her family has been in the state since…

April Kalde

April joined Habitat in September of 2021.  They coordinate the volunteers in our ReStore and also work as an Associate, processing donations, working on the register, and helping customers. Prior to the ReStore, they worked at a nursing home and in the Portland School District as a Behavioral…

Alisa Young

Alisa joined Habitat in 2021 as a ReStore Associate and moved into the Assistant Manager position in January 2022. She enjoys spending her days investing in Habitat’s mission!  Alisa calls herself an eclectic and enjoys the tremendous knowledge bank of her coworkers. In her spare time, Alisa is…

Gary Mercier

Gary joined Habitat in January 2017 as a volunteer.  Since then, he has been a part-time and then full-time ReStore Associate, Procurement Coordinator and Assistant Manager. In January of 2022, Gary assumed the role of Restore Manager and has since taken the store to over $1 million in…

Kate Weidner

Kate Weidner has been the Development Manager at HFHGP since September 2021. Originally from suburban Philadelphia, she worked for nearly 5 years at her hometown Habitat affiliate in various roles, starting as a ReStore Associate and ending as the Communications and Volunteer Manager. Kate’s primary focus is to…