Epping Parks & Recreation Department
Meet the Staff

Manon Kotkowski, Program Director Before & After School Programs
Manon has returned to lead our Before & After School Programs, after taking a school year off to stay home with her baby girl!  This year will be her fifth year running our Summer Camp program and forth year running our Before & After School Program.  She has a degree in Education and a passion for all things Kids.. from Preschool Soccer to Summer Camp games!  In addition to her experience with Epping Rec., she has also worked at several Child Care agencies in the state and was a star NH soccer player while in High School.
Program Contact Number:  608-9016

Suzanne Cohoon, School Year Office Assistant and Summer Camp Assistant Director
Suzanne has a B.S. in Education from Plymouth State and has worked as a Special Educator and Case Manager at the Elementary School level since 2010.  Suzanne has worked in all aspects of our department, from Lead staff in our After School program, Summer Camp Staff, Special Events Coordinator and Assistant Director and this year is our New Office Assistant, helping to streamline or billing process and helping to support our programs with resources and program development.  Suzanne will be returning this summer for her second year as a Program Assistant Director with our River Otters Program, making it her 5th summer with our Camp.

Rebekah Weaver, Before & After School Program Lead Staff / Substitute
Becky is currently pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education from Rivier College.  She has worked at the Epping Recreation Department, starting in High School as a Jr. Counselor for the Before & After School program for two years, and continued as a Substitute and Lead staff through out college.  She has worked as a Summer Camp Counselor and Lead Staff for 4 summers.  Becky is an Epping High School Graduate.

Maggie Weaver, Before & After School Program Staff
Maggie is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology at GBCC, after graduating with honors a year early from Epping High School.  Maggie has worked with Epping Rec. during the Before & After School program and Summer Camp as a Junior Counselor, Regular Counselor and this year as a Lead Staff.  She is a Epping High School Graduate!

Jen Maguire, Before & After School Program Lead Staff
Jen has past work in Manchester, working with the program "Bring It", where she helped children with homework and assisted in Dance instruction.  She has an interest in pursuing further education in working with children and currently holds degrees in Graphic Design and Media Art. Jen is a former resident of Epping.

Lorena Mancini, After School Program Lead Staff
Lorena has attended college in Maine for Outdoor Recreation & Leisure and several years of experience working with children of various ages.  She has worked as a Nanny, in a Daycare and with Youth Groups.  Lorena is in her first year as a Paraprofessional in our Epping Middle School during the day and joins us after to run our Kindergarten and 1st grade program.  Lorena works with all ages during our Summer Camp as well, returning this year for her second summer with us.

Jimmy Stanley, After School Program, Staff/ Substitute
Jimmy joined Epping Recreation at the end of his Jr. Year in HS as a Junior Counselor.  He did such a great job, we hired him as a Junior Counselor for Summer Camp and throughout his Senior year.  Jimmy will be substituting for us in the afternoons this year, as he currently works full time prior to our after school program.  He is a Epping High School Graduate.

Frank Stanley, After School Program Staff / Substitute
Frank joined Epping Recreation after wrapping up a record Basketball HS Career his senior year at Epping High School.  He continued on as a Junior Counselor and returned the following summer as a staff in our Middle School Program.  Although Frank now has a full time job in the community, he continues to be part of our team as a staff in our After School Program after work.

Justin Bacon,  After School Program Junior Counselor
Justin has been a participant in our After School and Summer Camp programs throughout Elementary and Middle School.  He joined us as a CIT for 8th, 9th and 10th grade and has been a Junior Counselor his Junior Year.  Justin will be joining us for his 2nd summer as well.  Justin attends Epping High School, where he participates in Band and Pep Band, Soccer and Baseball.


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