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Waban - Making a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities for over 40 years

About Us

Kids dressed up for funMission Statement
Waban Projects, Inc. is a non-profit corporation organized to develop and operate programs which promote the general welfare and education of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

We believe in the principles of normalization, integration and self-empowerment in the least restrictive environment. All programs, residential and day, operate utilizing those principles.


Board of Directors

President: Patricia Dogan Portsmouth, NH
Vice President: Kathy Lane Lebanon
Treasurer: Blaine Boudreau Arundel
Secretary: Nicole Dionne Dover, NH
Members: Denise Allaire Shapleigh
Elizabeth St. Cyr Kennebunk
Elaine Gagne Sanford
Jerome MacConnell Sanford
Roberta Milo S. Berwick
Alice Schleiderer Wells
Isabel Schmedemann Acton
Janet Tockman Springvale
Larry Pare Wells

Senior Administration

Executive Director: Neal Meltzer
Assistant Executive Director/
Director of Residential Services:
Gervaise Flynn
Director of Day Services: Cynthia Caron-Wilcox
Director of Human Resources: Myron Kurtiak
Director of Finance: Kathy Finnell