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L. to R. Shaun Gill, with Holly Fowler, winner of the Echo Bay Dory Skiff, Aiden Campbell, and Bruce Davis.


Shaun Gill has joined Engine as the new Program Director for the Compass Project and the Maine FabLab. Shaun brings a blended background in science, technology, and education centered on developing programmatic resources and creating relationships that bridge people and tools and technology.

His experience spans scientific research in academia, career and technical adult education, and informal STEAM education. Shaun has also partnered with industry to shape workforce development initiatives, and offered customized design and fabrication solutions to advance exploratory, creative, and sustainability programs.

Shaun’s role at Engine will include leading the development and implementation of youth and community maker programs for the Compass Project and Maine FabLab, identifying new opportunities to share Engine’s creative capabilities, and expanding its STEAM portfolio.

When away from Engine, you will find Shaun with his wife, Nicole, exploring Maine’s incredible trails and waterways, or spending time in his home machine shop.

We invite you to learn more about him here. EMAIL SHAUN.


Bruce joins Engine in a part-time capacity as the Compass Project Program Assistant. Bruce’s background is in social work and he currently has a private practice in Saco. At Compass, Bruce not only spearheads the boat builds but employs interpersonal skills to help youth engage around making. Bruce is not new to the Compass Project, having completed an internship when the program was based in Portland. In addition to Bruce’s numerous resources in social/emotional youth development, he brings hands­-on
experience with kids and adults in community involvement, boatbuilding, construction, art and design. His experience with architectural project management and interest in design is a huge asset.


Aiden Campbell is Engine’s 2017-2018 Social Work Intern, currently enrolled at USM. Learn more about Aiden’s accomplishments here.

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