It is the mission of Commonsense Housing, Inc. to provide, within community settings, supervised, safe, and comfortable environments in which to teach, support, and empower adults with developmental and similar disabilities to actualize their fullest potential.
Robert Swindlehurst, Executive Director
Bob has worked in the field of developmental disabilities since a sophomore in high school in 1972. He received a BS in Special Education from Fitchburg State College teaching in Nashua New Hampshire before moving to Bangor, Maine. Bob has worked at the Elizabeth Levinson Center, The Multiple Handicap Center of Penobscot Valley (AMICUS), Treats Falls House (IAM), and for the Department of Health and Humans Services for the State of Maine. Beginning in 1990 Bob joined the team at Commonsense Housing, initially as a QMRP (Qualified Mental Retardation Professional). His role has expanded through the years in the development of policies and procedures, employee orientation, chairing the Safety Committee, and covering for the Executive Director. In July 2015 Bob assumed the role as Executive Director for Commonsense Housing and is excited to continue the agency’s mission of supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities. You can contact Bob at 207-989-0668 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peg Buchanan, Human Resources Director/ Administrative Assistant
Peg has worked for Commonsense Housing since 1993 and is currently the Human Resources Coordinator/Administrative Assistant/Affirmative Action Officer. Over the past 22 1/2 years, Peg has dedicated herself to carefully reviewing all employment applications for consideration. She conducts necessary background checks to verify an applicant’s interview status & employability. Peg serves as the administrator of record for all Employee Benefits and she is the Affirmative Action Officer for CSH. Peg is part of our management Team and sits on the Board of Director’s as recording secretary. If you want a job where you can make a difference in the lives of others, contact Peg Buchanan for an application at 207-989-0668 or e-mail her at Pbuchanan@commonsensehousing.org.
Linda Macdonald, Financial Manager
Linda came to Commonsense Housing, Inc in 2013 as the Account Specialist. Linda has 14+ years of experience in the Healthcare field serving in various Administrative positions with many of the organizations within the Eastern Maine Healthcare System. She is a responsible and caring steward for the Agencies financial resources. Linda is dedicated to the Agency and its Mission of providing highest quality of support to our Consumers. You can contact Linda at 207-989-0668 or e-mail her at email@example.com.