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Gudinas joins AgeSpan as Chief Development Officer
December 8, 2023

Gudinas joins AgeSpan as Chief Development Officer

AgeSpan is pleased to welcome Chief Development Officer Maria Gudinas. In her new role, Maria will develop, implement, and expand AgeSpan’s fundraising program with focus on establishing a culture of philanthropy within the organization.

Maria has more than 25 years’ experience in fundraising. She most recently worked as Director of Development for the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. Prior to that, she held senior level positions with University of New Hampshire, Granite United Way, Merrimack Valley YMCA, and YWCA of Greater Lawrence. Maria holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in public administration (MPA) from Suffolk University. She lives in Atkinson, NH, with her husband and has three grown children.

Maria is pleased to be back in the Merrimack Valley and looking forward to overseeing development strategy for AgeSpan to support its mission to ensure everyone’s choice to lead fulfilling lives as they age.

AgeSpan, formerly known as Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore, is a private, nonprofit agency with a mission to ensure everyone’s choice to lead fulfilling lives as they age. across northeast Massachusetts. AgeSpan is a Massachusetts Aging Services Access Point, an Area Agency on Aging, and a designated Protective Services Provider. For information about our and its services, visit or call 800-892-0890.



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