Our Dedicated Staff

Lindsay Southgate
Lindsay received her Bachelors Degree in History from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin. Prior to working at Dover SouthgateChildren’s Home, Lindsay was a Residential Counselor at Antrim Girls Shelter in Antrim, New Hampshire.  Since starting at the Dover Children’s Home, Lindsay has been an active member of the agency, volunteering when she can at various fundraisers and gaining experience in many areas of the agency including serving as an Awake Overnight Counselor, a Case Manager, and the Acting Program Director.  Lindsay currently serves as the Home’s Academic and Vocational Coordinator.

Susie Gordon
Susie is the Home’s Office Manager.  She has been employed at Dover Children’s susangordonHome since 1996 and has enjoyed her long history with the Home.  She manages duties such as payroll, financials, audits, and billing.  Susie loves to volunteer at fundraisers for the Home and has a special place in her heart for her co-workers and DCH board members. During her time off from the Home, she loves spending time with her family and having fun with her husband, Dave, and their three grandchildren, Trey, Ellie, and Tucker.


Katherine MacLellan
Katherine graduated in 2013 from the McLellaan, Katherine PhotoUniversity of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  Prior to being hired as a Case Manager, she completed an internship and worked as a day program counselor at Dover Children’s Home. Katherine’s future goals include earning a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.  Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.  Katherine feels very fortunate be part of a program unique in its passion to offer the utmost quality of care for its clients.


Tom Waldron
Tom has been a part of the Dover Children’s Home team since 2008.  He has had a dynamic role as a DCH team member, Back Cameraworking in multiple capacities throughout the years including full-time and part-time positions.  Tom received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2009, and his Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of New Hampshire in 2011.  He currently serves as the Home’s CPR/First-Aid instructor.  Outside of DCH Tom works full time as a guidance counselor in the Barrington school district, is the director of an NPO Counseling Center, and an assistant coach on the Dover Special Olympics swim team.  In his free time Tom enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and his Great Dane.


Mackenzie Brooks
Mackenzie graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a major in psychology and minor in family studies.  Shortly after graduation, Mackenzie joined the staff at Dover Children’s Home initially as aBrooks, Mackenzie Photo Relief Adolescent Counselor and was quickly promoted to a full-time Awake Overnight Counselor position.  Today, she serves as .a Case Manager.  Mackenzie’s future goals include earning a Master’s in Social Work or a Doctorate of Psychology in School/Clinical Psychology. Outside of DCH, she spends her free time with family and friends. She also loves to cook, travel, snowmobile, and play basketball.


Ryan Clark
Ryan recently joined the Dover Children’s Home team for Clark, Ryan Photothe summer of 2014. Ryan is a 2011 graduate from the University of New Hampshire with a dual Bachelor’s in Sociology and Justice Studies. In addition, he is a 2013 graduate from Curry College in Milton, MA where he received his Master’s in Criminal Justice. This past year, Ryan had an opportunity to work as a paraprofessional in Special Education and is pleased to be starting a new position in the Fall to expand his expertise in this area and pursue his Teaching Certification. He remains active in the Greater Seacoast Chapter of Big Brother’s and Big Sister’s, Special Olympics, and is committed to continuing his many volunteer roles with children and families. He is an avid athlete and outdoorsman, which is an important part of his character that he utilizes in both his professional and volunteer opportunities. Ryan feels very fortunate to have this opportunity to join a team and organization that is committed to offering quality and compassionate care.


Joanne Riley

Joanne works part-time as an Office Assistant and Fundraising Assistant for the Home.  She has over 10 years of customer service experience and feels very fortunate to work in a place that provides the highest quality of care.  Joanne enjoys being with her family and traveling. 



Non-Discrimination Statement
Dover Children’s Home is an equal opportunity employer and provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.