Meet the Team

Headshot of Lisa Herschbach. A white woman with chin length blonde hair and brown rectangular glasses faces the camera, smiling. She is wearing a black blouse and a small metallic necklace.

Lisa Herschbach (she / her)

Director of the Office of Innovation and the P.D. Merrill Makerspace

Lisa is delighted to join the team in the role of director of the Office of Innovation and bring her passion for experiential learning to UNE. You can expect to find her often in the Makerspace this fall, attending workshops and tinkering alongside students. Lisa spends her free time reading and writing historical fiction, restoring vintage furniture, and exploring the wonders of Maine by foot, bike and kayak with her family and dogs. When you see her, please say hello!

Sophia Crockett-Current (she / her)

Makerspace Coordinator

Sophia is an avid maker with experience in a variety of topics including sewing, animation, 2D and 3D design, and multiple programming languages. She believes that everyone can benefit from creating things, and is excited to work in a space where students can explore new skills and freely discover their own creativity. In her spare time she is often found around a game table, sewing clothes and costumes, or out in the woods at a LARP, always with a project close to hand.

Abby Tasca (she / her)

Student Technician

Abby is a senior Marine Sciences major with minors in Marine Affairs and Political Science. This is her fourth year at the Makerspace and she loves to hang out and tinker. She’s a big reader, animal lover, and her favorite thing to do is puzzles with her roommate (they make great dorm decorations).

Lexi Guignard (they / she)

Student Technician

Lexi is a senior Environmental Science major. They can usually be found crocheting anywhere on campus! She loves to be out in the sun, or if it’s too hot, staying inside playing Zelda and enjoying a matcha latte.

Milo Lypps (he / him)

Student Technician / Teaching Assistant

Milo is a senior Marine Sciences major with an Environmental Studies minor. He spends his time thinking of crabs, working with crabs and conserving crabs and other crustaceans. He thinks that everyone can play their part in conservation! He looks at life with a multimedia approach and is eager to help you in the Makerspace.