Vanessa joined PLS in 2016 after working with children with special needs for several years. She has worked as a summer camp counselor, a babysitter, and most recently as a preschool instructor, working with children with special needs in all of those settings. She attends Southern New Hampshire University, where she is studying psychology.
Vanessa enjoys volunteering for the Milford Special Olympics of New Hampshire, where she has helped athletes with sports such as basketball, bowling, and snowshoeing since 2008. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and working in her garden.