We are delighted to have the following people join the HRR Board of Directors, as we bid goodbye and deep gratitude for their long-term commitment to HRR to John DeRosa, Richard Doucette, Anne French, Tom Jorling, Elaine Mattern, and Dave Willette.
OUR FIVE NEW BOARD MEMBERS
Currently working with 1Berkshire, the region’s chamber of commerce and regional tourism council in Client Relations. Past efforts include work with Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, Town of Adams Community Development Office, and the American Cancer Society. Recently elected the City Chair of the North Adams Democratic City Committee.
Currently employed with the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition as the Mass in Motion Program Coordinator and Community Health Worker. Personally and professionally passionate about personal health and wellness, community residents, and the environment and community in which we live, work and play in northern Berkshire.
Retired nurse with 30 years in that profession, including 13 years in the O.R. at a level one trauma center in Springfield, MO and another 17 years as a nurse at inner city schools. Raised on a farm with access to a river. Brings organizational, creative, and outreach skills, along with a love of community and people.
Employed as Social Media and Marketing Manager at MCLA. Does freelance social media consulting and writes a monthly food column and occasional feature stories for the Berkshire Eagle and UpCountry Magazine. Also tours as guitarist and singer for the band House Sparrow.
Offers many skills including Public Speaker, Scientist, Carpenter, White Water Raft Guide, and Community Engagement. Particular interests include developing and supporting community and broader connections, and working on social media and communications.