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Board of Trustees

 

Tom Artertom-arter

Occupation
Photographer, musician

Inspiration
“Kind friends gather round, there’s something I would say
What brings us together has blessed us all today.
Love has made a circle that holds us all inside,
Where strangers are as family and loneliness can’t hide.”
–Kate Wolf

Related Activities
• University of New Hampshire, Ornithology Instructor
• Damariscotta River Association, Board President, Trustee, Founder of Education Programs
• Friends of Odiorne, Board President
• Maine Audubon, Trustee
• Audobon Society of New Hampshire, Chapter President, Naturalist

Education
• B.A., Michigan State University, Zoology
• B.S., Colorado State University, Social Sciences
• M.S., Michigan State University, Zoology

 

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Occupation
Fee-only Financial Planner, Norwich, VT and Katonah, NY

Inspiration
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” –Mary Oliver

Related Activities
• Parent of CSG semester 12 student
• Certified Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor, Norwich, VT
• Montshire Museum of Science Corporation Member, Norwich, VT
• Public Elementary School Teach, Newbury, VT (1995-2009)

Education
• B.A., Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME (1988)
• M.Ed., Antioch University, Keene, NH (1995)
• Certified Financial Planner (2011)

 

Melinda PetitPetit

Occupation
Commercial Real Estate Professional

Inspiration
“Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that.” –Ellen Degeneres

Related Activities
• Hopeful parent of 2019 semester school student
• Leadership Certificate Greenfield Community College Outdoor Leadership Program, Greenfield, MA (1988)

Education
• B.A. Education,University Of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (1992)
• M.B.A., University of Massachusetts Isenberg School, Amherst, MA (2000)

 

Meriby SweetMeribySweet

Occupation
Small Business Consultant

Inspiration
Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy everyone would do it — and then it wouldn’t be any fun. It’s the hard that makes it fun!  –A League of Their Own

Related Activities
• Senior Partner, Ropewalk, A Collaborative Consultancy
• Center Director, Maine Small Business Technology Development Center
• Marketing Executive, Leep Technology
• Product Development Manager, Ingres

Education
• M.A., SUNY New Paltz
• B.A., University of Maine
• Marketing Program, UC Berkeley

 

Ellen Tobias

Occupation
Retired Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Executive (Putney, Eli Lilly)

Inspiration
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. 
–Margaret Mead

Related Activities
• Chemical Engineering Industrial Advisory Council, Purdue University (2000-2012)
• Environmental Quality Service Council, State of Indiana (2000-2006)
• Farm and forest land steward

Education
• B.S. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University (1983)