Jennifer Alexander is the assistant director of Keene Community Education and is working toward her Ed.D. at Plymouth State, specializing in learning, leadership, and community.
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Roberta “Mitzi” Barrett is an educator who has served as a member of the New Hampshire State Board of Education, as New Hampshire Commissioner to the Education Commission of the States, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Glenn is a humorist, essayist and poet. He serves on the board of the New Hampshire Historical Society and has had a long association with Concord Hospital, where he serves as chairman of its investment committee. He has published four collections of poetry. In 2011 he published his first collection of essays, Granite Grumblings.
Jessica Eakin is the media specialist at Hanover High School and the former director of Youth-in-Action, a nonprofit that connects Hanover High School students with volunteer opportunities.
Dan was a managing director at the Dartmouth College Investment Office from 1998 until his retirement from Dartmouth in 2010. He currently serves as an advisor to a Hanover-based investment fund and works with start-up companies at the Tuck School.
Duncan founded CLiF in 1998. He has given hundreds of literacy presentations to children and parents throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. His vision and leadership have helped CLiF mature into an organization that inspires thousands of low-income, at-risk, and rural children and the communities in which they live with top-notch literacy programs, brand-new books, and support.
Deb is an AP English teacher at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, NH, where she has taught English, American Studies, and American History for the past 20 years. She is a longtime volunteer for and cyclist in The Prouty, which raises funds for cancer research and patient services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, and in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC).
Laura is the Development Director at WISE, a non-profit organization based in Lebanon, NH whose mission is to lead the Upper Valley in ending gender-based violence through survivor-centered advocacy, prevention, education, and mobilization for social change.
Matt Rightmire is a managing director of Borealis Ventures, where he is responsible for internet services and mobile content opportunities. Prior to Borealis, Matt spent a decade building internet companies in Silicon Valley, including several years at Yahoo!
Rick Roesch retired from Citigroup in 1999 after 35 years in its international operations, including postings in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and New York.