The Board

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Craig Hammon, Chair: Retired executive from education and international development organizations (including World Vision and CURE International). Currently serving as consultant to a variety of international NGOs and foundations. Trustee of Westwood Endowment.

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David Mering, Treasurer: Owner, for 25 years, Nor’ East Cleaners, Gloucester, MA. Business leader on Cape Ann.

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Nancy Mering: Retired, after 30 years of service at Gordon College, including Director of Admissions and Director of Alumni and Parent Relations. Long-term lay leader at her church. Founder of “Gathering for Hope-North Shore”. Member, Board of Directors, Amirah, Inc.

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Margot Hammon: Retired elementary school teacher, finds particular purpose in having a role in educating children and women. “Educate a woman and you educate a village.” Her favorite hobby is spending time with her 4 grandchildren.

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Richard Cairns: Retired from teaching after 35 years. Long term Moderator of his Congregational Church and former member of the Board of Deacons. Elected member of his town’s Board Of Assessors.

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Beth Cairns: Retired Director of Library Services. Currently serving on the Library Board of Trustees. Member of the Board of the Essex Housing Authority and Town Building Committee.

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David Carlson: Founder and CEO of Affinity VideoNet, Inc. Retired.

AlysonSteg

Alyson Steg: Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing in Medford, MA.

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David Friedrich: Higher education administrator currently working in student life.

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Jessica Webb: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, currently working as a medical social worker. Member of the Board of the Essex Council on Aging.