Smokey House Center recently elected a new slate of officers to its board of directors.
Curtis Rand of Salisbury, CT, has been elected President. Rand is First Selectman of the Town of Salisbury, CT as well as a forester and educator. He has a long association with Smokey House, most recently as Vice President and Treasurer. Holly Darzen, a Principal at Linea 5, Inc., Architects in Boston has been elected Vice President and Treasurer. Amanda Dixon, a Putney, VT resident and schoolteacher in Townshend, VT has been elected Secretary of the board.
At the November meeting of the board, John M. Whalen was re-elected as a Director after stepping off of the board in 2011 to serve as Smokey House’s Administrator during a transition and planning period. Whalen, an attorney from Arlington, VT, has served the organization for over thirty years.
Continuing board members include Consie West, a resident of Manchester and associate editor for The Review of Archaeology, as well as Paul Beaulieu, a resident of Cambridge, MA and Arlington, VT who was recognized formally at the meeting for his leadership of Smokey House Center as board President for the last fifteen years.