Board of Directors

Robert B. Donin, Chair of the Board

Robert B. Donin, Chair of the Board

Hanover, N.H.; Former General Counsel, Dartmouth College; Former Deputy General Counsel and University Attorney, Harvard University; former partner, Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard & McPherson, Washington, D.C.; former director, National Association of College and University Attorneys.

Nan K. Carroll, Vice-Chair of the Board

Nan K. Carroll, Vice-Chair of the Board

Norwich, Vt.; Owner, Nan Carroll Properties, Inc., Wintoria Properties, LLC; current member Upper Valley Board of Realtors;broker with Coldwell Banker Redpath and Company, Hanover, N.H.; current Co-Chair of Board of Trustees, Twin Pines Housing Trust; Member, Partners for Community Wellness, DHMC; past Board member of Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire, White River Junction, Vt.; formerly Sr. VP for BaySon Company, Hanover, N.H.; past President of Hanover Rotary; past President of Norwich Racquet Club.

Spencer

Spencer "Woody" Simonds, Treasurer of the Board

Hanover, N.H.; former Director of Real Estate, Dartmouth College; former President of BaySon Company, Hanover, N.H.; Upper Valley SCORE Volunteer; New Hampshire Selective Service Board;  former memberships: Leadership New Hampshire, Lyme Budget Committee, Lyme School Building Committee, Habitat for Humanity Board, United Way Grant Committee.

Ellis L. Rolett, Secretary of the Board

Ellis L. Rolett, Secretary of the Board

Resident, Kendal at Hanover; former Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; former Professor of Medicine at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and University of California, Los Angeles; former Board Member of Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation, American Heart Association New Hampshire Affiliate (President), Opera North (Treasurer, Secretary); former Member University of North Carolina Faculty Council, Veterans Administration Merit Review Board for Cardiovascular Studies (Chair), National Library of Medicine Technical Review Committee (Chair), Dartmouth College Council on Libraries (Chair), Dartmouth Task Force on the Library of the 21st Century, Dartmouth Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects, Dartmouth Dickey Center Global Health Steering Committee; former Director Vermont-Karelia Medical Project, St. Petersburg University Global Fund, North Carolina/South Carolina Sierra Club; former member Hanover Conservation Commission, Balch Hill Stewardship Committee; served on Kendal at Hanover Task Group on Serving the Broader Community, Residents Council, Residents Council Nominating Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Master Plan Steering Committee; presently on Kendal at Hanover Subcommittee on Investments, Project Development Committee, Health Services Committee, Residents Website Committee (Webmaster).

Dulany O. Bennett

Dulany O. Bennett

Resident, Kendal at Hanover; Member of the AFSC Board and Corporation for many years, until last year.  Member of the Swarthmore College Board and Executive committee, Chair of Academic Services Committee and Student Services committee for 24 years, until 2014. Former clinical psychologist in private practice.  Former  Headmistress, Oregon Episcopal School, Wilmington Friends School; Upper School Principal, Germantown Friends School.  Former board member ; The Catlin Gabel School.  Former clerk AFSC Board, Friends Council on Education Board, and Friends Eduction Fund board.  Former English teacher and coach, The George School, Germantown Friends School  Board committee member  and chairman, National Association of Independent Schools.  Member and assistant clerk, immediate past clerk, Hanover Friends Meeting. member of the Development and Personnel Committees of New England Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends.

Frances C. Brokaw

Frances C. Brokaw

Hanover, N.H.; Chair of Board Health Services Committee; retired physician specializing in general internal medicine and palliative care; former Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; former Attending Physician in General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Member, Society of General Internal Medicine (former President, Society of General Internal Medicine New England Region), American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American College of Physicians, and American Medical Association; former 20-year Volunteer Physician, Good Neighbor Health Clinic; active member and former clerk, Hanover Friends Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

Robert (Scot) Drysdale

Robert (Scot) Drysdale

Hanover, N.H.; graduated from Dartmouth College in Computer Science; received his MS and Ph.D. from Stanford University; professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College; has been a Quaker for over 40 years and is currently serving as Treasurer of the Hanover Monthly Meeting and on the Finance Committee of New England Yearly Meeting; serves on the board of Woolman Hill, a Quaker conference and retreat center in Deerfield, Mass.. Founding member and former chair of the Town of Hanover Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, has been on the committee for about 15 years; has been a member of the Handel Society, a Dartmouth town-gown singing group, for almost 20 years and has served on and been president of its Board of Directors.

John L. Harrison, Jr.

John L. Harrison, Jr.

Resident, Kendal at Hanover;  Retired lawyer from Philadelphia. Graduated from Yale, followed by 3 years active duty US Navy and Penn Law School. Came to Upper Valley 2001. Former member of Kendal at Hanover Residents Council; former President of DHMC Volunteer Auxiliary and former trustee (ex officio) of DHMC; former member of the Boards of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, Marriage Council of Philadelphia, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and Friends of the Wissahickon. Active member of Action Aids Philadelphia. Former member of the National Executive Council of the Episcopal Church; former member of the Board of Episcopal Divinity School (Cambridge, Mass.) and former Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.

John A. Hochreiter

John A. Hochreiter

Etna, N.H.; Owner and President, Computac Inc.; Managing Member, HSD, LLC; Member Dartmouth Hitchcock Assembly of Overseers; volunteer, CHAD Fund Raising Events; former Member of various boards and committees for the Town of Hanover and Dresden School District; Corporator, Mascoma Mutual Finance Services; Past Director, Mascoma Mutual Finance Services; Lieutenant/EMT, Hanover Fire Department, Etna Call Division; Member, Hanover Rotary; Member, Hanover Improvement Society; Corporation Member, Montshire Museum of Science.

Lawrence A. Kelly

Lawrence A. Kelly

West Lebanon, N.H.; retired attorney; formerly Of Counsel, Orr & Reno Professional Association; former Associate Director of Real Estate and Assistant Counsel for Real Estate, Dartmouth College; former Director and Shareholder of Daschbach, Kelly, Cooper & Hotchkiss P.A.; Member, Board of Directors and Vice President of the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council; former Member of the Boards of Directors/Trustees of Vital Communities, Inc., the Upper Valley Housing Coalition, the Hitchcock Alliance, the First NH Bank of Lebanon, the National Bank of Lebanon, Opera North, Revels North, the Thetford Chamber Singers, and other organizations; former Member, Hanover Affordable Housing Commission and Hanover Rotary Club.

John W. Kirk

John W. Kirk

Grantham, N.H.; MD; Staff Internist, New London Hospital; former Medical Director, Lake Sunapee Visiting Nurses Association Hospice; Medical Director, William Clough Extended Care Center; Co-Founder, Dartmouth/Northern New England Cooperative Information Project; Governing Board Member and Member Practice and Research Contributor, The COOP Project; Associate Professor, Community and Family Medicine, and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School. Communities, Inc., the Upper Valley Housing Coalition, the Hitchcock Alliance, the First NH Bank of Lebanon, the National Bank of Lebanon, , Opera North, Revels North, the Thetford Chamber Singers, and other organizations; former Member, the Hanover Affordable Housing Commission; Member, Hanover Rotary Club.

Nancy P. Marion

Nancy P. Marion

Hanover, N.H.; George J. Records Professor of Economics, former Chair, Department of Economics; former Associate Dean of Faculty for the Social Sciences, Dartmouth College; member, American Economic Association; former Chair, Board of Elders, former Chair, Facility Planning and Building Committee, current Treasurer, Church of Christ at Dartmouth College; member, Town of Hanover Finance Committee.

Sherri C. Oberg

Sherri C. Oberg

West Lebanon, N.H.; graduated from Dartmouth (MBA from Amos Tuck School of Business); entrepreneur running private and public NASDAQ-listed companies; currently working with Lunger Labs at MIT, developing a technology to eradicate malnutrition in the developing world. Previously, president of Acusphere, Inc.; started career at Inco Venture Capital Management and Aegis Venture Funds. Served on the Board of Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, Mass Medical Device Industry Council, Dartmouth College Board of Trustees and Tuck’s Board of Overseers. Currently she serves on the Advisory Board of the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship and the President’s Leadership Council.

Judson T. (Jay) Pierson

Judson T. (Jay) Pierson

Resident, Kendal at Hanover; graduated from Dartmouth College (AB in Economics) and Amos Tuck School (MBA with concentration in Accounting); worked for Arthur Andersen & Company, an international accounting, tax and management consulting firms in New York City; partner in various accounting firms in Hanover until retirement in 2005; Town of Hanover Selectboard; Trustee, Advisory Board of Assessors and Trustee of Trust Funds; Board Chair, Hanover Water Works; Treasurer and Board Chair, Kendal at Hanover; Treasurer and Board Chair, Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital Board; Treasurer, Howe Library Board; Treasurer, Northern Stage Board; Member, Hanover Chamber of Commerce Board; Treasurer, Conservancy Board; active Rotarian.

Margaret Rightmire

Margaret Rightmire

Hanover, N.H.; management consultant in financial, strategic and operational areas; currently a Director at Ledyard National Bank.  Before moving to the Upper Valley in 2005, she served in a variety of capacities at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, including as Director of Finance and Strategic Planning and Assistant Dean and Director of the MBA Program Administration. Before that, she worked as a consultant in the healthcare industry with CSC Healthcare/APM, Inc. (San Francisco) and as a Financial Analyst in CS First Boston’s Public Finance Group (New York City), supporting healthcare and education clients. Margaret holds an AB in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business.  She currently serves on the board of WISE and the Montshire Museum of Science. Prior local board work includes chair and treasurer of both the Montshire Museum of Science and Crossroads Academy, an independent school in Lyme.