Lorie’s specific interests are focused on waterquality, particularly mitigation of erosion and nutrients,cyanobacteria and invasive species. She has been active in theProvince Lake Association since 2014, first as a board member, then as VP &Membership Director. She is presently serving as President. During her time onthe PLA Board, they have been executing on the 2014 Watershed Plan through supportfrom Action Wakefield Watersheds Alliance, NH Lakes, GMCG and local towns andcitizens. The NH DES has been instrumental in providing support through aseries of Section 319 grants. She looks forward to contributing to GMCG as theEffingham board representative, having started in this role July 2020, and isexcited by the plans for the future.
grandchildren. (Don’t all grandparents use adjectives like that?) And one is on the way! Peter, an educator for 50 years, retired from Sacopee Energy & Climate Activities, a program offering experiential energy and climate change
activities for school children. For many years Peter has been a board member of the Francis Small Heritage Trust in Maine where, inspired by GMCG, he has begun coordinating school-based water literacy programs.
When her two children were growing up, Nancy served eight years as an elected school board member in Cambridge, Mass. Most recently, she served eight years as a member and president of her condo association in Cambridge. She is the author of The Essential School Board Book (Harvard Education Press, 2009) and she continues to write about educational issues nationally.
Nancy enjoys working on her old farmhouse in East Sandwich and is looking forward to learning more about how to preserve the environment in ways that allow both humans and nature to coexist and flourish as we face the challenges of a warming climate.
John earned a BA in economics at Middlebury College in Vermont, where he still lectures on leadership issues. He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.
John deeply appreciates the beauty and diverse ecology in the White Mountains. Since 2020, he has walked, hiked, and climbed over 4000 miles on the roads and trails in the Mt. Washington Valley. Stephanie and John have three adult children who visit New Hampshire frequently and adore the surroundings.