Top row, left to right: nina McDonnell (staff), Liz Bankowski, Katie michels (staff), Carolyn kehler, tom Roberts, emilye pelow Corbett, david mears, Gaye Symington (staff) Bottom row, left to right: john Kassel, carl ferenbach, darby Bradley, candy page

Top row, left to right: nina McDonnell (staff), Liz Bankowski, Katie michels (staff), Carolyn kehler, tom Roberts, emilye pelow Corbett, david mears, Gaye Symington (staff)
Bottom row, left to right: john Kassel, carl ferenbach, darby Bradley, candy page

Carl Ferenbach  Co-founder and Chair
Chairman of High Meadows Foundation. Serves on numerous for-profit and not-for-profit boards, including those of the Environmental Defense Fund (Chairman), Climate Central, The Wilderness Society, Woodrow Wilson Academy (Chairman), Princeton Environmental Institute, High Meadows Institute (Chairman and Co-founder), and the Centre for Enterprise, Markets, and Ethics. Co-Founder, Berkshire Partners LLC.

Liz Bankowski  
CEO and President, The Windham Foundation; Former board member and Senior Director, Ben & Jerry's; Trustee, The Ben & Jerry's Foundation; Board member, Green Mountain Power.

Darby Bradley Vice Chair, Assistant Secretary
Former President, Vermont Land Trust;  Former Trustee, Farms for City Kids Foundation; Former Trustee, Northern Forest Center.

John Kassel
Managing Partner, Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel and Hand Law Firm; Former President, Conservation Law Foundation; Former Secretary, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.

Carolyn Kehler  (Retires, June 1, 2017)
Former Board Member and Chair, Vermont Natural Resources Council; Trustee, University of Vermont; Former State Representative.

David Mears
Professor and Associate Dean of Environmental Law Program at the Vermont Law School; Former Commissioner, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation; Several senior policy and regulatory positions in Texas, Washington, D.C., and Washington state. 

Candace Page
Semi-retired journalist; Former Statehouse Bureau chief; Managing editor and editorial page editor, Burlington Free Press; Trustee, Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home.

Emilye Pelow Corbett Secretary and Treasurer
Philanthropic Advisor for the Vermont Community Foundation; Board Member and Vice President, Barre Partnership; Former Sustainability Analyst for Sentinel Investments.

Tom Roberts  
Executive Director, Vital Communities; Resident of Cobb Hill Co-Housing in Hartland, VT; Former Senior Philanthropic Advisor for the Vermont Community Foundation; Executive Director, Ottauquechee Health Foundation.

 

Founders: Rick Davis, Carl Ferenbach, Judy Ferenbach, Scott McArdle, and David Rahr

2017 HIGH MEADOWS BOARD MEETINGS:

  • April 7
  • July 21
  • October 19-20
  • December 1


2017 BOARD LEARNING SESSIONS

  • January 27 
  • May 5
  • September 8