The high meadows board visited a culvert replacement project on howe brook in hancock during a Watershed resilience tour in july 2017. Top row, left to right: Gaye Symington (staff), Candy Page, Carl Ferenbach, Tom Roberts, Darby Bradley, Liz Bankowski,  david mears Bottom row, left to right: Will Lathrop (staff), emilye pelow Corbett, Katie Michels (Staff) Not pictured: John Kassel, Nina mcdonnell (Staff)

The high meadows board visited a culvert replacement project on howe brook in hancock during a Watershed resilience tour in july 2017.
Top row, left to right: Gaye Symington (staff), Candy Page, Carl Ferenbach, Tom Roberts, Darby Bradley, Liz Bankowski,  david mears
Bottom row, left to right: Will Lathrop (staff), emilye pelow Corbett, Katie Michels (Staff)
Not pictured: John Kassel, Nina mcdonnell (Staff)

Carl Ferenbach  Co-founder and Chair
Chairman and Co-founder 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), Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Independent Energy Standard, Private Capital Research Institute, Telluride Foundation, and the Centre for Enterprise, Markets, and Ethics. Member of the President's Advisory Council at Princeton University. 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.

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 and Planned Giving Advisor, the Vermont Community Foundation; Board Member, Vermont and New Hampshire Council of Charitable Gift Planners; Former Sustainability Analyst, Sentinel Investments.

Tom Roberts  
Executive Director, Vital Communities; Resident of Cobb Hill Co-Housing in Hartland, VT; Former Senior Philanthropic Advisor, 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