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 Coastal Neighbors Network Board of Directors 
Kate Fentress:  Board Chair
Kate has a Masters in Social Work from Boston University (1978). She was the first employee of the Women’s Fund at the Community Foundation, where she and a group of
Dr Steve Kiechel: Board Vice-Chair
Steve moved to Dartmouth in 2010 from Toledo, Ohio where he practiced orthopedic surgery for 40 years. He specialized in the challenges of geriatric orthopedics and was 
Nancy Kurtz: Board Secretary/Treasurer
Nancy has been active in nonprofits most of her adult life. She is on the board of the Association for the Relief of Aged Women, having served as both president and treasurer.
Kim Goddard
Kim is a marketing consultant with over thiry years of experience working for companies such as Samuel Goldwyn Jr., Lucasfilm and Bose Corp. Kim is also a photographer and dedicated 
Gretchen Graef
Gretchen has worked extensively with families throughout her professional life, first as a psychiatric social worker and then as a family law attorney. She worked at The Children’s 
Margot Hand
Margot is a freelance copy editor for General Reinsurance Corp., where she delights in untangling sentences in articles translated from German and Korean, and leans on a 
Margaret Jones  
Margaret has worked in Local Government, Banking, Financial Planning and for an Elder Law Attorney both in the UK and New England. She was office manager for Mass Audubon's

Lisa Mellgard
Lisa began her career as a geologist in the oil industry in New Orleans and then moved into working with computers.  She worked as a systems analyst and database programmer,
Richard Murdock
Dock Murdock, President of Murdock Associates, has served nonprofit organizations for 35 years developing fund raising and direct marketing programs. Dick has been a frequent 
Paula Walsh  
Paula, a geriatric nurse practitioner, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing and works at Hawthorne Medical Associates. She is a graduate of Simmons 

 Executive Director Coastal Neighbors Network  

Andrew Pollock
Andy was born in Dartmouth and is the owner of Silverbrook Farm on Chase Road. Andy has an MBA from University of Maine and operated a medical billing business until he decided to farm his family land in 2000. He is also a gay rights activist who helped found and then co-chaired the Marriage Equality Coalition in 2003. Andy retired from farming in 2015 and is currently working for Home Instead, a Home Health Care Agency, and pursuing certification in this field. Andy’s experience in running a small business, farming and community organizing bring a wide range of valuable skills to CNN.

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