The September, 19 2023 board meeting has been rescheduled to October 11, 2023 at 6:00 pm at the Witherell Recreation Center
The Board of Trustees meets at least 6 times per calendar year and holds an Annual Meeting in March. At the beginning of each Board meeting, there is allotted time on the agenda for public comment and all community members are welcome to attend.
BRUCE ADAMS, Chair
BOB LEACH, Vice Chair
SCOTT BARDEN, Treasurer
BROOKE HERNDON, Secretary
In general, Board Committees meet as needed. The Finance Committee meets quarterly and the Audit Committee reviews the independent audit prior to the annual meeting in March.
CCBA BOARD COMMITTEE CHAIRS
AUDIT COMMITTEE – Scott Barden
DEVELOPMENT – Brooke Herndon
FACILITIES – Matt Brown, Brian Ware
FINANCE – Scott Barden
HUMAN RESOURCES – Jen Ellms
PUBLIC RELATIONS – Betsy Donka
Would you like to be a trustee on the CCBA’s board?
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TRUSTEE CANDIDATE BIOS – 2023 Election
Marina Burns – Term ending in 2024
Marina Burns has been a member of Lebanon community since 1998 after moving here from Florida with her parents. While establishing her career in management after graduating from Lebanon High School, Marina spent countless hours mentoring her younger brother and his friends as they grew up spending summers at Carter Community Building basketball courts.
Marina is a Vice President and a Financial Center Manager of Ledyard National Bank’s Hanover Main Street office. Bringing with her more than twenty years of excellence in customer service, she utilizes her knowledge and expertise in financial services industry to help clients live up to their full potential.
Marina, her husband Michael, 2 daughters, and a Vizsla named Max live in the Upper Valley and thoroughly enjoy all that life has to offer.
Amongst many interests in her spare time, Marina enjoys volunteering, skiing, golfing, hiking and getting her hands dirty in her organic vegetable garden which provides fresh produce to her family, neighbors and the local non-profits.
Ryan Flatly – Term ending in 2026
Ryan Flatley has two young children and is married to an Upper Valley native. He earned his undergraduate degree from California State University, Sacramento and his law degree from the University of Oregon. He is an attorney at Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, practicing trusts and estates, business, and nonprofit law. Ryan loves running, golfing, following Oregon Ducks football, craft beer, and cooking.
Andy Ladygin– Term ending in 2026
Andy moved to Hanover in 2015 to pursue his MBA degree at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. In no time, he became deeply rooted in the Upper Valley community both on professional and personal levels. Here he met his wife, and their daughter was born. Andy is a Director of Corporate Development and Strategy at Hypertherm. He focuses on helping the company craft its strategic vision, ensure steady growth, and spread the employee-ownership culture around the world. Andy holds a Master’s in Finance degree and an MBA in general management. He is a Certified Financial Analyst and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Since graduation Andy has been a Chair of the Investment Committee of his class’s reunion fund. In 2021, Andy assisted in the merger of two New Hampshire non-profits – Headrest and Community Alcohol Information Program. Andy spends his free time teaching his daughter skiing and swimming, exploring historical sites with friends, doing investment research, and bite-tasting his wife’s homemade pastries.
Peter Lapre – Term ending in 2024
Born and raised in Newburyport, Massachusetts, Pete moved to the Upper Valley in 1991 and has been loving it here ever since. He graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1983 and from the New England College of Optometry in Boston in 1988. He worked as an optometrist in the DHMC Eye Clinic for over 20 years; since 2012 he has been practicing at the Ophthalmology Clinic of Mount Ascutney Hospital. Experience with local nonprofits includes many years on the Vestry of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in White River Junction and being an adult literacy volunteer in Lebanon. He has been a CCBA member for several years. Pete and his husband, Ray, live in Grantham where they enjoy hiking, gardening, working in their woodlot and being Air BnB hosts.
Brian Ware – Term ending in 2026
Graduated Lebanon High School 1969, Graduated U. of New Hampshire 1973 with degree in Business Administration. Currently I am retired. My professional career was as a computer programmer from 1973 to 2016 mostly in smaller companies but also included Olivetti and Honeywell. These jobs were in Boston, Portland (Maine), New York City, Atlanta, Dallas and for 25 years in St Louis, Mo. I am currently on the City of Lebanon Board of Assessors and have been elected Supervisor of the Checklist for Ward 1. Spent part of my childhood playing sports at the CCB. I enjoy playing pickleball at the CCBA. I was elected to the CCBA Board in March 2022 and currently serve on the Facilities Committee.
Ashley Wood – Term ending in 2026
Ashley Wood spent her elementary years in the Upper Valley then returned in 2016 from the Greater Boston area, where she began her career in communications, marketing, and event planning. She is currently Social Media Specialist at Mascoma Bank and previously held roles at the Upper Valley Haven and Colby-Sawyer College. Ashley lives in Enfield, New Hampshire with her family. She served on the Town of Enfield Master Plan Task Force and volunteers with COVER Home Repair and Good Beginnings of the Upper Valley. Her interests include flower gardening, travel, Pilates, and the arts. Ashley’s family has had a great experience with the CCBA Preschool program, and she values how the CCBA brings community members together to learn and play in accessible ways.