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3 New Members Join Board Of the Hanover Conservancy

Hanover — Three new members, all Hanover residents, have joined the 13-member board of the Hanover Conservancy, the oldest local land trust in New Hampshire.

Stan Colla, vice president of alumni affairs at Dartmouth College until 2005, recently retired from his position as vice president for university relations at Alfred University.

A Dartmouth College and Tuck School of Business alumnus, he also holds a master’s degree in education from Harvard University and has advised many nonprofits. He has served on the boards of the Hanover Improvement Society, Vermont Academy, Dartmouth Alumni Association and the Mountain School, among others.

Tom Jack, former chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth, has taught laboratory science for 19 years.

An avid hiker, trail runner, and cross country and backcountry skier, Jack volunteers to maintain a section of the Appalachian Trail and has assisted the conservancy with similar stewardship projects.

He holds a doctorate in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale.

Tom Hall is principal of Sage Investment Inc. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Tuck School of Business and was an executive at Ford Motor Co. for 31 years, working in strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions.

Currently the finance chairman of Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire, he is active in the Hanover Rotary Club. Previously, he served on the boards of Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, the Hood Museum of Art, and Hopkins Center for the Arts, and as an alternate to the Hanover Planning Board.

— Staff report