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About The Friends of the Middlesex Fells

Mission Statement

The Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation is dedicated to the protection and harmonious use of the Fells; promoting awareness, policies and programs to honor and preserve the ecological, historical and recreational resources of this urban forest reservation.

Goals

1. Instill awareness and appreciation of the Fells as a valuable natural and historical resource which will foster a sense of stewardship within the larger community.

2. Develop programs for recreation, enjoyment, and study of the Fells which are harmonious with landscape and habitat.

3. In cooperation with others, develop and advocate for policies designed to preserve and protect the Fells Reservation.


 

Board of Directors

Rich Sanford, Board Chair
Lindsay Beal, Board Vice Chair
Mike Oliver, Treasurer
Heidi Kelf, Secretary
Jeffrey Buxbaum
Phil Cappello
Joe DiMeo
Jill Geisler
Bryan Hamlin, PhD
Carol McKinley
Sandra Pascal
Randi Rotjan, PhD
Charles Saulnier
Robert Weggel

Executive Director: Neil Anderson


Advisory Council

Representative Katherine Clark, U.S. House of Representatives
Representative Paul Brodeur, Massachusetts House of Representatives
Mayor Robert J. Dolan, Mayor City of Melrose
Matthew Burne, M.S., Biologist.
Susan E. Dalelio, Regional Vice President, Posse Foundation.
Barry P. Fogel, Esq., Keegan Werlin LLP
Anita W. Brewer-Siljeholm, M.S..
David Kourtz, Principal, HR-ROI Solutions, LLC
Dominica Nichols, Ph.D.biologist.
Tinie Noordzij, Winchester Trails Association
Professor Michael Romero, PhD Biology Department, Tufts University
Ted Wright, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Political Science, State University of New York at Albany