The Land Trust Names Three to Board of Directors

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DANBURY, Conn., January 10, 2011 – The Land Trust of Danbury has announced the appointment of Amber Edwards, Mary McConnell-Meachen and Michael Cunningham to its board of directors.

“After three board members stepped down last year, we are fortunate to have Amber, Mary and Michael step up to share the responsibility of providing leadership for The Land Trust”, said Bill Montgomery, president.

Amber Edwards, who was appointed Volunteer Coordinator in 2009, will continue to lead The Land Trust’s dedicated volunteers while taking on the added responsibilities of  membership on The Land Trust board of directors.

Mary McConnell-Meachen comes to The Land Trust board of directors from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she is the Executive Director of Environmental Health & Safety.

Michael Cunningham adds membership on The Land Trust board of directors to his other contributions to area conservation organizations.  Michael is Chairman of the Ives Trail Task Force, a member of the Norwalk River Valley Trail Steering Committee, and he is a hike leader for several outdoor organizations.