New Member Joins Greenagers Board of Directors
EGREMONT, Mass. — Kelly Baxter Spitz of Sheffield has joined the board of directors of Greenagers.
Spitz is the director of advancement at Indian Mountain School in Lakeville, Conn. She is the past director of development at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and she has served in other development roles at Community Health Programs, Berkshire Taconic Foundation, Albany Medical Center and other organizations.
"Kelly’s extensive development experience and background will be invaluable to Greenagers as we grow and deepen our programs at our new home at April Hill," said David Sheehan, president of the Greenagers board.
Spitz has a bachelor's degree in marketing and management from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. She will serve as chair of the Greenagers development committee.
Greenagers recently acquired the former Kellogg Conservation Center on Route 41 in Egremont and has relocated its programming and operations to the property known as April Hill. Greenagers is nearing its $1.5 million goal for funding of the purchase to April Hill, capital improvements, endowment expansion and new programming.
Greenagers Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides employment, internships and apprenticeships to teens and young adults in the field of environmental conservation, farming, and natural resource management in the tri-state region.