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Board of Trustees
Chris Frost, Board Chair (Round Pond, ME), Co-Chair - A graduate of Williams College (BA, English) and Wesleyan University (MALS, Philosophy and Literature), Chris and his wife Anne recently moved to their home in Round Pond after forty-two years of high school teaching and administration. His introduction to Maine and teaching was during seven summers as an instructor at Hurricane Island Outward Bound School. He went on from there to positions at Loomis Chaffee School, public schools in Vermont, Deerfield Academy, seven years as headmaster at Lincoln Academy, thirteen years (ten as headmaster) at TASIS, The American School in Switzerland, and twelve years as Upper School Head at The Masters School. Having a deep personal interest in ethics and moral decision-making, Chris has frequently taught a course on these issues to high school juniors and seniors.
Jane Miller (Antrim, NH), Founding Trustee - Antioch University New England: A New Hampshire native and graduate of Oberlin College, Jane became interested in teaching young children when she and her husband worked for a violin maker in Austria in 1972. She developed a relationship with two children there who became her best German teachers and she their English teacher. She returned to New Hampshire to earn a masters degree in teaching and taught in public and independent elementary schools for several years. In 1980, when the first of her two children was born, she founded Price Farm School in Antrim, New Hampshire. She directed and taught at this independent school (pre-school to grade 6) for nearly 20 years before earning her doctorate in education and joining the core faculty in the Department of Education at Antioch New England Graduate school where she has been for the past 14 years. Juniper Hill founder and director Anne Stires was one of her most inspiring and prized graduate students.
Willard Morgan, Treasurer (Alna, ME), Treasurer and Founding Trustee - Chewonki Foundation: After six years as head of Chewonki Semester School, Willard was named president of Chewonki Foundation in 2010. He studied Geosciences at Williams College and with the Field Naturalist Program for his M.S. in Botany at the University of Vermont (UVM). He worked in the field for Outward Bound and other outdoor education organizations, directed the Williams College Outing Club and taught in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at UVM. Willard joined the board of Juniper Hill School in 2011 as a founding trustee and board chair. He currently serves as Treasurer. He also is a trustee of the St. Mark's School, a boarding school in Southborough, Massachusetts. Willard continues to study and explore the natural world on adventures with his wife, Jenn Barton, and their daughters Sierra and Zella.
David Sobel (Harrisville, NH), Founding Trustee - Antioch University New England: David Sobel is Senior Faculty in the Education Department at Antioch University New England in Keene, New Hampshire and consults and speaks widely on child development and place-based education. Over the past 25 years he has authored seven books and more than 60 articles focused on children and nature for educators, parents, environmentalists, and school administrators. His most recent book is Wild Play: Parenting Adventures in the Great Outdoors, published by Sierra Books. David has served on the editorial boards of Encounter, Community Works Journal, and Orion and writes a regular column for Community Works Journal. His articles and essays have appeared in Orion, Encounter, Sierra, Sanctuary, Wondertime, Green Teacher, Play Rights, Harvard Education Letter, Yes! and other publications. He has contributed chapters to Father Nature; Education, Information and Transformation; Stories from Where We Live-The North Atlantic Coast; Place-based Education in a Global Age; and The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion published by the University of Chicago.