HOLDERNESS — Carl Lehner of Holderness and Patricia Sava of Waterville Valley are the newly elected trustees of the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center.
Lehner and Sava were elected during the center's recent Annual Meeting and Summer Celebration.
Also on that occasion, retiring trustees John Fernandes of Ashland and David Merrill of Weston, Mass., were honored for their dedicated service. Trustees Harriet Harris of Dover, Mass., Bill Lee of Meredith, Sandy McGinnes of Center Harbor, and Lea A. Stewart of Campton, were re-elected for new terms.
Lehner graduated from Amherst College with a major in geology and worked as a field geologist in Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico. He later received an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Lehner worked for an international mining company before joining his family's textile waste recycling firm in South Carolina. Lehner and his family have owned a vacation home in Holderness since 1992 with his children attending various Science Center summer programs. He also serves on the Holderness Planning Board, the boards of New Hampshire Lakes Association and the Little Church Theater, and is an active monitor for Squam Lakes Conservation Society.
Sava is a native of Wellesley Hills, Mass. She grew up learning about and loving nature while on vacation in New Hampshire. She has traveled extensively and began an interior design business, Sava Designs, LLC, in 1970. Her projects include hotels, ski resorts, golf communities, and assisted living facilities nationwide. Sava is a former member of the American Society of Interior Designers and Hospitality Industry Associates.
Additionally, officers were elected to the Board of Trustees including David Martin of Holderness, chair; Nancy Beck of Holderness, vice chair; Kenneth Evans of Holderness, treasurer; and Lea A. Stewart of Campton, secretary.
Employees recognized for service included Dave Erler, 35 years of service; Eric D'Aleo, 20 years of service; and Brian Eaton and Mary Noyes, both 10 years of service.
The Horizon Award was given to former trustee Tashia Morgridge for her outstanding service and commitment to the Science Center.
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