Edward Metcalfe- of Whitingham, Vermont, is the former owner of North River Winery. Ed has extensive business experience and is a longtime advocate of environmental education. He served for five years on the Whitingham Planning Commission, three as its chairman and served nine years on the Whitingham School Board and six years as School Board Chair of the Twin Valley School District. He now serves on the board of the Hogback Preservation Commission, the Trust for Wildlife and is the founder/Director of the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.
Marshal T. Case is the former President and CEO of The American Chestnut Foundation and is a former Senior Vice-President of the National Audubon Society. Marshal is founder and president of Trust for Wildlife and very active in numerous environmental issues facing Vermont and the World.
John North is a retired Hartford, Connecticut, advertising executive, who has lived in Brattleboro, Vermont for many years. John served on the board of the non-profit Camp Wampanong in southern Vermont, and was President of Easter Seals of Connecticut. John is an active volunteer at the museum.
Michael Clough has been involved with environmental education since 1995 with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science, The New York Wolf Conservation Center and The Raptor Project among others. Currently he is a trainer/naturalist for Four Winds Nature Institute and owner/operator of Rockhopper Outdoor Education as well as Assistant Director at the Museum. Michael is also involved in local after school programs and sits on the board of Vermont SWEEP, Wolfgarde Northeast and the Hogback Mountain Conservation Association.
George Leoniak is the founder and lead trainer for the internationally-recognized Leoniak Tracking Services based in Marlboro, Vermont. He is also an adjunct professor at Antioch University New England where he teaches field mammalogy and conducts research into essential wildlife corridors throughout New England.
Edward “Ted” Sisley is a Systems Analyst and computer networking specialist from Munson, Massachusetts. Recently returned to the Museum board, Ted has been involved with the museum since its inception. He has been an influence in many museum decisions over the years and will provide an active hands-on influence to the museum’s future growth.