Board of Directors

Carl Waal - President
23-year U.S. Army Infantry Officer; retired as a Lieutenant Colonel; former program manager for the Veterans Employment and Training Program with the Massachusetts Department of Workforce Development; current board member of the Ware Council on Aging

Joan Walker - Treasurer
Retired town accountant for the town of Charlton, Mass.

John Zienowicz - Clerk
Director, Ware Senior Center

Roy Dennington
Vietnam veteran, retired

The Rev. Dr. Beverly Prestwood-Taylor(ex-officio)
Pastor, Athol Congregational Church, and executive director of The Brookfield Institute

Damien Berthiaume(ex-officio)


Jennifer Baublitz - Vice President
Adjunct professor at Assumption College; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Resilience from Assumption College; Certified Veteran mediator; Veteran mediation coach; military spouse.

Susan Rutherford
Retired executive director of the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corp.

Daniel Ryan Flynn
Ware River News