BOARD of DIRECTORS + OFFICERS
STEVEN KELETI | President
Mr. Keleti is a volunteer director. He has over 25 years experience as an environmental activist and community organizer. He is co-founder of the Friends of Mary Cummings Park, served as president of that organization from 2008 to 2011, and still serves on the board. During his tenure, that organization helped thwart a proposed 640-unit 40B development in Whispering Hill Woods abutting the park, and convinced the City of Woburn to purchase the land and put it under permanent conservation protection. He has helped form local and regional community groups for the protection and creation of open space. He recently served on the Malden Energy Efficiency Commission. He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, and works as an engineering and software contractor and consultant. His duties are spelled out in our bylaws and include attending meetings of our Board of Directors and voting on Board decisions. Mr. Keleti receives no compensation of any kind and performs his duties on an “as needed” basis.
ROBERT DOOLITTLE | Vice President
Mr. Doolittle is a volunteer vice president and FoFH interim clerk. He has been a professional pastoral minister to youth and families in parish settings for over 40 years. He is now semi-retired and lives in Malden. His duties include moderating regular monthly volunteer meetings, sending out monthly news updates and meeting notices, attending meetings of our Board of Directors, and voting on Board decisions. Mr. Doolittle receives no compensation of any kind and performs his duties on an “as needed” basis.
DAVID MILLER | Treasurer
Mr. Miller is a volunteer treasurer. He has owned a small software consulting company for the past 7 years, and has over 30 years experience developing software for various applications, including commercial publishing, games, telecommunications, and hyperspectral imaging. His duties include processing donations, monitoring expenditures, filing required reports, attending meetings of our Board of Directors, and voting on Board decisions. Mr. Miller receives no compensation of any kind and performs his duties on an “as needed” basis.
LAUREN MCGILLICUDDY | Clerk
Ms. McGillicuddy is a volunteer and interim clerk. She holds a BA in Social Work and Political Science from Antioch College, and a Master of Science in Ethics and Public Policy from Suffolk University. Her childhood was spent in the Greater Boston area, and she practiced direct-care social work in Western Massachusetts for several years before returning to the Boston area with her family. After a 30-year career as a technical writer specializing in proposal response management, she now works part time as a freelance editor of philosophical works. She has been an active communicant of St. Paul’s Parish (Episcopal) in Malden since 1985, and three generations of her family call Malden home. Ms. McGillicuddy receives no compensation of any kind and performs her duties on an “as needed” basis.
Karen Shack | Director
Ms. Shack is a volunteer director. She is an Associate Director of the Commonwealth Corporation, a nationally recognized leader in building industry sector partnerships that address the skill needs of specific employers in many industries, thus helping Massachusetts maintain its place in the national and world economy. She is a long-time resident of North Medford, and frequently walks in the area around the former Malden Hospital site. Ms. Shack receives no compensation of any kind and performs her duties on an “as needed” basis.