We are very excited to welcome six new trustees to our governing board. They each begin their first three-year term of service on July 1, 2021, and bring valuable experience and important skills to our organization as well as a tremendous passion for camp and for advancing kids.
John Ceraolo: Boca Raton, FL
John is a former camper, CILT, and counselor at Boys Trails End at Cheley Camps. He began his career in information technology and held positions of increasing responsibility leading to executive roles in and being noted as an internationally recognized expert in cybersecurity. John is ready to give back to where it all began, his experience at summer camp.
Natasha El-Scari: Kansas City, MO
Natasha is a poet, performer, writer, and educator who has been widely published and featured at numerous universities and venues nationwide. She is the mother of two children, both of whom are former A Thousand Summers campers. Natasha is our first campership parent to be elected to the Board of Trustees.
Sara Erickson: Kennebunk, ME
Sara is a Boston native who has over 25 years of experience working in the medical field in public health, pediatrics, and internal medicine. Dr. Erickson currently works at York Hospital in Wells and Samford, Maine. Sara enjoys skiing, taking her two rescue labs Mookie and Outlook hiking and to the beach, eating lots of lobster, and going to visit her children who live all up and down the east coast.
Sarah Littlefield: Fairlee, VT
Sarah is currently the Director of Aloha Camp in Fairlee, VT. Before that, she worked in independent schools and school consulting and owned a healthcare business. She brings with her extensive experience in youth program development, small business administration, sales, customer service, recruitment, and staff development. She lives just outside of Boston with her husband, Chris, two teenage sons, Johnston and Hayes, and their Goldendoodle, Leah.
Lindsay Nyquist: Durango, CO
Lindsay fell in love with summer camps at age 19 when she worked as a counselor at Colvig Silver Camps in Durango, CO. She spent her next eight summers there, eventually taking on the role of Assistant Director. Lindsay has been a mentor for our campership program since 2007. She now serves as the Director of Marketing & Communication at Fort Lewis College in Durango, where she is passionate about helping students from underserved communities obtain a college education.
Francesca Sally: Atlanta, GA
Francesca is pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business with a concentration in Strategy and Innovation. Francesca has served as Social Chair of Blacks in Business, is a Graduate Research Assistant, and was recently elected as the first-ever African American President of Scheller’s Graduate Business Council (student-body President). In her free time, Francesca enjoys volunteering with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, traveling, hiking, playing/watching sports and discovering new restaurants.
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