All Board Members of the Goose Pond Lake Association share a love of the pond and an appreciation for the environment in which we live.  Each member brings a unique set of skills and expertise to the Board.  The Board of Directors is nominated and elected to one year terms by a majority vote of the members present in good standing at the Annual Membership Meeting. Pictures left to right:     

 

PresidentMichael Riese has served on the Board since 2009, and was re-elected President for a seventh term in 2016.  Michael brings many years of management, sales experience, and working with people.  He and wife Allison live year-round on Goose Pond.  He has served as a Weed Watcher, worked on the latest Welcome Package Project, participates in the annual loon census, and publishes the GPLA newsletters.  Michael, with able assistance from Allison, currently spearheads the Goose Pond water quality sampling for both the UNH and DES programs.  (ongoosepond@gmail.com)        

 

Vice-President:  Steve Ward has served on the Board since 2009, and was elected Vice-President in January 2011. In 2017 he took over duties as Weed-Watcher Chairman. He and wife Victoria built their home on Goose Pond in 1991.  After a career in corporate finance, they retired to Canaan in 2005.  Steve is currently on Canaan’s Planning Board, chairs the Capital Investment Program sub-committee of the Board and serves on the Finance Committee of the Northern Stage Regional Theater. (stvbward@gmail.com)       

 

TreasurerRick Hutchins has served on the Board since 2009, maintains the GPLA mailing list, manages the GPLA website, and has published the Calendar and Coffee Table book.  He served as Secretary from 2011 to 2016, and took over Treasurer duties in April 2016. Rick has over forty years of teaching and coaching experience, twenty years of computer expertise using spreadsheets and databases, designing websites, assisting small businesses with financial problems, and experience with non-profits. (rahutch@gmail.com)   

 

Terry Bradigan was elected to the Board at our annual meeting in 2013 and served as Treasurer until April 2016. Terry has a successful dental practice in Hanover.  As a year-round resident of Goose Pond with wife Kate (former member of the Board), they have been vacationing on the pond since 1997.  (tbradigan75@yahoo.com)       

 

Barbara Dolyak has served on the Board since 2010.  A Professor Emerita from Stratford, CT, she permanently moved to Goose Pond in 2010 after coming here since the early 70's.  She retired from teaching health career students, served as an adjunct at Housatonic Community College and Fairfield University in the summer, and online during the academic year.  Her son is a graduate of Mascoma Valley Regional High School. Barbara is the Lake Host Point Person.  (barbaradolyak@gmail.com).       

 

Ken Milkie, our newest member along with Ted Simpson, was elected to the Board in July 2018. His family has been visiting the pond since the late 70’s. He and his family built a home on Cove Rd. and moved to the pond after his retirement from United Technologies. Ken is the secretary/treasurer of the Granite Acres Property Owners Association and a member of the Lyme Pinnacle Snowmobile Club. He enjoys boating, sailing, and snowmobiling. (kmilk@comcast.net)

 

Ted Simpson was also elected to the Board in July 2018. Ted has owned a cottage on the pond for over 30 years, and has recently been turning the 1940's camp into a "Lake house", where he will live summers and spend winters in Arizona. He is an avid outdoorsman and has been a home builder in the area for almost 40 years, and has decided the only way to retire is to sell his tools. (mtmansimp@yahoo.com)

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