executive director

Renewing Commitments & Vision

Late last month, all 10 current members of the Board of Directors joined staff for a full day of rich discussions at the Grounds For Health Annual Board Retreat in Burlington. Three months into my tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer, this was a wonderful opportunity for staff and Board to renew our commitments...
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Two Weeks In – A note from the new Executive Director

It’s a great pleasure for me to write my first contribution to the Grounds for Health e-news. After a couple of months of steadily increasing anticipation, I finally began work in Waterbury on July 28th. It has been wonderful to meet all of the US-based staff and to begin the first of many long and...
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Farewell Note from Executive Director August Burns

As I sit at my desk on my final day at the helm of Grounds for Health, I will indulge in a few thoughts about what I have learned on this incredible journey. Perhaps first and foremost is the power of community to make lasting change. It is part of the human condition to strive for a...
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Excitement over New Executive Director, Celebration for Retiring Leader

IMMEDIATE RELEASE GROUNDS FOR HEALTH APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CELEBRATES RETIRING LEADER Guy Stallworthy from Gates Foundation Replaces Retiring Executive Director August Burns Waterbury, VT (Marketwired) / The Board of Directors of Grounds for Health, an NGO dedicated to creating sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment programs in coffee-growing communities, announced today that...
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