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Peter Glenshaw, Chair

Peter has lived in Lyme with Elizabeth Glenshaw and their three children since 2000. He has nearly 30 years of experience in higher education and health care as as an administrator, fundraiser, and communications professional. He has long-standing interest and experience in the development of new organizations and approaches to challenging social issues. Peter served six years on the Lyme School Board and was its Chair for three years, and served one term as a Trustee of the Trust Funds in Lyme. 


Kristin Roth, VICE Chair

Kristin and her husband Bryan moved to Lyme in 1998. Kristin is Associate Director of Admissions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and has also served as Director of Career Services at the Thayer School of Engineering and Assistant Director for Dartmouth's undergraduate Career Services office. Prior to moving to NH, Kristin worked in human resources for General Electric, and student affairs and career services for Georgetown University and the University of Virginia. She received a Bachelor's in Foreign Service and a Master's in English from Georgetown and a Master's in Counselor Education from UVA. Kristin has served on the boards for the Hampshire Cooperative Nursery School and Lyme Nursery School, Bryan is a long-time member of the Lyme Fire Department, and both are dedicated volunteers for the Lyme School. She and Bryan have three children.

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Tom Yurkosky, Treasurer

Tom has lived in Lyme with his wife and two daughters since 1999. While in Lyme he has served on the Lyme School Board and the Lyme Recreation Commission and as the auditor of the Lyme Congregational Church. Tom also coached youth softball and baseball in Lyme for many years. He is currently the Lyme School Board rep to Thetford Academy, where he is also the Treasurer. Tom is employed as the Controller of The Lyme Timber Company.


Anne Baird, secretary

Anne Baird and husband Steve Campbell moved to Lyme in 2001. After 23 years as a pediatric social worker, she retired from DHMC in 2005. That same year, she enrolled in the Master Gardener program through the NH Cooperative Extension Service. For the public service requirement for certification, she started Lyme Gardeners, which has 195 gardening enthusiasts on the listserv. Also in 2005, she began a long and fruitful association with Osher@Dartmouth, then called ILEAD. Anne has been a trustee of Lyme Library, and served until this May as President of the Friends of Lyme Library. She is an active member of The Utility Club. Anne's children and their families live in Maine, Santa Cruz, and Cape Town. She is an avid knitter and photographer, and summer resident of a Maine island home.

Mant copeland

Mant Copeland and his wife, Nancy, have lived in Lyme since he graduated from Tuck in 1987. Until recently Mant served as CFO for WICOR Americas Inc., a subsidiary of WICOR AG of Switzerland. Their two children grew up in Lyme and attended the Lyme School. Mant served three terms on the Budget Committee and was an original member of the Lyme Recycling Committee, which started recycling on a voluntary basis and applied for the Foundation’s very first grant. He coached in the Ford Sayre ski program, and Lyme baseball and soccer for 10 years. Mant was also on the Lyme School Board, and treasurer of Friends of Hanover Lacrosse for several years.

Lisa Hayes

Lisa Hayes was born in Lyme and lived there with her parents through college. She returned with her husband and two sons to Lyme in 2007 and they live in the same house Lisa grew up in. She was a committee member for the planning of Lyme's 250th Celebration. Lisa has also been a member of the Lyme School PTO as well as being active in many of the school activities and her son's sports activities. Lisa has worked at the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth since 2000.


karen keane

Karen moved to Lyme in 2001. A native of New England, she and her husband David had lived in CA for over 20 years, and they were eager to "come home." They discovered Lyme! She is the captain of Lyme's FAST Squad.  Karen has been a member of the Dartmouth Skiway Ski Patrol since 2002. In a prior life, Karen was a fundraising professional, and she has helped many organizations in the Upper Valley, and that is how she met this foundation. She is also a member of the Lyme Congregational Church and active in a variety of ways.

abbe murphy

Abbe Murphy grew up in Lyme and has served on the Lyme Foundation Board since 2009. An appreciator of Lyme history, she is currently researching and writing a history of the Lyme Congregational Church, with a focus on the development of 19th-century Congregationalism in northern New England.


matt prince

Matt Prince is a graduate of both of Lyme’s premier educational institutions, the Lyme Nursery School and the Lyme School. After graduating from Hanover High, he left the area for 12 years,  completing college and graduate school and then pursuing a love of travel and teaching, with jobs in Thailand, Colombia and South Korea. Matt returned to Hanover in 2003 as a social studies teacher, where he is still today. Matt and his wife Liz have three young children.

jennifer schiffman

Jennifer grew up in Lyme and attended the Lyme School.  She left Lyme for high school, college and graduate school and then returned to work at Geisel School of Medicine. She and her husband Mark have two children who attended the Lyme School. Jennifer currently serves on the boards of Friends of CHaD, Alice Peck Day Memorial  Hospital,  the Pearl Dimmick Fund and has returned for a second round of service on the Lyme Foundation board as the representative of the Pearl Dimmick Fund. 

martha tecca

Mark and Martha Tecca, now in living Orford, have been a part of the Lyme community for more than twenty years, and all three children attended the Lyme School. Martha is President of CommunityCare of Lyme, and she has served on the Recreation Commission and the PTO, helped with music programs at the school and church, and been a leader at the Lyme Congregational Church, where she is now a Deacon. She works as a consultant in healthcare and community-based health and wellness, currently working with state and national organizations on strategic planning, program development, and performance measurement.

jeff valence

Jeff and his wife Cindy and two daughters moved to Lyme in 2006 after living in Maine, New York and New Jersey, where he worked in independent day and boarding schools. Jeff is principal of the Lyme School and has served on the 250th Steering Committee, Transportation Committee, Town Safety Committee, Post Pond Trail Committees and the Lyme Foundation.

michael whitman

Michael and his wife, Lynn McRae, have lived in Lyme since the mid-1970s, sending three boys through the Lyme School and Hanover High. He was a builder for a dozen years, worked at Hypertherm for almost 20 until retirement in 2008, and has a small woodworking niche, making sports benches and simple pine caskets. A founding member of the Foundation, Michael rejoins the board after also serving on the school board and local nonprofits, being active in local and statewide suicide prevention committees, programs and agencies, and as a consumer advocate.