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By JoAnna Haugen on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
Maggie Kraft (11-12) is the new executive direction of Area 1 Agency on Aging (A1AA), a private, nonprofit agency that administers federal and state funds to provide needed services for people age 60 and older in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties in California. She previously worked as department director of Eureka and Fortuna Adult Day Health Services and the Alzheimer’s Day Care and Resource Center.
Laura Montenegro (08-10) has been hired as the new director of events and communications for the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire. Prior to her service in Peace Corps, Montenegro worked in radio and marketing. She earned her degree from the University of New Hampshire.
William (Bill) Jackson (94-96) has been hired by the Forest Service to work as the district ranger for the Green Mountain National Forest’s Manchester District. Since joining the Forest Service in 2000, Jackson has worked as an outdoor recreation planner, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project coordinator and district recreation manager in Colorado, Alaska, New Mexico and Washington, D.C. He has also been actively managing projects for Forest Service International Programs. Jackson has a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree from Colorado State University.
Dr. Ken Weaver (73-75) is the new dean of The Teachers College at Emporia State University. He has been a member of the faculty since 1986. Prior to that, Weaver was a classroom science teacher in South Carolina.
VentureBeat has hired Rebecca Grant (09-11) as an editorial assistant and intern. Prior to this position, she was a community editor at Pinchit. She has also worked at Zynga and Washingtonian Magazine.