Anne Wibiralske, President
Anne is an ecologist with many years experience as a teacher and researcher in environmental studies and has worked in the fundraising departments for several nonprofit environmental advocacy organizations. She has participated in Forest Moon workshops and retreats and is deeply committed to Forest Moon’s mission to provide programs that support those diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones. She also serves on the board of a local nonprofit trail advocacy organization in the Pioneer Valley and is an advocate with the National Breast Cancer Coalition.
Margot Stone, Vice President
A practicing attorney in southern Vermont, Ms. Stone is also a three-time cancer victor. She participates regularly in Forest Moon’s writing workshops and 1 in 8: The Torso Project workshops. She has exhibited her 1 in 8 projects in gallery openings. Her law office sponsored several writing workshops in the Brattleboro, VT area. Ms. Stone brings vast experience as a board member having sat on several community boards.
Scott joined the board after retiring as Director of University Relations at the University of Connecticut. He also worked at the CT Department of Education as legislative assistant to the commissioner and deputy commissioner of education. Scott volunteers for the Connecticut Pardon Team, a nonprofit organization assisting individuals with criminal records submitting pardon petitions to the CT Board of Pardons. And, he is also a Guardian Ad Litem/Court Appointed Special Advocate representing the interests of abused and neglected children in Juvenile and Probate Courts. Scott and his wife Candee live in Simsbury, CT, and plan to move to their home in West Fairlee, Vermont, after Candee retires as a middle school counselor. They are connected to Forest Moon through the work of Pam Roberts, Candee’s cousin.
Since moving to Jacksonville, Vermont in 1979, Jim and his wife Suzanne have owned several businesses in town, concentrating on historic preservation contracting. Jim was diagnosed with bladder cancer, and has lost a brother to melanoma, lost an aunt to breast cancer, and has countless other relatives or friends who have been cancer survivors or victims. Jim brings to the board entrepreneurial skills, knowledge of the community, and a personal commitment to furthering Forest Moon’s work to support those diagnosed with cancer.
Judy is a Certified Public Accountant with many years of experience working with not-for-profit organizations. She has made her home in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire for the past 35 years. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 she lives each day to its fullest.
Most recently Planning & Development Director for the non-profit Connecticut River Watershed Council for four years, Richard has extensive experience as a non-profit manager and fundraiser. He is a prostate cancer survivor who has participated in Forest Moon programs and served on the organization’s advisory board as well as the transition committee charged with carrying on the Founders’ vision upon their retirement from active participation in Forest Moon in June 2012.