Antioch University New England has appointed two new members to its board of trustees —Martha F. Miser and Peter D. Hansel.
•Martha Freymann Miser is the founder and president of Aduro Consulting, LLC, a consulting and coaching company located in Boston which specializes in leadership and change for purpose-driven companies. Among her clients are a venture-funded medical services startup, pharmaceutical companies in the United States and Europe, financial services corporations, and large and small nonprofits.
Martha has held leadership positions in public- and private-sector organizations over the last thirty years. She spent twelve years with the City of Hartford, working in a number of capacities, including director of operations improvement and assistant city manager for administrative services. She also spent fourteen years in financial services, and four years living and working in the Netherlands, where she was global head of leadership and change for ING.
Martha holds a bachelor’s degree in American studies from Hamilton/Kirkland College, a master’s degree in public administration from Syracuse University, and a doctorate in leadership and change from Antioch University.
She and her husband, Andy, live in Boston; they have three children and three grandchildren.
•Peter D. Hansel, president of Filtrine Manufacturing Co., serves on the boards of the Keene Downtown Housing Corporation and the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Keene. He is a member and past president of the Keene Rotary Club and a member of the Chamber Singers of Keene. He has served as a Keene city councilor, chairman of the Keene Conservation Commission, and on the boards of directors for the Harris Center for Conservation Education and the Friends of Open Space in Keene. He has also served on the boards of the Ashuelot Valley Environmental Observatory and the Ashuelot Valley Refuse Disposal District.
Born in New Jersey, Peter grew up in Connecticut, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University with a major in environmental studies, under the Geology Department, in 1972. He worked briefly for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council before joining Filtrine in 1973. After five years in California, he and his wife, Bridget, moved back to Keene, where they raised four children.