MONTPELIER — The T.W. Wood Gallery, a nonprofit organization in Montpelier, announces the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees, as well as the full slate of board members for 2016. Joining the board of trustees are Bertil Agell and Charles Green. “Both of our newest Board members bring talent, expertise and commitment to the Central Vermont community to share the legacy of Thomas Waterman Woods art and to bring the best of today’s contemporary art to Central Vermont” said Ginny Callan, the gallery’s executive director.
Bertil Agell brings many years of both business and non-profit experience. Agell has served as on many NGO’s board and held treasurer positions both in the corporate environment and as a volunteer. Agel is now retired and resides in Barre.
Green comes to the Gallery with a strong background in business, media and advertising. Upon relocating to Vermont, he worked for Ivy Computer heading up the technical support department.
Amongst his many volunteer positions Green was the treasurer of the Northern Vermont Artists Association and resides in Middlesex.
The full slate of 2016 board members include Theo Kennedy, President, Linda Paradee, vice president, Bertil Agell, Treasurer, John Landy, Secretary, Charles Green , Ellis Jacobson, Alvah Newhall, Phillip Robertson, Reidun Nuquist and Anne Watson. After serving on the Board for many years dedicated member Leane Garland recently stepped down.
The Gallery was founded in 1895 and houses a large permanent collection of art as well as being the repository for Vermont’s portion of the Federal Works Progress Administration artwork. The gallery’s mission is to preserve our artistic heritage and to bring the best of today’s art to central Vermont. The gallery is located at 46 Barre Street in Montpelier and is open Tuesday’s through Saturdays 12 to 4 p.m. For more information go to twwoodgallery.org or contact Ginny Callan at 802-262-6035 firstname.lastname@example.org.