Board of Directors
Randi Triant, President
Randi Triant has twenty-nine years of experience directing non-profit and for profit organizations, particularly in the area of media and communications. In her creative life she has executively produced several programs on health issues, including a PBS NOVA broadcast. She also is a published fiction and nonfiction writer and teaches writing at Boston College.
Karen Clement, Treasurer
After working in education, Karen owned and managed a thriving health food store in Peterborough, NH, which is still in operation. A native of the Monadnock Region, Karen devotes her time now to property management, philanthropy and volunteerism. She serves on the Philanthropy Committee at Monadnock Community Hospital and is an incorporator of the 1833 Society, the fundraiser initiative for a new library building in Peterborough. Karen is also a founding member of the Morison/Smith Family Fund which makes grants to non-profits in the Monadnock region.
Paul Tuller lives in Dublin, NH and is a partner in Frost Pond Carpentry, LLP, a general contracting business. He is the founder and past president of Monadnock Art/Friends of the Dublin Art Colony as well as past president of Monadnock Rotary and the Dublin Historical Society. Paul is a woodworker and furniture designer with a focus on Japanese inspired designs and was co-founder of The Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers. He has also worked as a video producer. He has a degree in agriculture from Cornell University.
Blyth Hazen is a Professor at Montserrat College of Art, in Beverly, MA where she teaches a variety of courses, from puppet making to animation and 3d game design. She is currently involved in creating new team-based and community engaged projects for Montserrat’s Studio for Experiential Learning. Examples of her sculptural, robotic and programmed animations can be seen at www.blythhazen.com. Her current work involves collaborations with other artists on stories for both print and animation.
Alexa Thayer has worked in the visual arts for over thirty years. She has taught as a professor at a number of colleges in New England and currently teaches at the Museum School in Boston. Alexa has shown her work in galleries and museums nationally. Alexa was on the Board of the Monadnock Art/ Friends of Dublin Arts Colony for a number of years. She received a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and spent a year in Rome on the European Honors program and later received her MFA from The Museum of Fine Arts School/Tufts in Boston.