Introducing Pam Hess

pamWe are pleased to announce that Pam Hess has joined Healthy Waltham as Executive Director!

Pam was most recently Director of Youth Engagement and Education at the Appalachian Mountain Club for 13 years. Pam was recognized at the White House last year as a 2014 Presidential “Champions of Change” award winner for career-long efforts to provide outdoor opportunities for young people and for designing and managing an innovative and collaborative outdoor recreation initiative called “OutdoorsRX.” OutdoorsRX is a partnership program that encourages kids and families to “get up, get out, and get moving.” Pam holds a Master of Science degree in environmental education and is a Waltham resident with two children attending the Waltham Public Schools.

“We are very excited that Pam Hess is joining Healthy Waltham,” said Dr. Nadene Stein, President of Healthy Waltham’s Board of Directors. “She brings a wealth of expertise in health and wellness education, along with extensive experience engaging youth, community collaborators, and volunteers.

Pam, a Waltham resident with two children in the public schools, is looking forward to giving back to the community and working to improve the health of Waltham’s residents.

She joins Healthy Waltham’s existing staff: Maria DiMaggio, Communications and Development, and Reva Haselkorn, Program Coordinator and Chef Instructor (you can read about Maria and Reva on our “Who we are” page). Pam can be reached at pam@healthy-waltham.org or 781-891-4700.

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