Kelly Kimball, a Burlington resident with 20 years of worldwide experience in supporting donor-funded local development programs, has been named executive director of Rock Point Commons, Bishop Shannon MacVean-Brown, president of the Rock Point board, announced today.
Kimball, an associate in the government and democracy sector at Tetra Tech ARD in Burlington, has worked extensively as a project manager, new business developer, and team leader on projects focusing on environmental stewardship, youth participation, community engagement gender equity and social inclusion.
“We are excited to have someone with Kelly’s varied and considerable experience as our new executive director,” Bishop MacVean-Brown said. “Her skills are an excellent match for our needs, as we seek to maintain Rock Point Commons on a firm financial footing, preserve its bountiful natural beauty and enhance the community’s awareness of what Rock Point Commons has to offer.”
As executive director, Kimball will be responsible for the management and sustainable development of Rock Point, a 130-acre sanctuary of publicly accessible conserved land that includes the diocese’s offices and camp and conference center and the separately managed Rock Point School.
“The Rock Point sanctuary has long been an important sanctuary for me and my family, and I will be honored to join the Rock Point Commons team in ensuring the sustainable development of this community treasure,” Kimball said.