2023-2024 OFFICERS - DIRECTORS
For over 16 years, Kristin served as the town of Chatham's conservation agent and currently is the director of education & outreach for the Association to Preserve Cape Cod. She is a member of the town of Chatham's finance committee, and serves on the boards of Friends of Trees (Chatham), the steering committee of Pollinator Pathway Cape Cod, and the Ecological Landscape Alliance.
Sarge Slicer and his wife are longtime residents of Chatham. He has been active in and a supporter of protecting and preserving the environment for many years. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. He worked at FM Global and while there became a fire protection engineer. Now retired, he started his own fire protection engineering consulting company. He is presently and has been a FCW Water Watcher program for many years. Sarge spends several winter months in Florida and is willing to work on FCW projects using his computer skills where needed.
Michele lives near Lovers Lake and has been a full time resident for several years after an international career in the public health field. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College and a Master’s from the University of Pennsylvania. Professionally, Michele has been a leader in international public health for over thirty years. She is an independent consultant serving on the BOD of Together for Girls partnership and is the Vice Chair of the Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund for Aids, TB and Malaria. Michele was a career foreign service officer for USAID. She was a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of UNAIDS. She is an active member of Friends of Marconi/RCA Ryder’s Cove Triangle Improvement Plan, serves as a volunteer land steward for the Chatham Conservation Foundation and is a member of the Marconi Maritime Center. Michele takes FCW Pond Study water samples/data from Lovers Lake for the cyanobacteria program and is on the FCW Scholarship Committee.
Marcus Hatfield joined the FCW board in 2023 to help support its mission to protect and preserve Chatham's fresh and salt waterways. He and his family have been coming to Chatham for more than a decade and became residents several years ago. Marcus participates in water testing for Bucks Creek near Hardings Beach. Marcus's volunteer background includes serving as Co-President on the Board of the Dover Sherborn Education Fund, as well as a volunteer for the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Greater Boston and the Walker School, based in Needham, MA. In his professional life, he has served as Head of Corporate Development for several large software companies with a focus on developing and executing long-term growth strategies. In his free time, Marcus enjoys kayaking, swimming and fly fishing the waters around Chatham.
Bob’s passion and commitment to environmental issues is an accumulation of a life spent on or near the ocean, being a long-time sailor, rower/paddler, beachcomber and outdoor enthusiast.
He grew up spending summers sailing in Pleasant Bay and Nantucket Sound.
Bob is retired after spending thirty-five years as a financial officer.
Bob lives on Stage Island in Chatham with his wife and two English Pointers and is a member of Stage Harbor Yacht Club, the Chatham Beach and Tennis Club, Eastward Ho! Country Club, and Cape Cod National Golf Club.
In addition to being a member of the Board and the Treasurer of Friends of Chatham Waterways, Bob is also is a member of the Board and the Treasurer of the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, MA.
Bob has an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in American Studies from Williams College.
Jeff Mason came on board with FCW in 2018. After serving a year as a Director, Jeff was elected to President of FCW in 2019. He has a degree in Geography and Environmental Studies from Dartmouth College and did his masters work in Geography at the University of California Santa Barbara. He works full time as a Technical Fellow and Lead Consultant at WSP USA, Inc. and is based out of his home office in Chatham. He is a certified Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) and Ecological Restoration Practitioner (CERP) who works primarily in the renewable energy sector. Jeff is a FCW Water Watcher for the Coastal Water Nutrient Monitoring Program and a freshwater pond Cyano-bacteria monitor. Jeff collects data for both FCW water quality programs and does CoastSweep during the summer with his son and wife, making caring for our waterways and the environment a family affair!
Ron and his wife have lived in Chatham for many years after retiring from a career in New York. He served the community well as a Chatham Selectmen for twelve years. And has been elected to the County Assembly for twelve years. Recently elected as the Barnstable County Commissioner. He is also a successful shell fisherman and has served on the Friends of Chatham Waterways Board of Directors since 2008. He has a strong commitment to the environment. And is noted for speaking out at Town Meeting to preserve Chatham’s natural resources and champion FCW programs.
Natalie Coleman-Fuller, Ph.D. joined the FCW board in 2023 to help support FCW’s efforts to preserve and protect Chatham’s waterways, ponds, islands, and marshes to be used responsibly for recreation and study for generations to come. An avid sailor and sailboat racer, Natalie has explored most bodies of water in Chatham, having served as commodore of Chatham Yacht Club (CYC) (2012-2013) during the construction of the new clubhouse; a board member of Pleasant Bay Community Boating (PBCB) (2013-2021) during the purchase and initial development of the current 3.6-acre campus; president of Southern Massachusetts Sailing (SMSailing.org) (2017-2018) that oversees one-design sailboat racing in Southern Mass, and a water quality tester (Muddy Creek) for the Pleasant Bay Alliance (2015-present). Professionally, she works as a scientific grant writer at MarPam Pharma (marpampharma.com), which is on a mission to cure HIV by developing advanced therapeutic tools. As a daughter of Bill Coleman, past-president of FCW in the 1990s, Natalie is honored to follow in her father’s footsteps to continue FCW’s important work.
Mr. Ian Hoffman-Terry is an alumnus of Chatham High School, where he played soccer and basket- ball, and was a member of the National Honor Society. He received his B.A. degree in Government from Clark University, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his Masters in Teaching History from Clark University’s Hiatt Center for Education, where he was mentored by Dr. Jim McDermott, former Massachusetts Teacher of the Year, and leading member of the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework Committee. Mr. Hoffman-Terry teaches U.S. History, Government, and Global Studies, and advises the “We the People” program, a competition team based on the We the People government curriculum. The “We the People” curriculum has been recognized as a leading civics and citizen- ship program. Ian loves engaging students (and adults) in history, global issues, and government, and spends as much time as he can in outdoor activities hiking, camping, sailing and travelling. He’s biked across Alaska, Western Europe and Newfoundland.
Rachel is currently the Marine Resource Specialist for Barnstable County and Woods Hole Sea Grant. Prior to that she worked for the Town of Chatham as the Assistant Shellfish Constable and Propagation Specialist, where she oversaw running the towns shellfish propagation program. She has a background in hydrology and water quality monitoring as well as coastal ecology. She currently is working with farmers, researchers, and resource managers to identify answers to emerging issues, often relating to climate change
I have lived and worked on Cape Cod since the late 1970’s. I live on Horizon Drive in the house my parents built when they retired after years of living abroad.
I retired from Aquacultural Research Corporation located in Dennis, MA after a 40 year career where I was one of the owners and worked as Director of Shellfish Culture . We created a successful aquaculture industry on Cape Cod and New England providing shellfish seed to the County, towns and individuals.
Since retiring two years ago, I became active with the APCC cyanobacteria sampling program testing Lovers Lake twice a month. I also have been working part-time for the Town of Chatham for the shellfish propagation department for the last two years. I am the secretary of the board of the neighborhood association.
I am interested in continuing my support for the environmental health of our community by volunteering on the Friends of Chatham Waterways.
Have been a resident of Chatham since 1968, practicing Dentistry until retiring, after 50 years, in 2018. I have had a life-long concern for the environment and conservation. I have been part of the Pond Study for the past few years and am in my second term as a director of FCW.
Betsy Mosser has been an FCW director since 2011. She has a B.A. in history from Wheaton College and an M.A.T. from Cornell University. After a career in teaching, she started her own antique print and framing business, Mosser Antique Prints. She and her late husband moved to the Cape in 1998. Currently, she is treasurer of the League Club of Cape Cod which supports women and children in need on the Cape. As an FCW director, she is chairman of the Barbara Streibert Environmental Education Grants awarded every year to teachers in the Monomoy Regional School District, co-chairs Chatham Water Watcher water testing for Stage Harbor Estuaries, and coordinates volunteers for FCW's annual Coastsweep in conjunction with the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management and the Ocean Conservancy.
Mike is an expert in computer programing with 50+ years of experience. He also in very community minded having previously provided his skills to the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and as a board member at Pleasant Bay Community Boating. In 2019 Mike helped FCW launch an updated web site. Living near Emery Pond he collected pond data for the six years. Mike has a B.A. degree in Computer Science from SUNY Oswego, and has experience developing software for neuroscience laboratories around the World. In 2003 he founded Great Island Software, which develops custom software for clients.
Dave worked in financial services until retiring with his wife Lissa, primarily in Chatham, in 2019. Over the past two years, he has volunteered with the Chatham Conservation Foundation, serving on the Finance Committee and helping with trail maintenance. Dave also samples White Pond for Friends of Chatham Waterways, and shuttles the samples to APCC, where he also volunteers. Dave previously served on the Board of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless. In his spare time Dave enjoys running, fishing, paddle boarding around Chatham, and home renovation.
Christopher Seufert is a native of Chatham. He received a BA in writing and journalism from Trinity College (Hartford, CT) and an MA in anthropology from California State University- East Bay. His Master’s thesis was a predictive archeological survey of Chatham based upon climatic and environmental reconstructions of the Chatham landscape from it’s glacial formation through to historic contact. For 21 years he’s run Mooncusser Films LLC an award winning multimedia company specializing in video, photography, and audio production. He currently lives on Hardings Beach with his two children, Ethan and Stella.