NEW ALT BOARD MEMBERS NAMED

Middletown, RI. – March 8, 2019 – The Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced that two new board members were appointed to the board of trustees at the organization’s annual meeting, held February 7 at the Atlantic Resort. Newport resident Tim Brown and Portsmouth resident William W. Harvey II were voted onto the board at the event, which was attended by nearly 300 ALT members.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tim and Bill to the ALT board,” said Executive Director Chuck Allott. “Their professional experience and strong volunteerism will be enormous assets for our organization. Both are committed to Aquidneck Island and to our mission of conserving open space.”

Tim Brown is the General Manager of T.J. Brown Inc., a Newport-based contractor specializing in estate landscaping and fine gardening since 1901. A graduate of Stonehill College, Tim spent seven years in Boston, working in City government on public policy and zoning matters. He also took an active role in local and national political campaigns. Since returning to his hometown, Tim has served as a board member on the City of Newport’s Tree and Open Space Commission and The Friends of Ballard Park. He lives in Newport with his wife, Maryellen, and two children.

William W. Harvey is an attorney at Moore, Virgadamo & Lynch. He graduated from Middletown High School and received an undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and a Juris Doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law. He served on the Board of the Newport County YMCA and is past president of the Newport Public Library Board of Trustees and Newport Little League. He lives in Portsmouth with his wife, Karen, and three sons.