Board of Trustees

The Reverend Dr. Fran BoglePresident, Board of Trustees

Rev. Dr. Fran Bogle, President, Board of Trustees, The Walker Center, Auburndale, MAWhen The Reverend Dr. Fran Bogle is not working at Newton Wellesley Hospital where she serves as the Protestant Chaplain, she can be found writing, directing, and performing plays on topics of peace and social justice for the Just Peace Players. Fran also directs the Just Arts Collaborative and is an avid photographer. Her stunning collection of nature photography is on display at The Walker Center for Ecumenical Exchange and featured in The Wonders of Creation A Celebration of the Beauty of the Earth! An ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, Fran holds a doctor of ministry degree in Feminist Liberation Theology from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a BTI-accredited field education supervisor at Harvard Divinity School and a published author who enjoys creating new books on spirituality, healing, and nature. Fran loves to travel, pat furry friends, and raise begonias.  Fran has served as Board President for nearly five years and has been a friend of The Walker Center for more than twenty years.

Martha Crawford
Secretary, Board of Trustees

Martha Crawford, Secretary, Board of Trustees, The Walker Center, Auburndale, MAMartha Crawford, a retired database designer for Bay Bank and Putnam Investments, is a very active community member in her home town of Westwood, Massachusetts, having served on the town's Finance, Personnel and Long Range Planning Committees. At First Parish Church, she is a long-time member of the Ministry of Mission and Service. In addition to her church-related activities, Martha is currently Secretary of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ and Treasurer of the Protestant Chaplaincy at Newton Wellesley Hospital. She is one of the original members of the Just Peace Players, a drama group advocating for peace and justice, and in her spare time, Martha enjoys traveling, knitting, and spending time with her cat Pewter.

 

Ruth Edens
Member, Board of Trustees

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Rodney Petersen
Member, Board of Trustees

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Zhongxin Wang
Member, Board of Trustees

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Sharon Wright
Vice-President, Board of Trustees

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