November 16, 2010

Lund Welcomes Two New Board Members

Posted in Uncategorized at 9:55 pm by Lund

Lund Family Center is pleased to welcome two new members to our Board of Trustees: Karen Paul and Tim Halvorson.

Karen Paul grew up in Burlington and “watched Lund over many years transform itself into a center serving families and young women with children and fostering an environment that embraces adoption.”  Ms. Paul serves as City Councilor for Burlington’s Ward 6 and is President of Paul Financial Services, a financial management firm.  Ms. Paul brings to Lund a wealth of financial management experience, a strong understanding of local government and a deep appreciation of the challenges Lund’s children and families face.  In addition to the Lund Board, Ms. Paul serves on the YMCA Board of Directors, the Vermont Pension Investment Committee and has served terms on the Vermont Environmental Board, the Governor’s Jobs Cabinet, Burlington Electric Commission, Burlington Police Commission, Vermont Chamber of Commerce, KidSafe Vermont and on various United Way committees.  Ms. Paul lives in Burlington with her husband, Mark Saba and their three children.

Tim Halvorson is well known as the Owner of Halvorson’s Upstreet Café and Church Street Wine Cellars, an active member of the Burlington business community and someone who constantly creates opportunity and finds ways to help others.  Mr. Halvorson currently serves on the Vermont Downtown Development Board.  His prior Board service includes terms with: the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS), with a term as President; the Burlington Business Association with term as President; Church Street Marketplace Commission with a term as Chair; and, Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.  Mr. Halvorson brings deep compassion for the clients Lund serves, incredible business acumen and strong fundraising and nonprofit management experience.  Mr. Halvorson lives in Charlotte with his wife Kristin and their three teen aged children.

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