Kurn Hattin Homes for Children Welcomes New Board Members
WESTMINSTER, VT. — Kurn Hattin Homes for Children recently welcomed two new members to its Board.
Phil Perlah is a Member, Development Review Board, Town of Chester, Vermont; Board Member and Treasurer, Parks Place Community Center; and Member, Audit Committee, The Core Group Inc. He is employed part time by the Himalayan Cataract Project in their Finance Department. He has served as Finance Director of Amref Health Africa (USA), a $10 million NGO until 2014. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer and Counsel at The Seiden Group, an advertising agency that had $50 million in gross billings. Phil has served as counsel at Sara Lee Branded Apparel (now HanesBrands International); Chesebrough-Pond’s (now part of Unilever); and IBM. He has also practiced law in his own firm. He is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law and Brooklyn College. Phil lives in Chester, Vermont with his wife Lois.
Jim Lynch of Walpole, New Hampshire, is a Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending with People’s United Bank. Jim has worked at the Bank for 26 years, primarily in Commercial Lending and Risk Management. Jim is a long-time supporter of Kurn Hattin Homes and has served on the Board of Incorporators for 20 years. He is an avid Boston sports fan and enjoys hiking, hunting and playing golf.
Established in 1894, Kurn Hattin Homes for Children is a charitable home and school for boys and girls, ages 6-15, who are affected by tragedy, social or economic hardship, or other disruption in family life. Its mission: Kurn Hattin transforms the lives of children and their families forever. www.kurnhattin.org.