FoHVOS recently added two new members to its board: Nicole Langdo of Titusville and Courtney Peters-Manning of Hopewell Township.

Langdo is the founding director of Painted Oak Nature School, a progressive nature-based preschool located in the Hopewell Valley. She was honored in 2017 with the Richard Rotter Award for Excellence in Environmental Education by the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association.

Through her passion for connecting children with nature and insight into the natural world, Langdo hopes to help FoHVOS expand its community outreach and stewardship programs.

Peters-Manning is director of finance and general counsel at the Cambridge School and has a background in environmental law. She is a member of the Hopewell Township Planning Board. She hopes to in its advocacy and development programs.

Peters-Manning and Langdo replace retiring FoHVOS trustees Bruce Weise and Chris Berry. Berry was the FoHVOS board secretary and stewardship chair, having joined the board of trustees in 2009.

Weise, who joined the board in 2014, was the FoHVOS assistant treasurer. He will be devoting more time to volunteer work at his church, St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Pennington.