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Northern Rivers Announces New Board President, 2019 Officers



The Northern Rivers Family of Services board of directors has elected Justin Priddle as its new president at a recent board meeting. Rose Miller was newly elected as vice president. Returning members are John Malone, secretary; and Susan Evans, treasurer.

Priddle will provide oversight and stewardship for the $80 million human services nonprofit organization. He succeeds Kimberleigh Phelan, who will remain on the board. He is a vice president and banking relationship manager with Berkshire Bank, and has held a variety of leadership roles with Berkshire since 2004. He earned his bachelor’s degree in European History from the University at Albany.

Miller is the owner of Pinnacle Human Resources, and has more than two decades of experience as a human resources professional and consultant. She earned her bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Lesley University.

“Northern Rivers does vitally important, tremendously impactful work throughout the Capital Region and beyond, and it is my privilege to lead this great organization. We will continue to innovate and collaborate to empower children, adults, and families to change their lives and build stronger communities,” said Priddle.

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