The Ridgefield Library is pleased to introduce the following new members of its Board of Directors, who began their service in July 2013.
William B. “Woody” Harford recently retired as Chief Revenue Officer at private jet operator CitationAir by Cessna. Prior to that he left a 20 year career at British Airways as SVP Commercial Americas. He is married to long-time Ridgefielder Suni Pedersen Harford and has three children enrolled in the Ridgefield schools.
George Nichols was born in Stamford. He graduated from Amherst College and the Harvard Law School, served four years on active duty in the U.S. Navy, and then practiced law for 33 years in Fairfield County. He has lived in Ridgefield since 2004, while holding management positions with the public libraries in Stamford and Westport.
David Schaffer is a corporate partner with the law firm Wiggin and Dana LLP. He practices out of the firm’s Stamford and New York offices and serves as Chair of the firm’s China Practice. David, his wife Michelle and their two daughters Sofia (8) and Natalia (6) moved to Ridgefield from Southern California in 2006.
We would also like to thank retiring directors Nancy Brandon and Karin Fallon for their invaluable contributions to the Board and the Library.
2013-2014 Library Board of Directors (not pictured: Shane Casey, Philip Lodewick)