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Deerfield Welcomes David Purington

Communications – February 21, 2011

David Purington has been hired as the new Environmental Management Coordinator for Deerfield Academy, and begins his work at the Physical Plant today. David is local, having grown up on the family farm in Colrain MA, where he currently lives. He brings to Deerfield over 20 years of experience in Environmental consulting work. In addition to working for a firm now called GZA Geo Environmental Inc., he has a long record of environmental compliance assignments that include conducting environmental audits of private schools, colleges, and hospitals. He also worked to provide the environmental oversight for the decommissioning of the Rowe Nuclear Power Plant. His educational experience includes a BS in Civil Engineering from M.I.T. and an MBA from The Isenberg School of Management at UMASS. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut  along with being a licensed Environmental Professional in Connecticut. He brings a broad range of experience and abilities to the table. We look forward to Dave joining the Deerfield Academy Community and the Physical Plant team.