Board Members

2018 Board Members

Term Expiration January 2019

President, Stu Besnof

Alpine Solar Heat and Hot Water
189 North Street
Windsor, MA 01270
Solar Electric – grid tied or remote location battery based.
Solar Hot Water – for faucets, space heat, and swimming pool heat.


Treasurer, Elizabeth Massa

Town of Chester

A-1 Service Inc./NJC Mechanical Inc.

Western Mass Hilltown Hikers

SHAEC, marketing director

Jacob’s Ladder Scenic Byway Trail
Hilltown Happenings, founder
Hilltown Stone Posts, founder




Clerk, Erin Patrick

Town of Middlefield




Vice President, Christina Beeke

City of Westfield

AFLAC, Illinois Mutual, Washington National, SBLI
Supplemental (including Disability) and Life Insurance
Alliance Travel Insurance
Domestic or International Travel Insurance, Annual Plan or Rental Car Plan 413-977-6016

Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, Events Committee

Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield (Springfield YPS) member



Secretary, Linda Grenier

Town of Middlefield


Marketing Director, Mimi Caban Ross
FOLLOW JLBA on Instagram @jacobsladderba

Town of Huntington

Owner/Operator Need A Ride? Rideshare Transportation Services to the Hilltowns and Beyond!

Creator of The Binge Visioning Technique & The Shalom Lifestyle
Singer/Songwriter/Pianist/Public Speaker/Workshop Facilitator/Event Planner




Membership Director, Michele Kenney

Economic Development Coordinator
Hilltown Community Development Corporation
Program Director, Southern Hilltowns Adult Education Center
Both Located at the Village Enterprise Center: 26a Main Street Chester Ma

Owner and Designer at Functional Art Thermal Insulated Window Treatments



JLBA Event Coordinator, Christina Beeke


External Event Coordinator, Vacant