June 22, 2018
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3 Bangor Theological Seminary trustees named

BANGOR, Maine — The president of Bangor Theological Seminary has announced the appointment of two men and a woman to serve on its board of trustees.

President Kent J. Ulery announced in a press release that Nancy Hawes of South Portland, Dr. Robert L. Card of Cape Porpoise and Peter Fellenz of Kennebunkport had joined the board.

Hawes is a certified public accountant with Portland-based Baker Newman Noyes. The tax senior manager specializing in financial institutions, manufacturers and small businesses joined the firm when it was founded in 1995.

Before her career as an accountant, Hawes taught audiology, according to the seminary. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire in Durham and master’s and doctorate degrees from The Ohio State University in Columbus.

Card retired in 2000 from the West Somerville, Mass., Dental Associates, which he joined with his father more than 40 years ago. The dentist graduated from Princeton University in 1956 with a degree in biology. Card earned his degree in dentistry from the University of Michigan’s School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor in 1960.

Since retiring, Card has been active in the Kennebunk Rotary Club, the Brick Store Museum and the Kennebunkport Historical Society. He also sings in the choir and is active in his church, South Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Kennebunkport, according to the seminary.

Fellenz grew up Catholic in rural Wisconsin, according to the seminary. He earned a master’s degree in theological studies from Marquette University in Milwaukee. After teaching high school religion in Oklahoma City, Fellenz served three years on the religious studies faculty at the University of Dayton in Ohio.

After earning a master’s of education degree in school research, Fellenz spent 40 years expanding opportunities for disadvantaged families and children, according to the seminary. Fellenz is retired but recently was elected chairman of the Kennebunkport Democratic Town Committee.

All three trustees will serve three-year terms, ending in the summer of 2013. Trustees may serve a total of three terms.

Founded in 1814, Bangor Theological Seminary is an ecumenical seminary in the Congregational tradition of the United Church of Christ. Since 1991 the seminary has been a school in two locations with fully accredited campuses in Bangor and Portland.

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