BLUE HILL — George Stevens Academy alumna Zoe Robbins Tenney joined the school’s Board of Trustees during its September meeting. Former board member Katrina Parson stepped down after two terms and became an honorary trustee.
“[Parson’s] energy, enthusiasm and insightful thinking were the equal of anyone’s,” said Head of School Tim Seeley. “She brought common sense as well as experience to her work. Although I know she will stay involved, I will miss her frequent presence, her good sense of humor and her unflagging dedication to the education of children on the peninsula.”
“I feel a deep responsibility to contribute to GSA’s successful education of the creative, compassionate, intelligent and courageous citizens of the world that these present and future students must become,” said Tenney. “I’m honored to be working in concert with the countless others who share their energy and resources, both locally and from afar.”
Tenney graduated from George Stevens Academy in 1993. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wellesley College and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. From 2002 to 2017, she worked as a family nurse practitioner, primarily at Blue Hill Family Medicine. She is now the director for primary care clinical quality at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital. Tenney has served on the Wellesley College Alumni Association of Eastern Maine and the Bay School and for the town of Sedgwick.
“Her presence makes an already strong board stronger,” said Seeley. “It’s always a good thing when a graduate of a school joins its board. Graduates have a special connection to and knowledge of the institution that no one else has.”
Tenney lives in Sedgwick with her husband, Keith, and her children, Oliver and Ansel.