BOONTON — Boonton Resident Nancy Percent has been appointed to the Orange County Land Trust’s Board of Directors.
Ms. Percent spent over 25 years as a human resources professional with a number of institutions during the span of her career. Ms. Percent served as Executive Director of Workforce Planning for Verizon Wireless, where she provided human resource support for national operations.
Ms. Percent also provided strategic leadership, direction, and oversight for all HR functions in the Northeast region as Verizon’s Executive Director, Northeast Area. Ms. Percent earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management at Ladycliff College, Highland Falls, NY and a Labor Relations Certificate of Study from Cornell University, Ithaca NY.
Ms. Percent is currently earning a master’s degree in Environmental Management and Policy from American Public University and expects to graduate in 2020. She also serves on the Land Trust’s Personnel Committee. “I grew up in Orange County and have many wonderful memories of the area, from hiking and biking its’ beautiful backroads, to exploring its many farmers markets and quaint downtown areas. The work OCLT does to preserve its natural resources, open space and farmlands is more important than ever. I’m absolutely honored to be part of this organization and applaud their efforts in Environmental Conservation. I encourage everyone to check out their website to learn more about how they can help the cause.”
“I have gotten to know Nancy for a few years now and I continue to be impressed by her to this day,” said Land Trust Executive Director Jim Delaune. “She has amassed a wealth of knowledge dating back to her professional career, which has helped improve our Personnel Committee immensely,” Delaune added. Ms. Percent resides in Boonton with her husband Patrick. She enjoys organizing and leading group hikes throughout New Jersey, Hudson Valley, and the Catskill Mountains.