|Saint James Place Elects New Member of Board of Directors|
|10:15AM / Friday, August 17, 2018|
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Saint James Place has elected Leigh Davis, director of development at Mill Renaissance LLC and Eagle Mill Redevelopment LLC, to its board of directors.
"Leigh brings vitality and experience, combined with passion and a demonstrated commitment to the community of Great Barrington," said Sally Harris, co-founder of Saint James Place. "For the past year and a half, 36 local organizations have used Saint James Place to fulfill their missions–everything from the arts to People's Pantry–and with Leigh now onboard, we look forward to expanding our reach."
"Sally and Fred inspire me," Davis said. "Their selflessness, generosity, and love for community, coupled with their desire to maintain the integrity of Saint James' history embody the spirit of the Berkshires. I am excited for this opportunity to work with them and with the other board members of Saint James."
Before joining Mill Renaissance and Eagle Mill Redevelopment as director of development, Davis was marketing director of New England Newspapers. Prior to that, she was marketing manager of The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Mass. She was also an elected member of the Great Barrington Finance Committee.
A cinema and photography graduate of Ithaca College, Davis holds a master of arts from the National University of Ireland and was a tenured professor at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, also in Ireland. She resides in Great Barrington with her three children, all of whom who are students in the Berkshire Hills Regional School District.