The board of directors for Keene’s annual film festival has added five new members.
Dwight Bowie of Keene was elected chairman of the board of the Monadnock International Film Festival, the organization announced in a recent news release, and Joe Bohan of Spofford, Chris Marseilles of Keene, Kathy Reilly of Swanzey and Dan Scully of Dublin were added as new members.
Bowie has almost 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. He is a former president and CEO of Peerless Insurance and a senior vice president within Liberty Mutual Insurance. He is also a member of the Keene Lions Club and participates in Keene State College’s Cheshire Academy for Lifelong Learning.
Bohan is the founder and CEO of SciDose LLC, an Amherst, Mass.-based pharmaceutical company. He is also the co-chairman of Verite, a nonprofit organization that advocates fair labor practices, and a founding board member of the Keene-based Jonathan Daniels Center for Social Responsibility.
Marseilles recently ended a three-year stint on The Colonial Theatre’s board of directors and works as a local real estate investor and owner. He is also an active member of the Keene Elm City Rotary Club.
Reilly, co-owner of Park Place Veterinary Hospital in North Swanzey, is a small-animal veterinarian and former chairwoman of the Monadnock Humane Society.
Scully, an architect, is the founder and owner of Daniel V. Scully/Architects. His firm has been active in the region for more than 30 years, including such projects as the master plans for the Railroad Land development in Keene and Depot Square in Peterborough.
MONIFF hosts a three-day film festival every April, as well as monthly film screenings and events throughout the region.