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ACES welcomes Four to leadership team

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NEWBURYPORT — The Alliance of Climate and Environmental Stewards board of directors recently announced the appointment of four environmental leaders to its team.

The newly appointed members bring a wealth of experience and expertise to their respective roles, further strengthening ACES’ commitment to fostering community engagement and sustainability initiatives, according to officials with the organization.

The newly appointed board members are:

Ian Hickok joins ACES as vice president with a background in community via renewable energy adoption. His passion for fostering inclusive communities and his dedication to social justice will play a pivotal role in advancing ACES’ mission and objectives by advocating for clean energy deployment, according to ACES officials.

Treasurer Ben Iacono brings extensive nonprofit leadership experience to ACES, having served in various volunteer fundraising capacities for more than a decade. His strategic insight and commitment to the mission and to fiscal responsibility will guide ACES’ financial operations toward long-term sustainability and growth, according to ACES officials.

Clerk Deborah Baker brings a wealth of administrative and cultural organization experience. Her attention to detail and commitment to transparent governance will ensure that ACES operates efficiently and effectively in pursuit of its goals, the organization said.

Christopher Rains will lead ACES’ communication efforts by bringing extensive experience in communication strategies and tactics from the health care industry. Rains’ approach to communication strategies will enhance ACES’ outreach efforts and amplify its impact in the community.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ben, Ian, Deb and Chris to the ACES team,” ACES President Art Currier said. “Their diverse backgrounds and collective expertise will be instrumental in advancing our mission of promoting community engagement and sustainability, while at the same time they add youth and diversity to our board. We look forward to their contributions as we work together to create positive momentum to environmental and climate action in Greater Newburyport.”

ACES is a nonprofit organization in the Greater Newburyport area. In addition to writing a weekly column for The Daily News, it works with communities of stewards to create a more sustainable planet by connecting and amplifying local organizations and people. For more information: or mail P.O. Box 281, Newburyport, MA 01950.

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