Highlands Current Inc., the publisher of The Highlands Current, has elected Susan Brune, Kyle Good and Jason Angell to its board of directors and Allen Alter to its advisory board.

In addition, board members Ralph Arditi, Stacey Farley and Frederick Osborn III have moved to advisory board roles.

Angell and his wife, Jocelyn Apicello, own Longhaul Farm in Garrison and are the founders of the Philipstown Community Congress. He also is executive director of the Ecological Citizen’s Project.

Brune, who lives in Garrison, is an attorney in private practice and a former assistant U.S. attorney.

Good was a longtime senior vice president of Scholastic Corp., a director of the Children’s Defense Fund and a producer and director for NBC News and CBS News. She also lives in Garrison.

The other board members are Christine Bockelmann, Joseph Plummer, Nicholas Groombridge, Mel Laytner, Gwendolyn Bounds, David Duffy, Irvine Flinn, Bevis Longstreth and Rudolph Rauch.

Alter, who lives in Beacon, is a longtime producer at CBS News and a former foreign desk editor and correspondent for UPI. He joins Arditi, Suzanne Baker, Christopher Buck, Farley, David McCarthy, Jason McManus, Judith Mogul, Osborn, Andrew Revkin and Zanne Stewart on the advisory board.

Highlands Current Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation that publishes The Current and Highlandscurrent.org for the communities of Philipstown and Beacon. It was founded in 2010 by Gordon Stewart.

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