Princeton-Blairstown Center Elects Two New Trustees
PRINCETON, NJ, October, 23 2017 – On Friday, September 15, 2017, the Princeton-Blairstown Center (PBC) elected two new Trustees: Courtney Lang and Yvette Saeko Lanneaux, Esq. ’88. PBC’s Board of Trustees is a highly-committed group of individuals, from diverse backgrounds, responsible for setting policy and overseeing the organization’s fiduciary commitments.
Courtney Lang is a Princeton area native, growing up in Bucks County, attending high school at the Hun School in Princeton, and now working at NRG Energy in Carnegie Center. Her current role at NRG is within real-time operations and entails working with distributed and renewable resources. Courtney has a true passion for the environment and has over a decade of experience in the energy industry. She has worked with a variety of non-profit organizations and is current the Chair of PBC’s Young Professionals Committee.
Yvette Saeko Lanneaux is a resident of Princeton. Yvette received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, and her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. She was previously associated with the Tokyo offices of Morrison & Foerster and White and Case, in both cases, as a corporate lawyer. She more recently was a staff attorney for CNBC and MSNBC, and has since retired from the practice of law.
PBC’s President & CEO, Pam Gregory said, “We are excited to welcome Courtney and Yvette, both of whom are connected to the Princeton community. With Courtney’s leadership in growing our Young Professionals Committee, and Yvette’s legal training, they both bring great skills and passion for our mission. They will be effective ambassadors out in the Princeton Community.”
About the Princeton-Blairstown Center
PBC is an independent nonprofit with a mission to empower young people, primarily from under-resourced communities, to strengthen their social-emotional skills through experiential, environmental, and adventure-based programming. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) includes five core competencies: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making. Our wide variety of year-round, multi-service programs serve more than 7,000 students each year, including 450 in our award-winning Summer Bridge Program which combats summer learning loss and teaches critical 21st Century skills.