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WCS Board of Trustees Welcomes Marjorie Dedrick  August 3, 2023

Waterford Country School is pleased to welcome Marjorie Dedrick of Waterford, CT to the Board of Trustees.

Marj grew up in Manchester, graduating from Manchester High School. Marj holds a B.S. degree in Family Studies and Urban Policy as well as an M.A. in Resource Management; both from the University of Connecticut at Storrs. She currently serves as Chief Development Officer for Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, a position from which she will be retiring this year. Marj previously served as Development Director for SafeFutures (2000-2008) and prior to that was Director of Design for Lindsay Liebig Roche Architects in New London.

Marjorie has a long history of involvement in Southeastern Connecticut. She served on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Southeastern Connecticut Women’s Network where she served on the Board of Directors and as President (1994) and was a member of the New London Rotary from 1996-2013, a Paul Harris Fellow, and a member of the Executive Board.

Marj has been recognized numerous times for her commitment to women, families, business and her community. Among her recognitions were being named to Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals (2001); Fundraiser of the Year by the National Association of Fundraising Executives (1995), Outstanding Citizen of the Year by the Town of Waterford (1997) and in 2012 received the Dochterman Award from the International Fellowship of Scouting Rotarians. Marj is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Center for Professional Development, Division of the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits.

Marj has lived in Waterford for over 40 years and is excited to begin working on behalf of Waterford Country School.