Born in New Zealand, John Reid was educated there and as Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, as well as on cricket fields and rugby grounds. Was an economist and strategic planner in New York and London with WR Grace and Pfizer before general management in India and Bangladesh and thence to further strategic planning with Colgate, general management in Greece, the UK and Australia/South East Asia before back to New York as CTO / Exec VP for R&D, IT and the Supply Chain.  In retirement, Associate Professor at NYU and several directorships of for profit and not for profit boards. Lucky husband of Claire and father of Thomas and Christopher, plus Grandfather to their delightful offspring. Along the way was confirmed in the Presbyterian church in New Zealand, an Elder in our non-denominational church in Bangladesh, elder in First Presbyterian in Princeton and Warden here at St. Peter’s.

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Walter Cadette is an economist who had a 25-year career at the Morgan bank forecasting economic and financial trends.  After he retired, he was senior scholar at the Levy Institute at Bard College and adjunct professor at Columbia University. He has been a member of many hospital system investment committees, chairman of the board at the Ferncliff nursing home, and a founding board member at Grace Church Immigrant Outreach. Prior to joining Morgan, Cadette was a foreign service officer, with tours of duty in Washington and Central America. He was educated at Fordham, Georgetown, and New York University. He and his wife Joan live in Millbrook village.

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