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Craig, Scott Join Lander Board of Trustees

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John E. Craig Jr. and Donald H. Scott are the newest members of the Lander University Board of Trustees.

Craig and Scott replace retiring members Bobby Bowers, who served on the board for 28 years, and Claude Robinson, a board member since 2014. Their terms began July 1.

Craig is the former executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Commonwealth Fund, which promotes a more effective, efficient and accessible U.S. health care system. He was responsible for the management of the foundation's endowment and administration, served as the Fund's treasurer and corporate secretary, and played a key role in program strategy.

Before joining The Commonwealth Fund, Craig directed the John A. Hartford Foundation's health care financing reform program. He also served as chairman of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York City for 24 years.

Scott graduated from Lander in 1975 with a degree in business administration and spent the next 10 years working in sales in the textile industry. He then joined Thomson Reuters, the Canadian mass media and information firm, first as a sales representative before advancing into sales management. Scott spent 31 years with Thomson Reuters, rising to the position of director of sales and managing markets in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Scott was a member of The Lander Foundation Board of Trustees for six years. He also served as vice president and interim president.