January 31, 2017

CHP is pleased to welcome a new member to the organization’s board of directors. Kim Thurlow joins 14 others on the volunteer board, which provides critical oversight for CHP and helps the company’s leadership set strategic direction through the guidance and expertise of each member. CHP is governed by its board members who are experts in areas such as real estate development, construction, finance, resource development, governance, and administration.

“CHP truly values our board of directors for its perspective and counsel. Kim Thurlow has contributed a wide variety of talent and experience to our industry and we are fortunate she has recently committed her time and energy to CHP and the advancement of our mission,” said CHP President and Chief Executive Officer Janaka Casper.

Thurlow serves as a Director of Community Programs for The Community Foundation of the New River Valley.  In this role, she provides leadership in the coordination of multiple interdisciplinary technical, planning, community outreach and educational programs.  Thurlow has worked in similar capacities for the New River Valley Regional Commission, The Catawba Sustainability Center, and the Nature Conservancy.  She also sits on the New River Land Trust Conservation Planning Committee. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from American University and a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from Yale University.