MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall is please to announce that Mary Hastings Hager has joined the Morris County Historical Society’s Board of Trustees for a two-year term. Ms. Hager brings an extensive background in higher education, social services, and in research in the food and drug industries to the Board. Ms. Hager most recently worked in government relations as Director of Regulatory Affairs at the American Dietetic Association (now Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) and served as an interim vice president for their government affairs office in Washington, D.C. Ms. Hager was also a professor of Foods and Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown,NJ, and founding Associate Dean of the College’s Graduate Programs.
While recently residing in Tokyo, Japan, Ms. Hager was elected to the Board of Directors of the College Women’s Association of Japan, a 500-member organization representing 30 countries.She served two terms on the organization’s Board, as Parliamentarian, and also, as Director of Public Relations overseeing Publicity and Donations/Sponsorship activities.
The Morris County Historical Society was founded in 1945. The Society’s mission is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, promotion, and interpretation of Morris County history through events, programs, exhibits, and preservation advocacy. The Morris County Historical Society is a member-supported, 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.