Tamah Wiegand

Tamah Wiegand (chair) graduated from Connecticut College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and soon after started teaching at the Brearley School in New York City, an independent school for girls in K-12. She began her career as an assistant in the fifth grade and 31 years later, retired as the head of the middle school. In between, she taught fifth grade English, history and geography, sixth grade English and English grammar, seventh grade English, and tenth grade creative writing and American history.

Since retiring, Wiegand has served as the vice president of the Gardiner Library Board of Trustees and currently is a member of the President’s Advisory Board at Connecticut College. She and her husband Warren support a travel scholarship to countries other than Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, as well as an endowed fund. They live in Gardiner where Warren serves on the Gardiner Town Board as the Deputy Supervisor.