February 19, 2012
Former Mass. City Official Takes Charge of a Venerable Conservation Group
New job: John Judge, 44, took over this month as president of the Appalachian Mountain Club, a group in Boston that promotes environmental conservation and encourages people to embrace the outdoors. Mr. Judge succeeds Andrew J. Falender, who is retiring.
Previous jobs: Mr. Judge worked as the chief development officer for the city of Springfield, Mass., for two years, overseeing a project to turn a 14-acre site into a field that generates solar