Clarice M. Yentsch, Exhibition Curator and President of The Waypoint Foundation
Clarice has advanced degrees in Education and Oceanography. Her career includes 20 years as a research scientist with Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, Boothbay ME; 10 years in systemic science and mathematics education reform and a focus on gender challenges with the Education Development Center, Boston MA; and 10 years in museum work. Consulting experiences include the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, the Natural History Museum of the Smithsonian in Washington DC and the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum in Key West. Her current professional interest is ‘Humans and the Sea’ and her affiliation is Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale FL.
Clarice has three adult sons and two granddaughters. She is an activist promoting Peace, Human Rights and Health and Wellness.
Anne Weathers Ritchie, Exhibition Producer
Anne Weathers Ritchie, a native of Peterborough NH. has lived in Maine since 1982. Educated at Middlebury College and le Sorbonne in Paris, France, she returned to New England as Admissions Director at The Williston Northampton School. The years on that campus sparked a desire to assist high school students in need of challenge or a change with regards to their secondary school experiences. Anne became the first educational consultant in Maine. She has served on the Board of Trustees of several educational institutions and camps, and continues her work in assisting families to find the right place for their teen-age children.
Over the past ten years she has divided her time between locations in Maine, New England and various locales throughout the Florida Keys and the Caribbean. Her passion for photography is with her always, shooting the everyday and the extraordinary, wherever she goes. She has been a Waypoint Fellow.
Anne’s work is currently on exhibit in Maine and has been featured in ZEST MAINE magazine and ECHOES, the magazine of The White Mountain School. Living most of the year in Freeport, ME, she maintains strong ties to the Keys area. She is an avid kayaker, gardener and student of yoga. The influence of her love of the water and the rich earth, coupled with the life that comes from them, is certainly apparent in the images she frames in her photographic work.
Glenn Hoover, Exhibition Photographer
Glenn Hoover was born in New River, North Carolina while his father, a US Marine, was stationed with his wife Mary at Camp Lejeune. He was raised in Vestal, New York and attended Cornell University where he received degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Hotel Administration.
Glenn arrived in Vietnam in January of 1968 through a series of voluntary choices, based on beliefs of service to his country instilled in him by his father. An ROTC graduate of Cornell University, he received a Silver Star, Bronze Star for Valor, Army Commendation Medal and Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He worked years in the hotel industry, currently owns Glenn Hoover Real Estate Services and lives in Key Largo, Florida.
He has three adult sons, one daughter, eight grandchildren and has been active officiating high school athletic contests, in the American Legion and VFW, and with St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church.