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New Grants Officer Joins Hobart And William Smith

GENEVA, N.Y.-Martha P. Bond, of Geneva, has joined the staff of Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the new director of grants. Bond comes to the Colleges from the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency (FLHSA) in Rochester where she has served since 1997 as executive director.

As the director of grants, Bond will be working to develop and maintain funding to support the priorities of the colleges, specific programs, and individual faculty research.

Michael J. Catillaz, vice president of institutional advancement, said Bond is a well-suited match to support the efforts of the Colleges.

“Martha Bond is a welcome addition to the Colleges,” said Catillaz. “Martha brings experience and skills that fit well with the institution's vision for the future.”

Bond holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Mt. Holyoke College, a master of arts degree in French literature from Wesleyan University, and a master in public health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is a member of the American Public Health Association, the Action for a Better Community, as well as a past board member and treasurer of the American Health Planning Association. She has held several intermittent adjunct faculty appointments at Rochester Institute of Technology and at SUNY Brockport. Prior to becoming executive director of FLHSA, she served as assistant director and as a staff member.

She began her new position on Monday, November 5.

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