Herb Moyer, President
Herb Moyer has been involved in New Hampshire and national politics for more than 40 years and has served SAPL as an officer or board member since the early 1970s. Herb has experienced the entire history of the Seabrook nuclear power plant first hand and is an excellent resource when it comes to setting the record straight.
Herb holds a BA in Zoology from UNH and taught biology, botany, and ecology at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, NH for more than 21 years. In his second teaching career, he taught computer and science courses at Pittsfield Middle-High School for eight years. In between teaching careers, Herb worked for IBM and then for himself, helping to integrate technology and software applications into schools and small businesses throughout the East Coast.
Moyer currently works as a financial consultant for Prudential Financial, and is studying to become a Retirement Income Certified Professional. He also uses his skills as a photographer and videographer to document social, cultural, and political events for the Seacoast Region. He has lived in Exeter, New Hampshire since 1972.
Randall Kezar, Vice President
Randy Kezar is a retired electrical engineer and has studied both engineering and mathematics at the graduate level. His work experience has included a wide variety of technologies, including reactor vessel design, satellite communications, high altitude atmospheric research, missile guidance, computer operating systems, and secure communications systems. Randy brings his technical expertise to the SAPL Board in and focuses his efforts on reactor safety, fuel storage safety, and the development of wind power in the Gulf of Maine.
In addition to serving on the SAPL Board of Directors, Randy Kezar has volunteered for several years facilitating Alternatives to Violence programs in state prisons, and he serves as a chef at a local soup kitchen. Randy lives in Kingston, New Hampshire.
William Woodward, Secretary
Bill Woodward has served in the U.S. Peace Corps and taught psychology at UNH since 1975. He has a Ph.D. in the history of science and medicine with specialties in history and the philosophy of psychology. He teaches students about the morality of caring, choosing a therapist, honesty in relationships, and the value of rehabilitation over incarceration.
Bill serves as the secretary of SAPL in order to preserve the history of this important citizen’s lobby. He works to reveal the true costs of uranium mining, the dangers of concrete and bolt degradation, the unsolved problem of nuclear waste disposal, and the ongoing health risks to populations living near nuclear reactors while promoting the development of renewable offshore wind, solar, and bioenergies. Bill also focuses on the importance of sustainability, and the need to protect seeds, water, farmers, and local businesses from corporations. He lives in Durham, New Hampshire.
Patricia Warren, Treasurer
Raised in Coastal New Hampshire, Pat Warren has always had an affinity for the ocean and understood the importance of a clean, healthy environment. She spent over thirty years as a UNH Marine Docent teaching about the ocean and marine life. She also spent many years as a Citizen Water Quality Monitor with Great Bay Coast Watch, helping to protect the long-term health and natural resources of New Hampshire’s coastal waters and estuarine systems. These two volunteer activities have dovetailed perfectly with SAPL’s mission to protect and preserve Seacoast New Hampshire.
Pat obtained her first job as a bookkeeper at the age of 13 and serves SAPL as treasurer. She lives in Exeter, New Hampshire and works full-time while volunteering with SAPL as well as other organizations in the area, including the Pease Greeters, seeing troops off as they leave on missions and welcoming them home as they return from oversees, and singing at her local nursing home.
Peter Schmidt is a European-language professional, having taught German and French at various institutions and working as a translator and interpreter in the business world. In the 1960s, he trained and worked in both Hamburg and Paris.
Upon retirement, Peter began dedicating his time to political activism. He is currently serving his seventh term in the NH House of Representatives and his fourth term as Chairman of the Strafford County delegation. He was previously a member of the Dover City Council where he chaired the building committee for the Dover Public Works facility and the COAST bus system. Peter’s interests include environmental protection, the arts, and civic development. He is a long time choral singer and ballroom dancer. Peter resides in Dover, New Hampshire.