Kirk Kneller & Christina Schober Join Columbia County Habitat Board of Directors
Columbia County Habitat President Janis Smythe announced today that Kirk Kneller, owner of The Lofgren Agency insurance group, and Christina Schober of Kinderhook Bank have been elected to Habitat's Board of Directors for 3-year terms.
"We are so pleased that Kirk
and Christina have come on board," Smythe said.
was one of the founders of Columbia County Habitat
and has been involved in one way or another for most of our history.
Christina brings her strong financial background as well as a youthful perspective to the Board."Habitat Executive Director Brenda Adams added, "Kirk and Christina contribute great business acumen and experience as well as real devotion to Habitat's mission to build affordable housing for lower-income working families."
said, "I'm very glad to re-join Habitat's Board.
bought the Lofgren Insurance Agency
in Chatham in 1988, and has built the business to include offices in Valatie, New Lebanon and Copake aswell.
wife Susan also own and run Locust Hill Farm in Ghent, a 245-acre operation they built from scratch.
They have 50 head of heirloom breed, all organic grass-fed cattle as well as 50 chickens.
Locust Hill Farm beef and eggs are sold on site at 174 George Road and at the Berry Farm in Ghent.
The parents of three children, Kirk
and Susan were founding members of the Northern Columbia County Pop Warner Football Program, in addition to many other civic activities.