Morgan is a board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), and works for the Mothers Milk Bank Northeast. She brings board and non-profit administrative experience from a number of arts and health-care-related organizations. Morgan’s son is a piper, and brought her to The Gathering for the first time; she stays involved because she enjoys the people and the music. Along with her family, she is involved in a variety of folk and traditional music and dance activities in the greater Boston area.
Ciro is a retired Soil Conservationist who has been employed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Natural Resources Conservation Service for 31 years in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Through the USDA he has also served as Tribal Liaison for conservation programs directly related to Federally Recognized Indian Tribes at the local and national level. He brings experience from several local and national boards.
Musically, Ciro is self-taught on banjo, guitar, button accordion and several forms of bagpipes. He has played in bluegrass bands for more than 20 years. He currently marches in the Great Highlands Bagpipe band “The Ladies from Hell – Penn/York Highlanders”, and plays in the Celtic/Appalachian trio “Vernal Pool” see http://www.vernalpoolband.com