John Chagnon

John Chagnon joined the Board in the fall of 2017. Owner and founder of Ambit Engineering, a civil engineering and land surveying firm in Portsmouth, John is also an adjunct professor at UNH, teaching a course about the legal aspects of land surveying. The firm does environmental permitting and a couple of years ago assisted Great Works with a vernal pool study at one of the properties. "As a board member, I hope to provide some expertise and assist Great Works with land and conservation easement acquisition.” He and his wife Joni (Joseph) live in Eliot, where they built an off-grid solar home. John enjoys skiing and hiking and also volunteers with Trig Star, a high school mathematics contest that promotes surveying, and awards scholarships.