Below are our board of directors.
Maria Gray, PhD
Dr. Maria Gray is the founder and President of the AACWR, she has been training and working with dogs for over 25 years and has loved 6 Newfoundland dogs. She, and her current Newfie, Angel travel around the world educating others about water safety.
Land Obedience Director
Water Safety Expert
Nicole Bluefort, JD
Her education is extensive and impressive: a graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Hispanic Studies, Northeastern University School of Law with a Juris Doctor, and Tufts University School of Medicine with a Master’s degree in Public Health. After graduating from law school, Nicole completed a two-year term as a judicial clerk for the first African American to be appointed to the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Judge Frederick Brown.