Ronald Bernard, a retired pharmaceuticals industry executive, and his wife, Jean Atwater-Williams reside in Sandisfield, Mass., in the ca. 1785 Josiah Hulet house. A local history and old house enthusiast, Ron is the principal author of the book, Sandisfield Then and Now 1762-2012, a comprehensive history of the Town written in conjunction with its 250th anniversary in 2012. He is a founder and board member of The Sandisfield Times, a monthly community newspaper now in its eighth year. Ron also serves on the board of the Non-Profit Center of the Berkshires (2016) in Great Barrington. Ron holds a B.S. degree from the University of Connecticut (‘67) and an MBA from St. John’s University (NY) (‘73). He served in the US Air Force (1967-71) with the rank of Captain.