Charlie Carlson

Charlie Carlson
Charlie Carlson

Charlie and his wife Susan have owned 23 Doane Road since 1993. They currently live off season in Acton, MA, but they plan to live in Orleans year round soon. They have two adult children, Madelyn and Benjamin. Charlie’s favorite activities include beaching, boating and fishing locally, road biking, reading and skiing in the winter. Charlie is the founder and President of Family Office Management Services Inc., a company that assists wealthy families with their personal and financial affairs. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at two Boston companies and as a corporate lawyer at a Boston law firm.

Nancy Case

Nancy Case
Nancy Case

Nancy and her husband Jim have vacationed on Cape Cod every summer for the past 30 years, finally purchasing and rebuilding their home at 28 Priscilla Road in 2008. The Cases have two children, both going west to play water polo and swim during college and consequently staying out west to start their careers with both now living in San Francisco. Leaving her career in Marketing Research, Nancy was a stay at home mom heavily involved in numerous volunteering positions throughout the years, including PTA president, chairwomen of the annual school fair, girl scout leader, and aquatics video coordinator. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys gardening, antiquing and cooking. They spend the offseason at their home in Old Greenwich, CT.

Sandy Davidson

Sandy Davidson
Sandy Davidson

Sandy Davidson is a life-long summer resident. She and her husband, Jim, moved from Mansfield, MA in 2004 to the family home at 9 Carver Road, the third generation to enjoy “Whirlwind.” Sandy and Jim have two children and one granddaughter. She recently retired from a career in non-profit administration. Sandy enjoys kayakingbirding and working in her garden.

Ann Deming

Ann Deming
Ann Deming

Ann Farnham Deming is a life-long summer resident. Her grandfather bought property on Nauset Heights in 1900. She currently shares a house at 33 Nauset Road with two sisters, Betsey and Polly. Ann spends the rest of the summer at 18 Surf Boat Lane. She has 2 sons, Bill and Chad Kessler, 4 step-children and 13 grandchildren. She enjoys time spent with family, beach walking, inlet swims, tennis and golf. Ann graduated from Wheaton College(MA), has an MBA degree and taught high school math for 14 years in Yarmouth, Maine. 

Meredith Farmer

Meredith Farmer
Meredith Farmer

Meredith Farmer has been coming to Nauset Heights since 1958 and her family has owned 4 Priscilla Road since 1971. She grew up in Hingham, Mass. She and her husband, Craig, spend much of the summer here as well as every other weekend during the rest of the year. The rest of the time she resides in Connecticut where her husband still works. She holds a dual degree from Central Connecticut University. In January, 2014 Meredith happily retired from years in the insurance industry in Hartford, CT where she was a project director for development projects. She has 3 sons and 3 grandsons. Her interests focus on her family, skiing, cooking and knitting. Now that she’s retired she can also spend more time volunteering, something her parents did extensively.

Jeff Larsen

Jeff Larsen
Jeff Larsen

Jeff Larsen and his wife Shawn have lived at 13 Priscilla Rd. since 2008, and split their time between Orleans and their home in Needham, MA. Their son Connor is in the second year of his Masters program at Boston College. Jeff retired in 2009 from his career as a securities lawyer at Fidelity Investments, and more recently has been doing occasional freelance book editing and writing. Jeff enjoys tennis, mountain biking, and sharing with Shawn all of the natural beauty that the outer Cape has to offer.

Tim Hunt

Tim Hunt
Tim Hunt

Tim and his wife Jen live at 1 Skunks Bluff. They live with their two children offseason in Sudbury, MA. Tim has worked in biotechnology for many years, most recently for Editas Medicine. He previously worked for Cubist and Biogen.  He went to Boston College as an undergraduate, and received his law degree from Catholic University. When not chasing after his children and dog (Finn), Tim enjoys jogging, going to the outer beach, boating, and playing golf (poorly).

King Nelson

King Nelson
King Nelson

After 55 years on Nauset Heights as a summer resident, King Nelson and his wife, Lynn, built their home on the site of the family cottage at 14 Nauset Road, and moved from Briarcliff Manor, NY in June 2006. King continued to work in the telecommunications industry until October 2009. He now enjoys full retirement.  Lynn and King have four children and eight grandchildren. He served as President of the NHA from 2010-2012.

Kathy Pattison

Kathy Pattison
Kathy Pattison

Kathy Pattison joined the NHA Board in 2010 and currently serves as Corresponding Secretary. Kathy is a seasoned marketing pro specializing in guiding early stage technology companies in branding, positioning and corporate communications strategies. Kathy has held marketing positions with Fiksu, Color Kinetics, Apple, Psion, Quark, and various consulting projects to new startups. She holds a dual degree from Syracuse University. Kathy, her husband Dave Strickler, and their two children joined the Nauset Heights community in 2008 when they purchased their cottage at 1 Standish Rd, and spend as much time as they can get in the Heights during in the summer and shoulder season weekends. They live in Boston's South End neighborhood the rest of the year. Look for them on the beach in their Creamsicle orange 1954 Willys.

Todd Shipman

Todd Shipman
Todd Shipman

Todd and his wife Mary fulfilled a dream when they found their Pilgrim Lane cottage on Nauset Heights five years ago, though they've been coming to the Cape for decades. They reside in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston the rest of the year, where Todd works in finance following utilities at a rating agency. When not working, he golfs and fly fishes on the Cape, and soon he and Mary, happily married for 29 years, will be sailors after purchasing an Arey's Pond catboat this year. In Boston, Todd keeps busy playing drums in a jazz band and volunteering at church. Mary and Todd they have three grown daughters.

Dave Strickler

Dave Strickler
Dave Strickler

Dave is a serial tech entrepreneur, having formerly founded and served as CEO of MailWise and DWS. Dave spends summers with his wife Kathy and their two children at their home at 1 Standish Road and lives in Boston during the balance of the year. He is an avid beekeeper – a lifelong interest he was finally able to fulfill at the Cape – and the gardens throughout the Heights are all the better because of it. Dave is the resident computer expert and volunteers much of his time helping with all things technical, including running this website. Dave joined the NHA Board in 2014.

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Fred Turner

Fred Turner
Fred Turner

Fred Turner is Treasurer of the Nauset Heights Association. He and his wife, Erna, reside at 14 Ocean Rd. They have been coming to the house since the early 1960's, and have owned the home for 25 years. Fred graduated from Bates College with a degree in Economics in 1960.  He served in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer and retired as a Commander in 1980. Fred spent fourteen years working for various companies in the Washington, DC area providing Marketing support for Government Contracts, and then started his own Marketing Consulting firm which he ran until retiring to the Cape in 2000.

Jim Tyng

Jim Tyng
Jim Tyng

Jim Tyng and his wife, Pat, live at 13 Standish Road. They enjoy property which has been in the family for nearly 100 years. Jim graduated from Harvard College in 1965. He was an entrepreneur, with a background in Finance, and spent most of his working career while living in Duxbury, MA. He served eight years as a Line Officer in the US Navy, fourteen years in Manufacturing, and eighteen years in Travel and Tourism in France. He and Pat spend six winter months living in the Santa Ynez Valley, CA to be near their two sons and their families. Interests include tennis, golf, landscaping, and photography.

Kent Zelle

Kent Zelle
Kent Zelle

Kent is a fourth generation Nauset Heights summer resident. He was lucky to grow up spending summers with his grandparents, Louis Zelle and Ann Hersey Zelle at 57 Nauset Heights Road. Both were involved with the NHA board and various committees for many years and instilled in Kent a lifelong love and respect for our very special neighborhood. Kent served in the consulting industry for the past 14 years making executive at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) and then helping grow a 20 person consultancy to 200 employees as a member of the senior leadership team. He is now at MIT studying and working on his next venture: a start-up in the vacation rental / property management space.