Ian Calder-Piedmonte appointed to EH Town Board

On Tuesday, January 8, 2024. East Hampton Town Supervisor Kathee Burke-Gonzalez announced  the Town Board’s intention to appoint Ian Calder-Piedmonte to fill the board seat left vacant following her recent election to the Supervisor’s position.  
Calder-Piedmonte was sworn in on Tuesday, January 9 at 11:00 AM.
Ian Calder-Piedmonte has had a distinguished career serving East Hampton Town as a Town Planning Board member since 2012, most recently as Vice Chair, and liaison to the Town’s Agricultural Advisory Committee. During his 12 years as a Planning Board Member, Ian has demonstrated his ability to be fair, open-minded, well-prepared, and a strong communicator. His deep knowledge of the issues facing our town and its residents is inherent in his decision-making process to balance community needs, our fragile environment, and the challenges faced by local businesses.
Mr. Calder-Piedmonte has also been a board member of Edible School Gardens, and LTV. He is the co-owner of Balsam Farms. 
Raised in rural Michigan, Mr. Calder-Piedmonte moved to East Hampton in 2005, and has worked as a farmer ever since. He met his current business partner Alex Balsam while attending Cornell University, from which he received a BS in Philosophy in 2002. He lives in Springs.