The “apple whisperer” John Bunker ’72 was profiled in Lancaster Farming about his life as a “fruit explorer” locating, identifying, and preserving heritage apple tree varieties in Maine. The story chronicles Bunker’s journey that eventually led to the creation of the Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity. * Roy Meyers ’76 was a guest on NPR’s The Takeaway in a Jan. 8 episode titled “Shutdowns Are a Game of Chicken, But Does Anyone Actually Win?” Meyers teaches political science and public policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and is the founding director of the school’s Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program. * Kim Nickerson Potember ’79, senior vice president and director of development at the mid-Atlantic developer Greenberg Gibbons, has been appointed to its board of directors. “Her tenacity and proven leadership are an invaluable asset as the company continues to grow and explore future transformative projects,” Brian Gibbons, chairman and CEO, told citybizlist.com.