Ireland Stapleton attorney Eric R. Benson has been named to the Dartmouth Association of the Rocky Mountains board of directors and will lead the group’s charitable and community service initiatives.

Dartmouth Association of the Rocky Mountains connects Dartmouth alums living in the Rockies and provides educational and community service opportunities. In his new role, Benson intends to create opportunities for alumni to volunteer for organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and to participate in charitable programs such as Toys for Tots and local farm gleaning programs.

Benson is a business law attorney advising clients on entity formation, employment, compensation and incentive plan issues, mergers and acquisitions, leases, contracts, and general corporate matters. He is an active volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and a former member of its Corporate Leadership Team. Benson earned his bachelor of arts degree at Dartmouth College and his law degree at Harvard Law School.