James Hall Jim Hall lives just south of the village center in an old farm house that has been in his family since 1953. Jim spent most summers in Alford growing up. He has been a full time Alford resident since 1997. Jim is a graduate of Georgetown University. He has been involved in electrical and instrumentation design for over 38 years, working for both small consultants and large global engineering firms.Jim volunteered on the Alford Broadband Committee and was elected to the Alford MLP in September 2015. He believes that the Alford Broadband Initiative is a very important investment in the future of our community.