Board of Directors
Ellen Zeman is Chair of the VFN Board of Directors, a parent*, and a senior institutional research analyst at Champlain College.
Craig Giles is Vice Chair of the VFN Board of Directors, a parent* and the Vice President of Planning and Analysis for Northern Power Systems.
Tom Stretton is Treasurer of the VFN Board of Directors, a parent*, and a partner at McSoley and McCoy, CPA and Business Advisors. Tom is a CPA with extensive experience with all types of for-profit and non-profit entities.
Laurie Gunn is Secretary of the VFN Board of Directors and the Vice President of Human Resources at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
Abigail Adler, M.D. is a pediatric hospitalist at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital, caring for children with complex medical conditions and their families.
Kristen Bigelow-Talbert is a parent* and the Project Director for Bi-State Primary Care Association.
Tammy Carroll is a parent* and a Program Manager at NuHarbor Security.
Katie Cuttitta is a special education teacher at Williston Central School.
Lanie Kanat is a parent* and a Nutrition Counselor for Healthy Attitudes VT, LLC.
Kim Keiser is the Vermont Project Director for the Turrell Fund.
Jennifer McDonald is an attorney with Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC and a graduate of Leadership Champlain.
Pam McCarthy is CEO/President of the Vermont Family Network.
Katie Flanagan Mobley is the Executive Director of St. Albans, Winooski and Middlebury Academic Centers at the Community College of Vermont.
Kristin Prior is a parent* and the Field Director for the Agency of Human Services in Franklin & Grand Isle counties.
Charlotte Safran is a parent* and the Coordinator of Patient and Family-Centered Care at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital.
Liv Smith-Hammond is a self-advocate and recent graduate of the Community College of Vermont.
Shelly Waterman is a parent* and a former Vermont Family Network employee.
Beth Wilson is a parent* and an investment advisor/financial planner at Poulos Advisors, Inc.
Kay Van Woert is a parent*, a policy analyst, and a former Vermont Family Network consultant.
* Indicates parent of a child with special needs