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Ellen Zeman – Chair, parent*, and Learning Assessment Director for Champlain College

Craig Giles – Vice Chair, parent*, and Program Manager for Husky Injection Molding Systems

Tom Stretton – CPA, Treasurer, parent*, and partner at McSoley and McCoy, CPA and Business Advisors

Kim Keiser – Secretary, parent, and Turrell Fund (VT) steward


Tom Borys – Parent and Director of Finance for OneCare VT

Mary K. Dennison – Parent+ and long-time connections to Puppets in Education

Lanie Kanat – Parent* and Nutrition Counselor for Healthy Attitudes VT, LLC

Kevin Kelleher – Parent* and UVMMC Manager of Pay Programs and Analytics

Pam McCarthy – CEO/President of Vermont Family Network

Jennifer McDonald – Parent, Attorney with Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, and a graduate of Leadership Champlain

Vasanthi Meyette – Parent and educator

Mariah Riggs – Parent* and Main Street Landing Director of Performing Arts

Charlotte Safran – Parent* and Patient and Family-Centered Care Coordinator at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital

Olivia Smith-Hammond – Self-advocate and recent graduate of the Community College of Vermont, transition expertise

* Parent of child under age of 26 with special needs

+ Parent of an adult child (age 27+) with special needs

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