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Board of Directors


Cindy Olson
Champlain Cable Company
Jeff Morin
JMM & Associates
Carolyn Smith
Past President
Office Environments


Darcy Allard
Community Bank N.A.
Andrea Dion
Morgan Stanley
Shireen Hart
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC
Samantha Finnefrock
Bluebird Barbecue
Renee Johnson
Alliance Group Inc.
Wanda Keosian
Colchester School District
Denise Myers
Myers Tax and Accounting
Sue Victory
University of Vermont Children’s Hospital
Margaret Vincent
VT Attorney General's Office / Department of Health
Beth Wermuth


Jay Fayette
PC Construction Company
Dr. Lewis First
University of Vermont Children's Hospital
Dr. Joseph Hagan, Jr.
Hagan, Rinehart and Connolly Pediatricians, PLLC
In memoriam: Mary McNamara

A long time KidSafe Board member and former executive director of VT Catholic Charities, Mary McNamara was a loyal friend and supporter of KidSafe and its mission.

In memoriam: Janet S. Munt
Former VT State Senator, Visiting Nurse Association

We are saddened by the recent passing of Janet Munt, one of our founders and Honorary Board Members.

In memoriam: Howard Verman

We are tremendously saddened by the passing of our good friend and long-time KidSafe Board member, Howard Verman. Howard was our longest-serving Board member (since August 2003!), past Board President, and most notably co-Chaired our annual Yard Sale fundraiser for many years, bringing his dedication, hard work, leadership, humor and even silliness, to make the event a success each year.



[October 2019 - KidSafe Collaborative Board Retreat - Board members not pictured Renee Johnson and Wanda Keosian]

Past Presidents:

Carolyn Smith                  2016 - 2018

Shireen Hart                    2013 - 2016

Howard Verman              2011 - 2013

Jay Fayette                     2009 - 2011

Penrose Jackson            2007 - 2009

John Douglas                  2005 - 2007                                                                                         


 * Board members’ business affiliation is for informational purposes only