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I like being at the much to do. We come here afterschool. We have drums and guitars and playing in the studio.We have lots of friends and staff to help us do our work. There are computers and air hockey and ping pong and a huge gym.

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Staff and Board


Mary Alice McKenzie Executive Director
Dave Agnew-Blais Grants Manager
Tanya Benosky Director and Development and Communications
Lori Tourville Accounting and Administration Manager
Joyce McEntee Membership Services Representative

Program Staff:

LeVar Barrino Director of Individual Services
Dottie Dearborn Director of Education
Sarah Fisher Programs Director, Volunteer Coordinator
Allison Mahoney Assistant Education Director
Neale Mahoney Assistant Education Director
Jack Stackhouse Athletics & Teen Director
Jeff Thompson Teen Program Manager
Sara Verdery Integrated Arts Academy Assistant Unit Director

Board of Directors:

  • Brian Waxler, President, Pomerleau Properties
  • Timothy Keefe, Vice President, Vermont Gas
  • Elizabeth Williamson, Treasurer
  • Eileen Casey, Secretary, WCAX TV
  • Robin Abramson, Champlain College
  • Andrew Allen, Vermont Design Works
  • Ken Ballard, Spherion
  • Lisa Beilstein, Partners in Leadership
  • Beth Beldock, Bullrock Corp.
  • Lesli Blount, Vermont Public Radio
  • Robert Cain, Paul, Frank & Collins
  • Tris Coffin, Downs Rachlin & Martin
  • Allison Crowley Demag, Morris & Demag
  • Mindy Evnin, Fletcher Allen Healthcare
  • Kim Gobeille, Gobeille Hospitality
  • Jane Greenberg, Community Volunteer
  • Jeff Grunvald, Preci Manufacturing
  • Geoff Hand, Shems, Dunkiel, Raubvogel & Saunders
  • Matt Hankes, Otter Creek Awnings
  • Al Hardy, VT Center for Dental Implants & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Nancy Jenkins, Nancy Jenkins Real Estate
  • Sandra McAllister, Maxwell Health
  • Kevin McCarthy, PC Construction
  • Elizabeth Miller, Elizabeth Miller plc
  • Barbara McHenry, Fairway Mortgage
  • Beth Taylor - Nolan, University of Vermont
  • Josh Parker, Merrill Lynch
  • Steve Partilo, Four Seasons Dermatology
  • Roger Preis,  RPE Career Dynamics
  • Randall Raner, The Vermont Agency
  • Aaron Roberts, Comcast
  • Michael Schirling, BTV Ignite
  • Jan Shanks, Cigna
  • Buddy Singh, Spruce Mortgage
  • Perry Sporn, Perrywinkle's Fine Jewelry
  • Susan Wertheimer, University of Vermont
  • Tim Williams, Exterus
  • Sean Woodroffe, National Life Group

Honorary Board:

  • Debbie Allen
  • Terry Allen
  • Daniel Boardman
  • Scott Carpenter
  • David Coates
  • Cynthia Hoehl
  • Robert Hoehl (deceased)
  • Gene Richards
  • Michael Wool
  • Glen Wright