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Board of Directors


Carolyn Smith
Office Environments
Cindy Olson
Vice President/Secretary
Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc.
Jeff Morin
JMM & Associates
Shireen Hart
Past President


Lauren Bowerman
Vermont Attorney General's Office
Samantha Finnefrock
Bluebird Barbecue
Wanda Keosian
Community Representative
Jason McFaul
Equity Services, Inc.
Stacey Pape
The University of Vermont Medical Center Foundation
Jonathan Rose
Dunkiel Saunders
Ron Rose
IBM Systems and Technology Group
Heather Ross
Sheehey Furlong & Behm
Sue Victory
University of Vermont Children’s Hospital


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.



[April 2016 - Annual Awards event.  Not pictured:  Samantha Finnefrock, Jake Ide, Jon Rose]!!!!

Past Presidents:

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