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Conseil d'administration

Conseil d'administration - Cate MacLachlan

Cate MacLachlan, President

Propriétaire, Artemis Fitness

Cate a déménagé au Vermont en 1996 après avoir obtenu un diplôme en études mondiales et sur la paix au Earlham College. Tout au long de sa carrière universitaire et professionnelle, Cate s'est concentrée sur les questions d'équité et de justice pour les populations mal desservies et sous-représentées, notamment en travaillant à Legal Aid's Lawline à Burlington, dans le Vermont. En 2001, Cate a obtenu sa maîtrise en travail social du Boston College et est devenue une partie intégrante de l'équipe de Spectrum qui répond aux problèmes de violence domestique, pour finalement devenir codirectrice des programmes de violence, d'intervention et de prévention de Spectrum. Pendant son séjour à Spectrum, elle a également été coordonnatrice du groupe de travail sur la violence domestique du comté de Chittenden.

For the past 10 years, Cate MacLachlan has owned and operated Artemis Fitness in South Burlington, Vermont, a gym created specifically to serve the needs of women. Cate is currently a Trustee at the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington, and served on the Board of Directors of ECHO for six years. She is also a certified Personal Trainer. Cate lives in Burlington with her husband and two children.

Mary M. Lee, vice-présidente

People Services Strategic Leader, Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium

Mary M. Lee joined Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium in 2017 which serves Champlain College, Middlebury and St. Michael’s College.  With over 30 years’ experience in human resources and organizational development, she has held senior leadership positions in diverse industries including financial services, technology, consumer products, education and healthcare. She has experience in global organizations, not-for-profit and for-profit and growth-oriented organizations.

Mary received a master’s of science in administration from St. Michael’s College and holds an undergraduate degree from Trinity College. In addition, she holds multiple designations and certifications. Mary is actively engaged in a number of community organizations and resides in Burlington with her husband and teenage son.

Tom Clavelle, Treasurer

Retired from Engelberth Construction as Owner

Prior to his retirement in December of 2020, Tom was one of the principal owners of Engelberth Construction, where he served as Executive VP/CFO for 27 years. In addition to his ownership responsibilities, Tom oversaw the financial management, human resources, information technology, and strategic planning initiatives for the company. Earlier in his career, Tom held financial management positions in the retail and hospitality industries. He was a licensed CPA in Vermont for 35 years and is a graduate of the University of Vermont.

Tom has served on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Northwest Vermont, The Lake Champlain Chamber (board chair), and the Greater Burlington YMCA. He was also on the Shelburne, CSSU (chair), and CVU School Boards. In 2017, Tom received the Business Leader Award from the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports for his long-time commitment and support for worksite wellness.

Tom is a native Vermonter (Winooski) and has lived in Shelburne with his wife Wendy Saville for the past 30 years. He has two grown children, Tyler and Kasey. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Tom enjoys bicycling, cooking, scuba-diving, and most things active.

Dr. Michelle Miller, Secretary

Retraité du Collège Champlain en tant que recteur associé principal

Dr. Michelle Miller (she/her/hers) recently retired from Champlain College as Senior Associate Provost after 32 years. Hired as the founding director of the College’s medical radiography program, she taught for 13 years before moving into academic administration. There her expertise eventually focused on accreditation, assessment of learning outcomes, and data analysis where she led the College’s institutional research function. As a “pinch-hitting” academic administrator, Michelle also managed at various times international education, the library, and the elearning functions. She has served as a site visitor for the New England Commission on Higher Education and in multiple leadership roles for the Vermont and American Societies of Radiologic Technology, including terms on the board of directors and the bylaws committee. Prior to joining Champlain College, she directed the radiography program at Western Wyoming Community College. Dr. Miller’s educational journey includes a Baccalaureate degree in Radiologic Science from Quinnipiac University, a Master of Education degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Vermont, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Concordia University (Montreal) in Educational Technology.

Traci Griffith, Member at Large

Director, Racial Justice Program ACLU of Massachusetts

A lawyer, journalist, academic, and advocate, Traci most recently served as an Associate Professor in the Communications Department at Simmons University and previously was Chair of the Media Studies Department at St. Michael’s College in Vermont. Her areas of research focus have included First Amendment law and ethics, as well as Race and Gender representation in media. She is a former correspondent and national editor for the Associated Press and holds a JD from Notre Dame, M.S. in Journalism from Florida A&M, and BA in Political Science from DePaul. Her most recent work includes a well-received 4-part series with New England News Collaborative on racism in New England.  She served on the executive committee of the national board of the ACLU for eight years.

Chol Dhoor

Directeur exécutif de la Fondation soudanaise du Vermont (SUDFUND) Inc.

Chol est le fondateur et directeur exécutif de la Fondation soudanaise du Vermont (SUDFUND) Inc. SUDFUND est une organisation à but non lucratif qui a pour mission d'investir et de soutenir les familles afin qu'elles puissent élever leurs enfants pour réussir sur le plan scolaire et sportif au Vermont.

Chol est arrivé en Amérique en 2007 dans le cadre du programme de réinstallation des réfugiés du Vermont en raison de la guerre civile au Soudan. Avant de venir au Vermont, il a vécu dans un camp de réfugiés au Kenya pendant 12 ans. Il a été accepté à l'Université du Vermont en 2008 et a obtenu en 2011 un baccalauréat en économie. Il a été boursier McNair et récipiendaire de la bourse de la Fondation Merage pour le rêve américain en l'honneur de l'ancienne gouverneure du Vermont, Madeleine Kunin.

Il est très actif dans la communauté et travaille avec les membres de la communauté néo-américaine pour identifier leurs besoins uniques et collecter des fonds pour soutenir les bourses d'études des camps d'été, le mentorat et les programmes de football. Il organise également des événements communautaires pour élargir les réseaux des familles.

Chol a siégé à plusieurs conseils et comités depuis qu'il a obtenu son diplôme universitaire. Il a été nommé en janvier 2018 par le maire Miro Weinberger pour siéger au conseil consultatif sur le développement communautaire et les subventions globales de Burlington et faire des recommandations de financement au conseil municipal. Il a également été membre de l'équipe d'évaluation de la santé de l'État du Vermont, qui a élaboré le plan d'amélioration de la santé de l'État 2018-2023.

Pendant son temps libre, il aime voyager, lire (beaucoup), photographier, faire des aventures en plein air et passer du temps en famille.

Marlon Fisher

Associate Director of Next Generation Leadership

Marlon Fisher has spent his life working in countless settings with children and young adults, helping them to create a safe and healthy life for themselves. He has always been especially drawn to working with youth who have difficult backgrounds, or who may have been let down by the adults or institutions in their lives.

After an 8-year stint in the Army as an All Source Intelligence Analyst, Marlon began a long and rewarding career caring for youth in different settings: wilderness, residential, and community. Today, Marlon is the Associate Director of Next Generation Leadership for The Frederick Gunn School, located in Washington, CT. Marlon’s other passions include cooking, stand-up comedy, storytelling, and his two children. Marlon also serves on the board of Dad Guild.

Matt Frazee

SVP – Independent Distribution, National Life Group

Matt a déménagé au Vermont pour se joindre à National Life Group en 2011. Dans ses nombreux rôles au sein de l'organisation, de chef de la comptabilité à chef des opérations, il s'est concentré sur la direction et la mise en pratique des valeurs de National Life Group…..Do Good , Soyez bon, faites du bien. En utilisant ces valeurs comme fondement, il a entamé une transformation visant à offrir une expérience client cohérente et positive dans toute l'organisation.

Dans son rôle actuel de vice-président principal de la distribution indépendante, Matt co-dirige l'équipe de direction du domaine de la distribution pour les ventes d'assurance-vie et de rentes par le biais d'organisations de marketing indépendantes. Il est principalement responsable de la mise en œuvre des stratégies globales de vente et de distribution pour les organisations marketing, de l'identification de nouvelles opportunités commerciales et de l'établissement continu de relations avec les organisations existantes.

Matt s'est impliqué dans les communautés dont il a fait partie dans le nord-est et le Midwest, a dirigé les efforts de Deloitte avec Junior Achievement dans le New Jersey et le Connecticut, et a siégé aux conseils d'administration de Our Piece of the Pie, une organisation basée à Hartford, CT, et le Howard Center ici dans le Vermont.

Charles Hemingway

Charles was born in Vermont and grew up in the Heinsberg. At 18 years old Charles moved into one of Spectrum’s housing residences, known as King Street at the time. Charles spent three years living at Spectrum and participated in housing and other programs. During his first year at Spectrum, Charles completed his senior year of high school at Champlain Valley Union High School, graduating in 2015.

Following graduation, Charles remained in Spectrum’s housing program and worked at Details Works, where he gained life, work, and communications skills that helped him become self-sufficient and positioned him to begin to develop a long-term career path in teaching.

Today, Charles works as a daycare provider at Little Tots on the Common in Richmond. He is earning his college degree in Early Childhood Education from CCV and plans to graduate in 2025. Charles now lives in Hinesburg, Vermont.

Mike Lane

Fondateur, Fluency ; Co-fondateur, Dealer.com

Mike est le PDG de Fluency et ancien co-fondateur de Dealer.com, des sociétés technologiques basées à Burlington. Il est un entrepreneur qui aide les entreprises à se développer et siège à de nombreux conseils d'administration. En rejoignant le conseil d'administration de Spectrum en 2015, Mike est inspiré par la mission de Spectrum de donner aux adolescents les moyens d'apporter et de maintenir des changements positifs. Lorsqu'il ne travaille pas sur l'un de ses nombreux projets, Mike aime passer du temps avec sa famille sur la route, sur le lac, dans les montagnes ou tout simplement dans les bois.

Janet McLaughlin

Executive Director, VT Association for the Education of Young Children

Janet’s passion for a more equitable society has driven her nearly two decades in nonprofit programming and philanthropy. Since 2021, she has been responsible for strategic direction and daily operations of VTAEYC, the state’s professional membership association for early childhood educators. Previously, after joining Let’s Grow Kids in 2016, Janet led a strategic realignment of its programmatic work as Chief Programs Officer, served as the acting CEO, and its Chief Operating Officer overseeing programs, communications, operations, and evaluation. She joined LGK from the Vermont Community Foundation, where she headed its Food and Farm Initiative, an effort to connect more Vermonters with healthy local foods. Previously, she spent 9 years at the DC-based Share Our Strength, where she was the national director of Cooking Matters, its food skills education program for low-income families. Under Janet’s leadership, Cooking Matters grew dramatically, attracting its first two multi-million dollar multi-year  funders, and leveraged state and federal funding to support local and state partners. She also worked closely with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, leading the launch of the Chefs Move to School campaign.  Janet’s undergraduate degree is from Harvard University and she holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. She current serves as the Board Treasurer of Pine Forest Children’s Center and as member of the Board of Directors of the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation. Janet lives in Burlington and is a recovering DC-er, enthusiastic eater, dedicated “all levels” yogi, wife of a real Vermonter, and mom of two energetic little boys.

John Moorhead

Chief Marketing Officer, Seventh Generation

John is the Chief Marketing Officer of Seventh Generation. He is a mission driven leader who has held several roles across Brand Marketing and eCommerce over 10 years, with 6 years in Investment Finance prior to joining Seventh Generation in 2012. John is married to a Middle School Math Educator (and Professional Chef); and together they have two young kids, James (10) and McKenna (8), who keep them on their toes. He loves all kinds of sports, the great outdoors, and is now getting into birding!

Matt Murray

Founder/CEO, Widewail

Matt is a native Vermonter from Essex Junction, Vermont. He spent six years in the US Navy. Following this, Matt held roles as the Vice President of Enterprise Strategic Growth and Retail Solutions at Dealer.com/Cox Automotive and GM of Automotive and Senior Vice President of Strategic Accounts at Podium. Today, Matt is the founder and CEO of Widewail, located at Hula in Burlington, Vermont.

Outside of work, Matt is married to his beautiful wife Angi, a Dad to four great kids, a coach of youth sports, and an extraordinarily average guitar player.

Thato Ratsebe

Directeur associé/responsable des programmes, AALV, Inc.

Je travaille de manière transparente avec un large éventail de parties prenantes, de différentes nationalités, de la société civile, des gouvernements et des cadres. Je suis une experte des médias et des communications avec des compétences en coordination et mise en œuvre de programmes, en établissement de relations et en présentation. Chez AALV, je supervise l'équipe de coordinateurs des services d'interprétation, j'aide à la formation des interprètes recrutés et les prépare à faciliter la communication dans différents contextes tels que les tribunaux, les hôpitaux et les départements de l'État. Superviser le personnel du programme pour assurer une livraison en temps opportun et une prestation de service à la clientèle efficace aux clients.

Forgeron

Shareholder and Director, Dinse P.C.

Pendant plus de dix ans, Shap Smith, actionnaire et administrateur de Dinse, Knapp, McAndrew, s'est concentré sur la propriété intellectuelle, la couverture d'assurance et les litiges civils. Il est membre de la section Torts and Insurance Practice de l'American Bar Association. M. Smith est répertorié dans Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Il est titulaire d'un BA de l'Université du Vermont et d'un JD de l'Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington. M. Smith est activement impliqué dans sa fraternité Phi Delta Theta, où il est membre du conseil d'administration. En plus de pratiquer le droit, Smith a été président de la Chambre des représentants du Vermont. Avant d'être élu président, il a siégé aux comités des ressources halieutiques, fauniques et aquatiques, des voies et moyens et des finances mixtes. Il est un passionné de ski de fond et vit à Morristown avec sa femme Melissa, son fils Eli et sa fille Mia.

Viki Zulkoski

Viki apporte sa longue histoire de bénévolat en faveur des enfants et des jeunes adultes au conseil d'administration de Spectrum. Après avoir été rapatriée dans son Vermont bien-aimé après près de 20 ans en Asie, son désir de « payer en avant » l'a d'abord amenée au centre d'accueil où elle continue de préparer des dîners pour les adolescents à risque de Burlington. Elle et son mari Robert sont les fiers parents de trois enfants et d'un chien de thérapie nouvellement certifié nommé Blue. Grand voyageur, Viki prépare un diplôme en études cinématographiques à l'université d'État de l'Arizona.

Conseil consultatif

  • Brian Boardman
  • Barbara Lande Bronfman
  • John Crabbe
  • Sœur Irène Duchesneau
  • Robert Hallowell
  • katy moindre
  • Melinda Moulton
  • Ernie Pomerleau
  • Pat Robin