Meet Our Staff

Office of the President

 
Dan Smith

President & CEO
Email Dan
802-388-3355 ext. 223

  Jill Murray-Killon
Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Email Jill
802-388-3355 ext. 224

Communications

For media inquiries or information about publications.

    Paige Pierson
Felipe Rivera

Chief of Staff & Vice President for Strategy and Communications
Email Felipe
802-388-3355 ext. 243


  Margaret Morris
Community Philanthropy Associate
Email Margaret
802-388-3355 ext. 285
  Paige Pierson
Senior Communications Manager
Email Paige
802-388-3355 ext. 246

Community Philanthropy

For questions about establishing a fund with the Community Foundation.

Pat Berry
 
 
Patrick H. Berry
Vice President for Philanthropy
Email Patrick
802-388-3355 ext. 248
 

Emilye Pelow Corbett
Philanthropic Advisor
Email Emilye
802-388-3355 ext. 230

 

Jane Kimble
Philanthropy Associate
Email Jane
802-388-3355 ext. 286



 
 
Elisabeth Marx
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Email Elisabeth
802-388-3355 ext. 241
 

Martha Trombley Oakes
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Email Martha
802-388-3355 ext. 225

 

Program and Grants

For questions about our grantmaking or nonprofit capacity-building services.

  Kim Haigis   Carolyn Weir
Lauren W. Bruno
Program and Grants Associate
Email Lauren
802-388-3355 ext. 222
  Kim Haigis 
Administrative Coordinator for Program and Grants
Email Kim
802-388-3355 ext. 244
  Carolyn Weir 
Senior Philanthropic Advisor for the McClure Foundation & Program and Grants
Email Carolyn
802-388-3355 ext. 239

 
 
   

Finance and Operations

For questions about accounting, finance, fund administration, grant checks, and fund distributions.

Lydia Brownell   Heather Carlton
 

Lydia Brownell
Fund Manager
Email Lydia 
802-388-3355 ext. 227
  Heather Carlton
Accountant
Email Heather
802-388-3355 ext. 245
  Hannah Deming
Accountant
Email Hannah
802-388-3355 ext. 271
  Laurie Lowy   Janet Malcolm
Maria Hoaglund
Human Resource and Finance Specialist
Email Maria 
802-388-3355 ext. 226
  Laurie Lowy
Accountant
Email Laurie 
802-388-3355 ext. 237
  Janet Malcolm
Grants Associate
Email Janet
802-388-3355 ext. 233
David Morrissey   Debbie Rooney  
David Morrissey
Controller
Email David 
802-388-3355 ext. 228

  Debbie Rooney
VP for Finance & CFO
Email Debbie 
802-388-3355 ext. 229

  Richard Ruane
Information Systems Manager
Email Richard 
802-388-3355 ext. 232

The Vermont Women’s Fund

A component fund of the Community Foundation. For questions, please contact:

Meg Smith
Director
Email Meg
802-388-3355 ext. 301

High Meadows Fund

A supporting organization of the Community Foundation. For questions, please contact:

  Nina McDonnell   Gaye Symington
Katie Michels
Environmental Philanthropy Associate
Email Katie
802-388-3355 ext. 382
  Nina McDonnell 
Grants Administrator
Email Nina
802-388-3355 ext. 383

  Gaye Symington
President
Email Gaye
802-388-3355 ext. 381

Addison Community Athletics Foundation

A supporting organization of the Community Foundation. For questions, please contact:

Erin Morrison
Program Coordinator
Email Erin

The Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children

A supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation.To learn about their staff, visit their website or the site of one of their programs. 

 

The Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children
802-448-0441
Visit their website

 

Let's Grow Kids
Visit their website


Vermont Birth-to-Five
Visit their website