Meet Our Staff

Office of the President

 
Dan Smith

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

  Jill Murray-Killon
Executive Associate & 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

  Paige Pierson
Senior Communications Manager
Email Paige
802-388-3355 ext. 246

  Zoe Pike
Communications Associate
Email Zoe
802-388-3355 ext. 285

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, CAP®
Philanthropic and Planned Giving Advisor 
Email Emilye
802-388-3355 ext. 230

 

Stacie Fagan
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Email Stacie
802-388-3355 ext. 252



 
 
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, CAP®
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Email Martha
802-388-3355 ext. 225

Grants and Community Investments

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

Lydia Brownell

 
 
Celia Cadwell
Program and Grants Specialist
Email Celia
802-388-3355 ext. 222
  Kim Haigis
Program and Grants Associate
Email Kim
802-388-3355 ext. 244



  Chelsea Bardot Lewis
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Email Chelsea
802-388-3355 ext. 295



   
Carolyn Weir, CAP® 
Senior Philanthropic Advisor for the McClure Foundation & Program and Grants
Email Carolyn
802-388-3355 ext. 239

 

Kevin Wiberg
Philanthropic Advisor for Community Engagement
Email Kevin

802-388-3355 ext. 284
 

Finance and Operations

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

Lydia Brownell  
 
Lydia Brownell
Senior Fund and Contract Manager
Email Lydia
802-388-3355 ext. 227

  Hannah Deming
Accountant
Email Hannah
802-388-3355 ext. 271
  Lori Hancock
Assistant Controller
Email Lori
802-388-3355 ext. 231
   
Maria Hoaglund
Human Resource Manager
Email Maria
802-388-3355 ext. 226
  Laurie Lowy
Accountant
Email Laurie
802-388-3355 ext. 237

  Janet Malcolm
Grants Specialist
Email Janet
802-388-3355 ext. 233
   
David Morrissey
Controller
Email David
802-388-3355 ext. 228
  Debbie Rooney
CFO and VP for Finance & Operations
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:

   
Gaye Symington
President
Email Gaye
802-388-3355 ext. 381
  Will Lathrop
Environmental Philanthropy Associate
Email Will
802-388-3355 ext. 382  
  Nina McDonnell 
Grants Administrator
Email Nina
802-388-3355 ext. 383

 
Betsy Hands
Program Officer
Email Betsy
802-388-3355 ext. 381

Addison Community Athletics Foundation

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

Erin Morrison
Program and Communications Manager
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