Board & Staff
CVABE Board of Directors
CVABE is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. The board assists with program planning and evaluation and assumes policy and fiscal oversight responsibilities for the organization. The board represents a wide spectrum of professions and locales from the three-county region and beyond.
Stowe - Lamoille County
George Lewis, President
Innkeeper, Brass Lantern Inn / Stowe Area Association, Board President / Retired Architect
Morrisville - Lamoille County
Mary Grace, Vice President
Executive Director, Partnerships for Literacy and Learning
Barre - Washington County
Carol Dawes, Treasurer
Clerk/Treasurer, City of Barre
Montpelier - Washington County
Christina Currier, Secretary
Cosmetology Instructor, Central Vermont Career Center / former CVABE Student
Randolph - Orange County
Associate Professor of Nursing, Vermont Technical College
East Montpelier - Washington County
Literacy Coach, Essex Westford School District/Board member of Washington Central Unified Union School District
Thetford - Orange County
Retired (Lawyer/Former Director of Labor Relations and Sr. Human Resources Consultant, Dartmouth College)
The organization’s Executive Director guides the progress of the organization under the leadership of the CVABE Board of Directors, nurtures the vitality of the organization, and is ultimately responsible for all program operations and activity.
CVABE’s supervisors, operations and support staff work to further the organization’s role in serving the adults and teens in our area needing education services.
Operations & Support
Cathy Deyo, Operations Assistant
Nancy J. Dulac, Operations and Finance Director
Brian Kravitz, Development and Outreach Director
Kate Nicolet, Program Director
Kimberley Pelkey, Receptionist/Clerk
CVABE's professional staff includes Teacher/Community Coordinators and High School Completion Plan Managers-together these positions staff CVABE's six learning centers, teach students, and support and manage volunteers to help with all aspects of CVABE's work.
Teacher/Community Coordinators & High School Completion Plan Managers
Charlotte Bill (Lamoille County)
Deb Fadden (Washington County)
Michele Gonzalez (Lamoille County)
Casey Lussier (Lamoille County)
Thom McAllister (Washington County)
Doris Plumb (Washington County)
Tom Treece (Orange County)
Joanne Vyce (Washington County)
More than 100 dedicated volunteers actively support CVABE's education services throughout the 47 communities of our tri-county region. These volunteers teach and mentor students, provide organizational leadership and financial stewardship, provide operational support, public outreach, and operations support. We regularly develop new volunteer roles and activities.
Sincere thanks to the following donors who generously supported the development of this website: