The Board of The University of Vermont Medical Center Foundation is comprised of community leaders, physicians, philanthropists and members of the UVM Medical Center trustees, all of whom are dedicated to working with the community to provide the philanthropic funds that enhance The UVM Medical Center's mission.

Foundation Board Members

Philip R. Daniels, Board Chair
John Brumsted, MD
Michael Biama
Paul Danielson, DMD
Nancy de Tarnowsky
Jay Desautels, Vice Chair
Dave Farrington, Jr.
James Foster
Danielle Gilbert-Richard
Stephany Hasse
Frank Ittleman, MD
Penrose Jackson
Kate Laud
Stephen Leffler, MD
Kevin McAteer
Mary Peterson, Secretary
Chip Spillane
Sally Wichert
Larry Williams, Jr.
Glen Wright

Academic Health Sciences Development and Alumni Relations Staff

Karen Bowser
Staff Assistant
(802) 656-4241

Drew Brooks
Executive Assistant to Chief Development Officer
(802) 656-4268

Laura Broome
Program Support Assistant, UVM Cancer Center
(802) 656-2139

Michael Costello
Supervisor, Development Operations
(802) 656-4304

Deb Dever
Director of Major Gifts, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
(802) 656-3416

Rhonda Forcier 
Assistant Director of Annual Giving 
(802) 656-4267

Yael Friedman
Senior Development Officer
(802) 656-4306

Cristin Gildea
Director of Alumni Relations, Larner College of Medicine
(802) 656-0803

Ruth Henry
Director of Major Gifts
(802) 656-3225

Frank Ittleman, MD
Faculty Associate
(802) 847-4152

Lindsay Longe
Major Gifts Officer
(802) 656-4405

Ginger Lubkowitz
Senior Director of Administration
(802) 656-3849

Kevin McAteer
Chief Development Officer
(802) 656-4469

Shelby McGarry
Event Specialist, UVM Children's Hospital
(802) 656-4416

Susan Pankey
Major Gifts Coordinator
(802) 656-4009

Stacey Pape 
Research & Development Strategist 
(802) 656-4327

Susie Posner-Jones
Director of Development, Population Health
(802) 656-4334

Andrea Rosencrantz 
Staff Assistant 
(802) 656-4241

Allison Searson
Director of Annual Giving
(802) 656-5270

Penny Severance
Development Coordinator
(802) 656-4369

Annie Seyler
Donor Relations & Communications Strategist
(802) 656-9807

Emily Stoehr
Assistant Director, Administration & Stewardship
(802) 656-4376

Dan Suder
Coordinator, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving, Larner College of Medicine
(802) 656-7684

Cheryl Taylor
Major Gifts Program Coordinator
(802) 656-8414

Lisa Townson
Associate Director, Foundation Relations
(802) 656-3638

Sharon Whitaker
Lead Development Coordinator
(802) 656-4389

Jackie Woodwell
Events Supervisor, UVM Children's Hospital
(802) 656-4393

Contact us at or 802-656-2887.

UVM Medical Center Foundation
Courtyard at Given North
111 Colchester Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401