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CVMC Board of Trustees

The CVMC Board of Trustees is made up of community members who are dedicated to helping our medical center achieve high quality compassionate health care services for our community.

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The CVMC Board of Trustees is made up of community members who are nominated and elected to set direction for the organization, making sure that it runs in a financially and ethically responsible way with the focus always on continuous improvement to achieve high quality compassionate health care services for our community. These highly qualified and knowledgeable individuals volunteer their time for the betterment of this organization and the public it serves.

For the fiscal year 2016 - 2017, there are 15 such Trustees.

Our Board Members

Christopher Barbieri

Christopher Barbieri

Christopher Barbieri was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Stewart Manor on Long Island. He received an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University and graduate degree in Agricultural Economics with a focus on marketing from the University of Vermont. His first visit to Vermont was at 6 months of age and thereafter spent every summer through graduation beginning at 10 years of age working on Ted Bothfeld's dairy farm in Cabot. Following graduation he was employed at HP Hood Dairy in Boston as Special Projects manager in the retail sales department and was later promoted to Retail Sales Manager in Burlington then as General Sales Manager in Portland, Maine. He accepted a position as Executive Vice President at the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and later promoted to President of the Chamber, a position held for 30 years. During that period the Chamber grew from a 2 employee organization with a $60,000 budget to over 20 employees and a budget of $1.7 million. He resigned as President in 2003 to open and manage the Chamber's International trade office in Shanghai Chamber. He retired from the Chamber in 2010 and is currently President of China Business Development Tours. Chris and his wife Laurel live in Worcester and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.
John R. Brumsted, MD

John R. Brumsted, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer, UVM Health Network
John R. Brumsted, M.D., was named President and Chief Executive Officer of The UVM Medical Center and The UVM Health Network on Monday, February 13, 2012, after serving in an interim role since August, 2011. A 30-year veteran of the organization, Dr. Brumsted has served in a number of roles at The UVM Medical Center, including chief medical officer, chief quality officer and an appointment as interim CEO. He also has served as a senior associate dean for Clinical Affairs at the UVM College of Medicine, and medical director of The Vermont Health Plan (TVHP) and Vermont Managed Care (VMC). He has been a member of the Fletcher Allen medical staff since 1985, and has practiced medicine at Fletcher Allen since 1981 when he began as a resident at the then Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. Dr. Brumsted received his Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1978. He completed a surgical internship at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, in 1979. He subsequently served in the U.S. Public Health Service in Randolph, New York for two years prior to moving to Vermont to complete his residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine between 1981- 1985. He completed a fellowship in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Fletcher Allen in 1987, within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is a member of Fletcher Allen's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a tenured professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Brumsted is currently a member of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) Council and served as its president from 2008-2009. He is the current Chair of the VMS Research and Education Foundation Board. He has published extensively, both nationally and regionally. Dr. Brumsted lives with his family in Shelburne, Vermont. He is a native of Ithaca, New York.
Mike Dellipriscoli

Mike Dellipriscoli

Board Chair
Chair-Elect, CVMC Board of Trustees Mike Dellipriscoli is Assistant Vice President – Strategic Analysis at the National Life Group, in Montpelier, VT. Mike joined the National Life Group in 1988 and has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. A native of Philadelphia, Mike graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Mathematics and earned his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mike and his wife, Sue, live in Montpelier, where they have raised their five children. Mike is longtime member and a past president of the Montpelier Rotary Club and has served on the boards of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Mike also serves on the UVM Health Network Board and is the Chair of the UVM Heath Network Audit Committee.
Mark Depman, MD

Mark Depman, MD

Dr. Depman is currently the CVMC Emergency Department Medical Director. He earned his MD, and completed his internship and residency at Weill Cornell Medical College affiliated with the New York Hospital and New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Depman was an Emergency Department physician for close to 20 years in New Haven, Connecticut, affiliated with the Yale University School of Medicine Hospital and the Hospital of Saint Raphael. Dr. Depman and his wife Kim Adams, MD, a retired ophthalmologist, live in Northfield.

Jeremiah Eckhaus, MD

President-Elect of Medical Staff, Central Vermont Medical Center
Dr. Jeremiah Eckhaus is President-Elect of the CVMC Medical Staff and is a family medicine physician at Integrative Family Medicine - Montpelier. Dr. Eckhaus received his MD from the MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice and the American Board of Holistic Medicine.
Sarah L. Field

Sarah L. Field

Sarah L. Field, the majority shareholder, co-founder and President of the law firm of Field & Field, P.C. has been in private practice in central Vermont since 1986 with offices currently located at 59 North Main Street, Barre, VT. She concentrates her practice in the areas of residential and commercial real estate transactions, sales and secured loan and lease transactions, bank financing and closings, business formations, operations and compliance, acquisitions, and dissolutions, title examinations and title insurance and State and local land use regulation issues, including permits and permitting.   Her practice also includes general civil matters such as, business representations involving construction contracts, representation of contractors and developers and homeowners involved in residential and commercial construction and real estate development, commercial and residential leasing transactions; estate and probate matters, and other civil matters.  Sarah is licensed and admitted to practice in all Vermont courts and United States District Court for the Second Circuit, and is a member of the Vermont Bar Association, Washington County Bar Association, a member and secretary of the Board of Directors of Vermont Attorneys Title Corporation, member of the Vermont Title Standards Committee, a subcommittee of the Vermont Bar Association Real Property Committee, organized to address title issues particular to Vermont laws and practices and develop industry standards for title attorneys. Sarah also serves as a member and secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Aldrich Public Library, and is a member and secretary of the board of Barre Area Development, Inc., a local economic development company whose mission is to promote and support economic growth in Barre City and Barre Town. 
Thomas J. Golonka, CFA, CFP®

Thomas J. Golonka, CFA, CFP®

Chair, Finance and Audit Committee
Thomas J. Golonka is currently a managing partner with the investment firm of Silverlake Wealth Management in Williston and Montpelier, VT. Silverlake Wealth Management currently assists in the management of approximately $350 million dollars in client assets in over 25 states. Prior to joining SilverLake in 2005, Mr. Golonka was with Wachovia Securities Private Client Group for 12 years. Earning his BA from the University of Notre Dame, and his MBA from Union College, Tom specializes in portfolio management and advanced planning strategies for high net worth individuals and corporations. Tom earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1997 and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Practitioner. Mr. Golonka is currently on the Board of the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System (VMERS), a member of the Vermont Pension Investment Committee (VPIC) and a City Councilor on the Montpelier City Council . Tom resides in Montpelier with his wife Cyndy Bashara Golonka and their five children; Chloe, Kelsey, Joshua, Gregory and Kenzie.
Joyce Judy

Joyce Judy

President, Community College of Vermont Joyce Judy began her career at Community College of Vermont (CCV) as a coordinator of academic services in 1983. She subsequently served as dean of students, became the College’s first provost in 2001, and served as interim president for a year before becoming president in March of 2010. She earned her bachelor's degree at the University of New Hampshire and received her master’s degree in Organization and Management from Antioch New England Graduate School. Joyce is the 1996 recipient of Vermont Women in Higher Education's Jackie Gribbons Leadership Award. For three decades Joyce has been instrumental in the organizational growth of CCV, helping to shape many prominent partnerships and programs. Under her leadership the College has greatly increased services to military veterans, and she guided the development of the Governor’s Career Ready Certificate, which provides workforce readiness training throughout Vermont. She has been a champion of CCV’s dual enrollment program for Vermont high school students, now serving more than 1,000 students each year. Her support for the College’s work with Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national Lumina Foundation initiative focused on student access and retention, led to CCV’s designation as a 2011 ATD Leader College.  A special focus of her work since becoming president has been to help people understand the value CCV brings to Vermonters and to Vermont businesses. This outreach has led to significant growth in community support for the College, reflected in yearly increases in gifts and private grants to the College. Joyce currently serves on the board of the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College, the New England Board of Higher Education, Vermont Campus Compact, and the Vermont Higher Education Council.  She was a founding member of the Vermont Women’s Fund and has been a member of several New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation teams.
Marta Marble

Marta Marble

Board Chair-Elect
Marta Marble is the president of consultancy group, Marta Consulting, which focuses on web-based, content management systems and ecommerce solutions. Clients range from professional firms to mid-size financial service firms to non-profits. Marble Consulting is a partner with Axess Web Solutions, LLS (AWS). AWS develops web-based open source, content management systems (CMS) for ski resorts to interface the resort's customized ecommerce platform with RFID technology at the resort's lift access. Marta is the past president of the Mad River Valley Health Center, Inc., where she lead the capital campaign to build the new community-owned health center. She holds a Masters in Science in Internet Strategy and Management from the Graduate Center of Marlboro College and a Masters of International Management from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management.
Mary Moulton, MPA

Mary Moulton, MPA

Mary Moulton, MPA, was hired as the Executive Director of Washington County Mental Health Services in July 2013. Mary began her career at Washington County Mental Health in 1990 as an Emergency Services Clinician on the WCMH mobile crisis team. She became Director of Intensive Care Services in 2005 and Chief of Operations in 2010 when she worked with multiple programs throughout the Agency. Following the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011, Mary was granted a leave by the Board of Directors to serve at the request of the State of Vermont as the Deputy Commissioner, and then Commissioner, of the Department of Mental Health. Her primary directive was to work with teams in all designated agencies to implement Act 79, also known as Vermont’s mental health reform act. As part of that reform, Mary was instrumental in developing law enforcement and crisis team training and remains actively involved in the continuing development of Team Two mental health response training today. She has also been the Coordinator of Vermont’s Behavioral Health Disaster Response Team, training 500 responders and creating a system for behavioral health response in the event of disaster. Mary received her Master’s in Public Administration from Norwich University in 2011 and currently resides in Moretown, Vt.
Cathy Palmer, MD

Cathy J. Palmer, MD

President of Medical Staff, Central Vermont Medical Center
Cathy Palmer, MD is a board-certified Pathologist and serves as President of the Medical Staff and Laboratory Medical Director at Central Vermont Medical Center. She attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine, completed her internship and residency at the University of California - San Diego Medical Center, and a fellowship at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Dr. Palmer is an Associate Professor at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She currently serves on the Central Vermont Medical Center Cancer Committee and the Tumor Boards at Central Vermont Medical Center and Gifford Hospital.
Sandy Rousse, CPA

Sandy Rousse, CPA

Sandy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University Of Rhode Island School of Business. Sandy’s affiliation with CVHHH began in 1998, when she joined the finance committee and, soon after, the board of directors. At the time, Sandy was working as an accountant in Montpelier. In 2002, Sandy assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer and in 2010 was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In October, 2012, Sandy was appointed CVHHH’s President and CEO. “I am passionate about the services CVHHH provides and about community-based healthcare. I maintain a goal as CEO to offer people in the community the comfort to be cared for at home. The fact that home care costs less and maintains such high standards and quality makes CVHHH an integral part of reducing overall healthcare costs.” Sandy serves on the Finance Committees of Central Vermont Medical Center, OneCare Vermont and CHAC (Community Health Accountable Care ACO) and is a board member of CHAC. Sandy is currently serving her first term as the President of the VNAs of Vermont. She is also a member of the Vermont Society of CPAs and the Barre Rotary Club and lives in Barre City with her husband and daughter
Judy Tartaglia

Judy Tartaglia

President and CEO
CVMC President & CEO Judy Tartaglia became president and chief executive officer of Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) in 2007. Tartaglia has a bachelor’s in business administration and a master’s in hospital administration.  Prior to joining CVMC she was the president and CEO of Miles Health Care which is a hospital with long term care facilities in Maine. She was also a former chief financial officer of Miles Health Care. Tartaglia has served as president of both the Maine Healthcare Financial Management Association and president of the Maine Hospital Association. She is active in the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Healthcare Systems.  Tartaglia has been the recipient of many awards including: two Outstanding Service awards from the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Maine Medical Center’s Graduate Leadership Award and the American College of Healthcare Executive Regents Award. Tartaglia lives in Moretown, VT.
Paulette Thabault, DNP, APRN, JD, FAANP

Paulette Thabault, DNP, APRN, JD, FAANP

Paulette Thabault, DNP, APRN, JD, FAANP, is currently Professor and Director for the School of Nursing at Norwich University. As an Adult Nurse Practitioner, she also practices at the GoodHEALTH/Community Health Center of Burlington practice in South Burlington, Vermont focusing on the treatment of obesity and related chronic diseases. She has lectured in healthcare leadership and policy at the University of Vermont and Northeastern University and has consulted on patient centered and clinical excellence practice innovations. These include establishing an Intensive Behavioral Treatment for Obesity program, developing a nurse practitioner residency program for retail health in collaboration with Northeastern University, consulting on Patient Centered Medical Home transformations, wellness initiatives and on-line nursing education innovations. She holds an AD in Nursing from the University of Vermont, BSN from University of Washington, MSN from Simmons College and DNP from Northeastern University. She also holds a JD from New England School of Law and is a Fellow with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She previously practiced at Massachusetts General Hospital and held positions of Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner under Governor Douglas in the State of Vermont, Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer for CVS Minute Clinics and Director of Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Direct Entry Graduate online programs at Northeastern University. She was past Vice President for the Vermont Nurse Practitioner Association and served on the policy and research committees. She currently serves on the Vermont Board of Nursing, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse sub-committee and is the current Board President of Lund, an organization dedicated to helping families thrive with programs aimed at breaking the cycles of poverty, violence and addiction. Paulette also volunteers internationally leading nursing and nurse practitioner students on community health care brigades delivering care to impoverished villages in Nicaragua. Paulette currently resides in South Burlington, Vt.
Marilyn B. White

Marilyn B. White

Marilyn B. White is the president of the CVMC Auxiliary and has been an Information Desk Volunteer at Central Vermont Medical Center since 2007. She was voted Auxiliarian of Year in 2011 in recognition of her work as the coordinator of the 2010 Auxiliary Cookbook . Marilyn was employed in banking for 36 years at Chittenden Bank, retiring in 2001 as Assistant Vice President and Assistant Branch Manager.  Marilyn served on the CVHHH - Member of Board of Directors for several years and currently volunteers each fall for their flu clinics. She is a past member of Montpelier Kiwanis, serving several years as secretary. A resident of Montpelier area since 1958, Marilyn has been married  to her husband Donald for over 50 years and has two children, Christopher and Rosemarie, and two grandchildren, Justin and Ashley. She enjoys reading, crocheting, volunteering, being at the ocean and spending time with her dog, Bianca.