NFI Vermont Leadership

  • Chuck Myers, Ph.D – Executive Director
  • Cara Capparelli, MA – Clinical Director
  • Mary Williamson – Chief Financial Officer
  • Sandra Ziegler, BA – Residential Regional Director
  • Hannah Goguen, LCMHC- Regional Director of Schools
  • Amy Whittemore – Human Resources Manager
  • Kriss Lococo, LCMHC- Regional Director – Community Based Programs
  • John Allen, LCMHC- Assistant Regional Director- St. Albans Programs
  • Jen White, LICSW- Assistant Regional Director- Residential & Training
  • Anne Kneale, MA- Assistant Regional Director- Hospital Diversion

NFI Vermont Programs and Services

Community Based Programs

Program Contact Phone
Brattleboro Community Alternatives BCAP) Steve Drotts, Program Director 802-254-2558
Community Based Supports (CBS) Tracie Carlson, Program Director 802-658-0040
Crossroads Intensive Outpatient Programs Nicholas Grudev
Program Director of Adult IOP Services
Elizabeth Griswold
Co-Director, Crossroads Adolescent/ Transitional-Aged Youth (TAY) IOP
Michelle Kaczynski
Co-Director, Adolescent/ Transitional-Aged Youth (TAY) IOP
802-662-4332

802-662-4496

802-662-4468
Diagnostic Assessment Program (DAP) Tracie Carlson, Program Director 802-658-0040
Family Center Tina Bleau, Director of Outpatient Services
Dave Melnick, Co-Director of Outpatient Services
802-951-0450
St. Albans Community Alternatives (WRAP) Kristin Sheperd, Program Director 802-524-1700
St. Albans Children and Family Supports (CFS) Tracy Jones, Program Director 802-524-1700
St. Albans Post Permanence John Allen, Assistant Regional Director 802-497-8845
Foster Parent Support Services Jodie Clarke 802-658-0040

Educational Services:

Program Contact Phone
Arlington School Michelle Richard, Program Director 802-748-4424
Cornerstone School Jeanne Graham, Program Director 802-748-6282
East Meadow School Heather Perkins, Program Director 802-888-4151
Turning Points School Beth Brookes, Program Director 802-895-2541

Residential Services:

Program Contact Phone
Allenbrook Jennifer Snay, Program Director 802-658-1433
Brattleboro DBT Deborah Parsons, Program Manager 802-254-2298
Group Home Jennifer Heintz, Program Director 802-658-2441
Hospital Diversion Anne Kneale, Assistant Regional Director 802-658-2004
The Village House Sandra Ziegler, Regional Director 802-863-1561

NFI Vermont Board of Directors

  • Tom Rees – President 
  • Katie Sweeney – Treasurer 
  • Josh Vanbenthuysen – Secretary 
  • Paul Collins – Secretary
  • Gil Mathys – Secretary
  • Nancy Grossman 
  • Kelly Smith – Secretary
  • Peter Bingham, MD – Secretary
  • Phil MacVean-Brown – Secretary
  • Erin Chastenay