BOARD OF DIRECTORS

officers

CHAIRMAN

Don Morrill

Don is a 1983 graduate of Spaulding High School. After graduating from Spaulding, Don attended the University of Vermont graduating in 1987 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Finance. Don started his career in 1988 as a Commercial Lines Underwriter for Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Don worked for Union Mutual until 2004, with his final role being the Director of Product Development and Regulatory Affairs. Since its inception in 2004, Don has held the role of Multi-Line Program Manager at VSBIT. Don is also an active member of the Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council. Don resides in Barre Town, his son Zach attends Lyndon State College and his son Josh attends Spaulding High School.

Vice - chairman

sarah child

Sarah is a 1986 graduate of U-32 high school. Following high school she attended Roger Williams University where she earned a bachelor's degree in Communication. She has spent the past 16 years working in healthcare administration at Central Vermont Medical Center and the University of Vermont Medical Center. Prior to that she worked in higher education as an Admissions Counselor at Norwich University and Champlain College. Sarah is also active with Vermont AHEC ( Area Health Education Centers) having served on the Northeast board and coordinates summer shadow experiences for their MedQest camps. Sarah lives in Barre Town with her husband Scott and her two sons, Keenan and Camden.  Keenan attends Utica College and Camden attends Spaulding High School.

 

Treasurer

cris benoit

Cris is a 1986  Spaulding High School graduate. Following high school Cris began working at Northfield Savings Bank and is currently the Item Processing Manager at their Berlin Facility . Cris has been in her current position for 19 years. Previously she filled positions on the front line of the bank which included Teller, Head Teller & Customer Service Representative. She was recently recognized for 30 years of service at Northfield Savings Bank. Born and raised in Vermont; Cris currently lives in Barre with her husband Todd and their two children Brooke and Cole. Cris is an active member of the Barre Elks Lodge Post #1535.

board members

chris cadorette

Chris Cadorette is a 2000 graduate of U-32 high school. He started his volunteer career while attending Norwich University where he was the Organizational Administrator for a Special Olympics Vermont basketball tournament. Chris has also been a Snowshoeing coach for SVT and participated in the Winter co-ed softball tournament for the past 11 years as a co-captain of the “We Freeze Ours!!!” team. Chris works for the State of Vermont, in the Department of Human Resources as a Training and Engagement Specialist. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Norwich University in Physical Education as well as a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Chris has a passion for sharing knowledge, and a drive to help people find the best in themselves. In addition to being on the Freezing Fun for Families Board of Directors, Chris is currently the Vice President of the Calais Elementary School PTNO, a member of the Vermont Red Cross Disaster Alert Team in Berlin, a Varsity football coach at U-32, and the President of the Central Vermont Mini Raiders NFL Play 60 Flag football team. Chris lives in Calais with his wife Laine, and 3 daughters: Rhys, Hunter and Magda.

adam fourtune

Adam is a 1998 graduate of Rutland High School.  He attended Castleton State College and obtained a BA in Criminal Justice. Upon receiving his Criminal Justice Degree, Adam worked as a residential counselor for several years before returning to school to pursue his Masters in Social Work.  Adam received his Masters in Social Work in 2009. After receiving his Masters Degree, Adam took a position with the State of Vermont as a Child Protection Social Worker with the Department of Children and Families.  In 2014, Adam left his position with the State of Vermont to take a position at University of Vermont Medical Center as the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Social Worker. Adam works first hand with Vermont families with children battling cancer. Helping them to gain the financial and family resources that they will need to help them through such trying times.  Adam lives in Georgia, VT with his wife Holly and two children Evan and Lane.

chad hewitt

Chad graduated from Chelsea High School in 1988 and then Castleton State College (now University) in 1992 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.  He began working as a staff accountant at Sullivan, Powers and Company in Montpelier, VT directly out of college.  Chad obtained his CPA license in 1995, becoming a partner of the firm in 2002.  Chad provides accounting and auditing services to Municipal and Non–Profit clients as well as Tax planning and preparation services to individuals and closely held businesses.  Chad is very active as the treasurer of the VT Mountaineers, a local non-profit collegiate baseball team. He is also the treasurer of the Roberts- Gould Athletic Field Fund in Chelsea where he plays baseball each Sunday during the summer. Chad lives in Barre Town with his children Madison and Cooper.