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. Sarah 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 Vermont Technical College and Camden is a at the University of New Hampshire.



Judy Emmons

Judy graduated from Spaulding High School in 1991 and from Trinity College of Vermont in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration and Accounting.  She began working at National Life Group upon graduation.  Judy has held various positions, ranging from Investor Service representative, Portfolio Accountant, Money Market Investor, Portfolio Analyst, and Cash Manager.  Judy received her Life Office Management Association designation in 2001 and her MBA in 2006 from the University of Phoenix.  Judy resides in Barre Town with her husband Jeremy and their two children, Jarrod, a Freshman at Wentworth University and Jaylynn, a Junior at Spaulding High School. Judy's daughter, Jaylynn, recently lead a fundraising effort with the Spaulding High School field hockey team to raise $420 for Freezing Fun For Families, Konner Drury Fund.


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.


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 two children Brooke, at Senior at the University of Vermont and Cole, a Freshman at Spaulding High School. Cris is an active member of the Barre Elks Lodge Post #1535.


Julia Connor

Julia is the Pediatric  Oncology Social Worker at Vermont Children's hospital. Julia is one of the first people families meet when their child has been diagnosed with cancer. Julia works with families to determine what their biggest challenges will be and looks for ways to help families navigate those challenges. We are delighted to first-hand knowledge and expertise as part of our organization.

Executive Director

Corey P. Touchette

Born in Connecticut, Corey attended High School across the southeast, finally resettling within his deep Vermont roots. Strong family ties to Central Vermont and a drive to offer needed support to families battling childhood cancer (Corey's sister Shannon lost her battle with childhood cancer at the age of 9) led him to take the reigns of Freezing Fun For Families. His career began as a Technician for Bell Atlantic and led him to advocate as a union steward and contract negotiator for the IBEW. Corey received his degree in communications in 2006 from Vermont Technical College. He is currently the Assistant Director of Planned Giving at Norwich University. Corey resides in Barre, Vermont with his sons; Riley, a Freshman at Norwich University, Ethan, a Sophmore at Spaulding High School, Noah, Freshman at Spaulding High School, and Jack.

Board Members

Mark Browning

Mark Browning was born and raised in Barre Vermont. He attended Spaulding High School before heading off to college. Mark graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Business Administration and minors in Public Relations and Communications. During the final semester of his college career, he began Stone & Browning Property Management LLC with longtime friend Reuben Stone. Upon returning to Vermont he hit the ground running. S&B handles the day to day headaches of owning rental property by helping streamline the process. Their expertise and knowledge of real estate benefits their clients by maximizing the return on their investment.
Mark enjoys live music, playing music, and dancing to music. He also enjoys skiing, hiking, and going to music festivals. He lives in E. Montpelier with his girlfriend Quinn and puppy porter! Marks burning desire is to own a music venue/brewery! 

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 founded the “We Freeze Ours!!!” team, which has been a top tier donation collector in years past. Chris works for the State of Vermont, in the Department of Human Resources as a Human Resources Business Partner 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 President of the Calais Elementary School PTNO, a member of the Vermont Red Cross Disaster Alert Team in Berlin ( Chris recently returned from Red Cross support efforts in the Florida Keys), 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 4 daughters: Rhys, Hunter Magda, and Josie.

Reuben Stone

Reuben is a graduate of Spaulding High school. He attended the University of Southern Main where he graduated with a degree in Industrial Technology and dual concentrations in industrial management and electro-mechanical systems. His senior year he was presented with the William Hollis Moore award for outstanding senior in the field of technology. While in college he began Stone and Browning Property Management with longtime friend Mark Browning. They now manage 300+ apartments in the Central Vermont area and are well versed in their community. Reuben loves to golf, and hang out with friends. He lives in East Montpelier with his girlfriend of 7 years, Jenna Howard, and their dog Rugby!