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Contact our board of directors.

Our two main numbers -- 802.223.6375 and 800.649.6375 -- will  be answered during normal business hours. Below, however, find your headquarters' staff direct dial numbers. Have a quick question? Email us here.  To email a Vermont-NEA employee directly, use the first letter of their first name followed by their last name then

For assistance with general employment matters, contract negotiations, grievance
handling, and local Association organizing, or for information about legal assistance,
call your UniServ Director...

Norman Bartlett,  Southern Vermont home office: 802.387.2237

Sean Leach,  Chittenden 802.224.2405

Stuart Russo-Savage,  Central Vermont 802.224.2413

Suzanne Dirmaier,  Northwestern Vermont 802.224.2406

Matthew Polk,  Northeast Kingdom 802.224.2407

Sam Froiland,  Addison-Rutland 802.224.2419

Robert Raskevitz,  Upper Valley 802.224.2404

For legal assistance in job-related matters (Attorneys only take cases referred to them by a UniServ Director)...

Wanda Otero-Weaver, General Counsel (please call your UniServ Director, attorneys only take cases refered to them by a UniServ Director)

Rebecca McBroom, Legal Counsel (please call your UniServ Director, attorneys only take cases refered to them by a UniServ Director)

For assistance with communications...

Darren Allen, Communications Director 802.224.2403

For assistance with member benefits, insurance and retirement investments...

Mark Hage, Member Benefits Director 802.224.2420

For assistance with professional development, licensing, National Board Certification...

Julie Longchamp, Professional Programs Director 802.224.2421
You may schedule a meeting here. 

For assistance with organizing and political action...

Colin Robinson, Political Organizer, 802.224.2410

For assistance with organizing and membership recruitment...

Lara Slesar, Organizer 802.224.2423

Joe Moore, Organizer / UniServ Director 802.224.2424

For information about dues collection and membership records...

Jean Jarrett, Membership/Accounting 802.224.2412

Mary Graves, Business Manager 802.224.2418

To reach the Association President and Executive Director...

President: Don Tinney  802.224.2402

Executive Director: Jeff Fannon  802.224.2414

For general inquiries, contact a Vermont-NEA Administrative Assistant...

Kristie Ferguson, Executive Assistant 802.224.2409

Erin Green, Administrative Assistant 802.224.2411

Carrie Emerson, Administrative Assistant 802.224.2408

Bre Wilkins, Administrative Assistant 802.224.2401

For information about professional licenses...

Standards Board for Professional Educators 802.828.2444


For information about teacher retirement...

State Teachers’ Retirement System 802.828.2305

toll free: 1.800.642.3191

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