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 @vtnea.org
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...
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
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