Board of Directors

The Special Olympics Vermont Board of Directors is comprised of business and sports leaders, SOVT athletes, family members, educators, and experts in intellectual disabilities.


Jim Godfrey, Chair
Tyler, Simms & St. Sauveur

Julie Atwood, Treasurer
Seventh Generation

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Secretary
Monaghan Safar Ducham PLLC


Meredith Ackel
Champlain Investment Partners

Michele Asch

Ken Ballard

Don Benasich

Dr. Stephen Contompasis
University of Vermont

Robert Corran

Bethany Dubuque
People’s United Bank

Kelly Griffin
University of Vermont Medical Center

Jennifer Haggerty
TD Bank

Kendra Kenney
Donahue & Associates

Jay Lafayette
Athlete Representative

Virginia Merriam
State of Vermont, Office of the Attorney General

Melinda Moulton
Main Street Landing

Kyle Nichols
Northfield Investment Services

Kevin Plette
Burlington School District

Ashley Sandy

Bruce Schrack
VRS Disability Management

Bobby Torney
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Nicole Villemarie
Athlete Representative

Andy Weinberg
Castleton University

For information on becoming an SOVT Board member, please contact Lisa DeNatale.