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Program & Events Committee

The VBSR Program Committee is open to all members!

The Program Committee works to plan effective, educational, and fun events throughout the year. The committee works closely with VBSR's Executive Director and Jacob Park, the Committee Chair and a member of the VBSR Board.

How to Join

As a VBSR member, you are welcome to join this committee. We look for these qualities in Committee members:

  • Interest in brainstorming member-to-member education,
  • Creative thinking and problem solving, and
  • Availability to attend monthly 1.5 hour meetings and do occasional work outside of meetings.

To join, please email RUSS ELEK or call (802) 862-8347.

What the Committee Does

Examples of topics covered during meetings includes:

  • Brainstorming content for annual conferences,
  • Discussing ideas for additional events,
  • Planning annual Get-Togethers.
Program & Events Committee Members

Name Company

Jacob Park, Chair

Green Mountain COllege


Jon Crystal

Vermont Employee Ownership Center


Mary Fillmore

Changing Work


Beth Gilpin

Beth Gilpin, HR Consulting


Michael Granger

Granger Real Estate


Jane Jones

Catamount Carpet Cleaning, Inc.


Julie Lineberger

LineSync Architecture


Tracey Maurer

University of Vermont


Alison Maynard

University of Vermont


Ralph Meima

Marlboro College Graduate School


Chris Miller

Ben & Jerry's


Chris Morrow

Northshire Bookstore


Sara Newmark

New Chapter


Jacob Park

Green Mountain College


Spence Putnam

Green Mountain College


Markey Read

Career Networks, Inc


Nora Rubinstein

Place/Space Associates


Merryn Rutledge

ReVisions LLC


Pat Sears

Spike Advertising


Judy Warriner Walke

Judy Warriner Walke Collaboration & Planning Consultant


Todd Walker

Progressive Asset Management


Annie Viets

Annie Viets, Ed.D. & Associates

Roger Wilken

Clear Solutions, Inc.

Champion Members!

Sponsor: All Earth Renewables Sponsor: Ben and Jerrys Sponsor: Dinse/Knapp/McAndrews Sponsor: Gardeners Supply Sponsor: Green Mountain Power Sponsor: Keurig Green Mountain Sponsor: Marketing Partners Sponsor: New Chapter Sponsor: NRG Systems Sponsor: Seventh Generation Sponsor: SunCommon Sponsor: Villanti & Sons, Printers, Inc. Sponsor: Vermont State Employees Credit Union