Leadership & Financials

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors oversees the operations of the community mental health and developmental services for Bennington County. 

  • Robert Thompson, President 
  • Charles Letourneau, Vice President 
  • Nathaniel Marcoux, Treasurer 
  • William Baldwin, Secretary 
  • Joseph O’Dea, Counsel to the Board 
  • David Ballou 
  • Kristi Cross 
  • Joanna Mintzer 
  • Stephanie Mulligan 
  • Lee Romano 

Senior Leadership

The Senior Leadership team is a group of talented individuals who are dedicated to community improvement and passionate about the work they do. 

  • Lorna Mattern, Executive Director 
  • Leslie Addison, Director of Human Resources 
  • Dawn Danner, Director of Developmental Services 
  • Jill Doyle, Director of Finance 
  • Amy Fela, Director of Operations 
  • Jason Fleming, Director of Children, Youth, and Family Services 
  • Heidi French, Director of Community Relations and Development 
  • Julie Pagliccia, Director of Northshire Services 
  • Betsy Rathbun-Gunn, Director of Early Childhood Services 
  • Alya Reeve, MD, Medical Director 
  • Lori Vadakin, Director of Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Use Services 

Individuals Served by Program

Psychiatric and Crisis Services: 1050. Children, Youth and Family Services: 748. Substance Use Disorders: 334. Developmental Services: 300. Community Rehabilitation and Treatment: 181. Outpatient Mental Health: 1150.

Use of Funds by Program

Developmental Services: 40%. Community Programs: 32%. Children: 10%. Rehabilitation and Treatment for Mentally Ill: 8%. Adults: 5%. Emergency: 3%. Substance Abuse: 2%.

Budgeted Expenses for Fiscal 2020-21

Salaries 

$10,071,391  

Fringe Benefits 

$2,571,604  

Other Personnel Costs  

$4,253,911   

Operating Expenses 

$2,047,501  

Travel & Transportation 

$336,142 

Building Expenses 

$1,048,722  

Total Expenses 

$20,329,271 

Budgeted Income for Fiscal 2020-21

Medicaid 

$15,685,064 

Fees & 3rd Party Payments 

$459,555  

Vt. Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division 

$490,819 

Vt. Dept. of Mental Health 

$1,130,611  

Vt. Dept. of Developmental Services 

$103,619  

Other State Contracts 

$326,194 

Local Revenue 

$1,320,018  

Miscellaneous 

$813,391 

Total Revenue 

$20,329,271  

2021

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Annual Report