Shabnam Beth Nolan
Shabnam Beth NolanExecutive Director
Shabnam Beth Nolan started as Executive Director in October 2021 after serving for the ACLU VT and numerous child & family advocacy organizations.

Our Team

Staff Directory

To reach our team during office hours, call (802) 862-6736, or by email send to


Shabnam Beth Nolan, Executive Director
Dacia Ostlund, Associate Director
Kelli Shonter, Development Director
Frank Zavadil, Facilities Director

Daisy Culkins, Operations Manager

Early Education, Toddler & Preschool Programs

Stacy Weinberger, Early Education Director

Afterschool Excellence

Carrie Jacques, K-5th grade, Afterschool Excellence Director

Riley Brown, K-5th grade, Assistant Afterschool Excellence Director

Teen Program

Joe Ruggles, Teen Program Director

Yuol Herjok, Academic & Career Advocate

Volunteer & Community Outreach

Gabriella Tufo-Strouse, Director of Community Outreach