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
Susannah Kerest, Development 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

Teen Program

Joe Ruggles, Teen Program Director

Volunteer & Community Outreach

Gabriella Tufo-Strouse, Director of Community Outreach