How can I connect?

If you are looking to connect with a thriving wellness community and endless partnerships to assist you in your wellness journey, then you are in the right place.  Employee Wellness is excited to announce several new additions through out the year.  Below, you will find multiple ways you can connect with the Employee Wellness program.  If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail us.

Monthly Newsletter

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Join our listserv to receive our monthly newsletter.  Each month we have exciting new opportunities launching.  The newsletter is a great way to stay informed about your Employee Wellness opportunities!

Wellness Ambassadors

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A Wellness Ambassador is a UVM faculty or staff member who is committed to promoting health and wellness in the workplace and act as a catalyst for culture change at UVM. Wellness Ambassadors play a vital role in supporting the promotion of health and wellbeing among the University of Vermont’s faculty and staff.  There are currently several vacancies where additional Wellness Ambassadors are needed. If you are interested in becoming a wellness ambassador, read the role description and apply!

Current Wellness Ambassadors


Justina Reichelt
Campus Recreation

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Lori Pinard
UVM Extension

College of Arts & Sciences

Robin Hopps

Nickie Fleury
Art and Art History

Libby Dunbar
CAS Dean's Office

Continuing and Distance Education

Christopher Willey
Continuing Education

Nichole Hathaway
Continuing Education

College of Engineering and Mathematical Science

Amanda Stemple
Student Services for Recruitment and Retention

College of Education and Social Services

Jean Evans
CESS Dean's Office

College of Nursing and Health Sciences  

Cara Feldman-Hunt
CNHS Dean’s Office

Janet Franz
CNHS Student Services

Mischka Rizzo


Bridget Baldwin

Lynda Ossola
Student Financial Services

Sondra Jewett
Student Financial Services

Enterprise Technology Services 

Rich Downing
Enterprise Application Service

Finance and Facilities

Christopher Butz

Caleb Gilbert
Custodial Services

Cindy Lee
VP Finance & Facilities

David Blatchly
Physical Plant Department

Laura Stasi
UVM Bookstore

Sharon Bergeron
Financial Reporting & Accounting Services

Grossman School of Business

Jen O’Donnell
Grossman School of Business

Honors College

Simone Blaise-Glaunsigner
Honors College

Human Resources Services

Britta MacAlpine
Human Resource Services

Greg Paradiso
Human Resource Services

Larner College of Medicine

Amanda Broder
Office of Medical Education

Amy Gilman
Office of Clinical Trials Research

Kiersten Hallquist
Office of Medical Education

Lindsey Hullfish
Technology Services

Maddie Mank
Medicine - Pulmonary

Melanie Sestokas



Sandra Aldrich
Dana Medical Library


Bethany Wolfe
VP Operations & Public Safety


Angie Leahey
Sponsored Project Adminstration

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (Vacancy)


Student Affairs

Jackie Hayes
Center for Health & Wellbeing

Lisa Susslin
Career Center