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.  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 news and updates about Employee Wellness programs and our monthly newsletter.  Each month we have exciting new opportunities launching.  Joining the listserv email group 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 acts 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

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

Mischka Rizzo

Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

Paul Suk-Hyun Yoon
Senior Advisor for Inclusive Excellence


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

Cara Hancy
Human Resource Services - UVM Employee Wellness Coordinator 

Greg Paradiso
Human Resource Services


Larner College of Medicine

Amy Gilman
Office of Clinical Trials Research

Kiersten Hallquist
Office of Medical Education

Lindsey Hullfish
Technology Services

Maddie Mank
Medicine – Pulmonary

Melanie Sestokas

Janet Franz
COM Public Relations

Kathryn Raymond
Department of Surgery-Event Coordinator


Sandra Aldrich
Dana Medical Library

Professional And Continuing Education (PACE)

Nichole Hathaway
Continuing Education

President Office

Amanda Broder
Department of Communications

Bethany Wolfe
VP Operations

Provost Office

Lori Desotell
Executive Assistant to the Provost and Senior Vice President


Angie Leahey
Sponsored Project Administration

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

Sarah Warren
HR Coordinator

Brittany LeBeau
Student Services/Professional Academic Advisor

Student Affairs

Elliot Ruggles
Center for Health & Wellbeing


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