Board of Trustees Members

Barnhart, Cynthia (Vice Chair)

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2026

Committees:
ad hoc Labor Advisory Group (leader); Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Executive Committee (vice chair); University of Vermont Board

Bartholomew, John L.

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2023

Committees:
ad hoc Labor Advisory Group; Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Vermont Agricultural College Board (secretary)

Berkes, Otto G.

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2024

Committees:
Audit Committee; Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; University of Vermont Board (vice chair)

Brengle, Susan M.

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2028

Committees:
Budget, Finance & Investment Committee; Investment Subcommittee; University of Vermont Board

Brennan, Robert P., Jr.

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2024

Committees:
Bond Work Group (leader); Budget, Finance & Investment Committee; Committee on Board Governance; Investment Subcommittee (chair); University of Vermont Board

Christie, Kevin "Coach"

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2025

Committees:
Budget, Finance & Investment Committee; Vermont Agricultural College Board

Cioffi, Frank J.

Gubernatorial Trustee
Term: March 2023

Committees:
Annual Review Subcommittee; Board Governance Work Group (leader); Committee on Board Governance (chair); Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Executive Committee; Presidential Housing Work Group

Dineen, John M.

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2026

Committees:
ad hoc Labor Advisory Group; Budget, Finance & Investment Committee (vice chair); University of Vermont Board (secretary)

Donovan, Johannah Leddy (Secretary)

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2023

Committees:
Committee on Board Governance; Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Executive Committee; Presidential Housing Work Group; Vermont Agricultural College Board

Dwyer, Carolyn K.

Gubernatorial Trustee
Term: March 2025

Committees:
Board Governance Work Group; Committee on Board Governance (vice chair); Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee (chair); Executive Committee

Garimella, Suresh V. (President)

Term: ex officio

Committees:
ad hoc Labor Advisory Group; Budget, Finance & Investment Committee; Committee on Board Governance; Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Executive Committee

Goldstein, Jodi H.

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2024

Committees:
Annual Review Subcommittee (vice chair); Audit Committee (vice chair); Committee on Board Governance; Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee (vice chair); University of Vermont Board (chair)

Jerome, Stephanie

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2027

Committees:
Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Vermont Agricultural College Board

Kalra, Kisha

Student Trustee
Term: March 2023

Committees:
Audit Committee; Committee on Board Governance; Budget, Finance & Investment Committee

Lumbra, Ron E. (Chair)

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2028

Committees:
Annual Review Subcommittee (chair); Board Governance Work Group (ex-officio); Executive Committee (chair); Presidential Housing Work Group (leader); University of Vermont Board

McCree, Donald H.

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2026

Committees:
Bond Work Group; Budget, Finance & Investment Committee (chair); Executive Committee; Investment Subcommittee (vice chair); University of Vermont Board

Nguyen, Kenny

Student Trustee
Term: March 2024

Committees:
Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee

Ode, Carol B.

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2025

Committees:
Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Vermont Agricultural College Board (chair)

Pagano, Ed

Gubernatorial Trustee
Term: March 2027

Committees:
Annual Review Subcommittee; Audit Committee; Budget, Finance & Investment Committee

Pisanelli, Kristina, M.

Self-Perpetuating Trustee
Term: March 2028

Committees:
Audit Committee; Committee on Board Governance; Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; University of Vermont Board

Rogers, Lucy, E.

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2027

Committees:
Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Vermont Agricultural College Board

Scott, Phil

Governor of Vermont
Term: ex officio

Smith, Shapleigh, Jr.

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2023

Committees:
ad hoc Labor Advisory Group; Audit Committee (chair); Board Governance Work Group; Budget, Finance & Investment Committee; Executive Committee; UVM/UVMC Joint Strategic Planning Group; Vermont Agricultural College Board (vice chair)

Toll, Catherine "Kitty"

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2027

Committees:
Audit; Bond Work Group; Budget, Finance & Investment Committee; Vermont Agricultural College Board

Young, Samuel R.

Legislative Trustee
Term: March 2025

Committees:
Educational Policy & Institutional Resources Committee; Presidential Housing Work Group; Vermont Agricultural College Board