The Center for Financial Literacy would like to thank all of the Task Force members for the time and effort they gave to this important topic. Listed below are all the Task Force members and their committee assignments:


Task Force Chairman

Bob Allen
President & CEO, Windham Foundation


K-12 Committee Members:

Chair: Linda Tarr-Whelan
Consultant; former Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos; former Ambassador

Kevin Christie
Representative, Vermont Legislature, and Member, House Education Committee; Chair, Hartford School District Board

John Fischer
Deputy Secretary, Vermont Agency of Education

Daniel French
Superintendent, Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union

Keith Gerritt
Retired Principal, U-32 Middle and High School

Lisa Helme
Director, Financial Literacy & Communications, Vermont State Treasurer’s Office

Juliette Longchamp
Director, Professional Programs, Vermont-NEA

Art Woolf
Associate Professor, University of Vermont; President, Vermont Council on Economic Education


College Committee

Chair: Scott Giles
President & CEO, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Kelley Beckwith
Director, Academic Support Center, Castleton State College

Pamela Chisholm
Dean of Enrollment Services, Community College of Vermont

David Provost
Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration, Champlain College

John Ryan
Director of Institutional Research, University of Vermont 


Adult Committee

Chair: Bob Allen
President & CEO, Windham Foundation

Paul Dragon
Chief Administrator, Office of Economic Opportunity, Department for Children and Families, Vermont Agency of Human Services

Lisa Falcone
Working Bridges Project Director, United Way of Chittenden County

Susan Leonard
Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU)

Mary Niebling
Director, Community Economic Development, Capstone Community Action

Martha Reid
State Librarian, Vermont Department of Libraries

Sean Woodroffe
Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer, National Life Group


The work of the Task Force was managed by:

John Pelletier
Director, Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy