Leadership Council

The Foundation Leadership Council provides volunteer leadership to the Foundation and University through their philanthropy, service, skills, networking, knowledge and strategic business acumen. The council was established to provide a platform to engage the institution’s most passionate, influential, and accomplished alumni and friends. Council members are chosen as a result of their previous philanthropic involvement and interest in advancing the University of Vermont, are asked to attend at least one Foundation Leader­ship Council meeting per year, and are elected to five-year terms that are renewable without limit for ad­ditional five-year terms.

J. Richard Abraham ’77
President, OSG Doors
Pittsburgh, Pa.

Richard Ader ’63
Managing Partner, U.S. Realty Advisors
New York, N.Y.

Dr. James Aiken G’70
Retired CEO, Keystone Symposia
Pittsboro, N.C.

Tom Amidon ’61
Stowe, Vt.

Max Ansbacher ’57
President, Ansbacher Investments
New York, N.Y.

David Aronoff ’86
General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Newton, Mass.

Kathy Battistoni G’85
Partner, KB Partners, LLC.
Duxbury, Mass.

Otto Berkes G’89
Chief Technology Officer
CA Technologies, Inc.
New York, N.Y.

Dr. James Betts ’69, MD’73
Physician, Children’s Hospital Oakland
Alameda, Cali.

Charles Black ’82
Senior Vice President, Fidelity Investments
Southborough, Mass.

Frank Bolden ’63
Retired, Johnson & Johnson
Berkeley Heights, N.J.

Robert Brennan ’83
Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance, LLC
Chappaqua, N.Y.

Dr. Alan Bullock ’67
Physician, Baystate Orthopedics
Longmeadow, Mass.

Dan Burack ’55, HON ’08
Chairman, Burack Investments
Harrison, N.Y.

Brooks Buxton ’56
Owner, Buxton Mideast, Inc.
Jericho, Vt.

Michael Carpenter P’09
CEO, Ally Financial
Greenwich, Conn.

William Cimonetti ’59
Retired, General Electric Foundation
South Burlington, Vt.

Meghan Cioffi ’91
New Canaan, Conn.

Robert F. Cioffi ’90
Venture Partner, Alerion Partners
New Canaan, Conn.

Michele Cohen ’72
Retired, Cohen & Steers Capital Management
New York, N.Y.

Ed Colodny
Retired, USAir, Inc.
Burlington, Vt.

Maureen Dibble ’88
Concord, Mass.

Mary Jane Dickerson
Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont
Jericho, Vt.

Barbara Fiddler ‘62
Retired, Public Relations/Marketing
Durango, Colo.

Megan Flanigan ’84
Purchase, N.Y.

Louise Foley ’65
Retired, Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc.
Fort Meyers, Fla.

John Frank ’79
Chairman, Sidney Frank Import Co.
Greenwich, Conn.

John Gans ’84
Managing Director, Credit Suisse First Boston
New York, N.Y.

David Godkin ‘77
Attorney, Birnbaum & Godkin LLP
West Roxbury, Mass.

John Gould M.D.’64
Orthopedic Surgeon, UAB Orthopaedics
Birmingham, Ala.

Steven Grossman ’61
Grossman Family Foundation
New York, N.Y.

Grant Gund ’91
Managing Partner, Coppermine Capital
Weston, Mass.

Zack Gund ’93
Managing Partner, Coppermine Capital
Concord, Mass.

Mary Ellen Guzewicz ’73
Senior Vice President, Iridian Asset Management, LLC
Westport, Conn.

David Haas '63
DRH Associates
Pound Ridge, N.Y.

John Healey M.D.’78
Chief Orthopedic Surgeon, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, N.Y.

James Hebert MD’77
Physician, FAHC/University of Vermont
Charlotte, Vt.

Susan Higgins ‘85
Minneapolis, Minn.

Matthew Hoffman ‘99
Vice President, Hoffman Enterprises
West Hartford, Conn.

Judy Holmes ’76
Owner, GuSStuff U.S.A.
Seal Harbor, Maine

John Hilton ’68
Retired, Bessemer Trust Company
Coral Gables, Fla.

Vito Imbasciani M.D.’85
Urologist, Southern California Permanente Medical
Los Angeles, Calif.

Steve Ifshin ’58
Chairman, DLC Management Corporation
New York, N.Y.

Eugene Kalkin ’50, HON ’98
Owner, Kalkin & Company
Bernardsville, N.J.

Joan Kalkin
Retired, Kalkin & Company
Bernardsville, N.J.

Jim Keller ’72
Owner, Green Mountain Business Consultants
Gig Harbor, Wash.

Dr. Edward Krawitt
Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont
Shelburne, Vt.

Daniel Lehan ‘88
Partner & COO, Adage Capital Management, L.P.
Westwood, Mass.

Victor Livingstone ’87
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
South Hamilton, Mass.

Stephen Malshuk ‘74
General Counsel, Emerald Services, Inc.
Seattle, Wash.

Don McCree ’83
Retired, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Rye, N.Y.

Pamela McDermott ’73
President, McDermott Ventures, LLC
Hingham, Mass.

William Meezan ’67, HON ’13
Professor, Fordham University
New York, N.Y.

Karen Meyer ’70
Founder, KNM Connects, LLC
Colchester, Vt.

Peter Meyer ’69
Owner, Lost Cove Yachting
Colchester, Vt.

A. Rees Midgley ’55, MD’58
Chairman and Founder of vCases
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Wolfgang Mieder
Professor, University of Vermont
Williston, Vt.

Julie Simon Munro ’86
Larkspur, Cali.

Jeff Newton ’79
Managing Director, Gemini Investors
Concord, Mass.

Jacqueline Noonan MD ’54
Retired, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Ky.

Carroll “Bud” Ockert ’57
Retired, U.S. Army Colonel
Shelburne, Vt.

Richard Scott Perkin ’03
CEO, Gells, Inc.
Southport, Conn.

Alice Plante ‘16
Mountain Lakes, N.J.

Cristiana Quinn ’84
President, College Admission Advisors, LLC
Providence, R.I.

Mimi Reardon MD’67
Director, UVM College of Medicine
Williston, Vt.

Anthony Reilly ‘89
CEO, School of Rock Connecticut
New York, N.Y.

H. David Reines MD’72
Physician, Inova Fairfax Hospital
Washington, D.C.

William F. Ruprecht '80
President and CEO, Sotheby’s
Greenwich, Conn.

Steve Schlesinger ’83
CEO, Schlesinger Associates
Summit, N.J.

Diane Seder ’74
Executive Vice President, Milwaukee Valve Company, Inc.
Middleton, Wis.

Ruth Seeler ’58, MD’62
Retired, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Ill.

Scott Segal ’77
Attorney, Segal Law Firm
Charleston, W.V.

Jay Selcow ’55, MD ’59
Retired, Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Asthma & Allergy Center
Savannah, Ga.

Claudia Serwer ’67
Retired Foreign Service Officer
U.S. Department of State
New York, N.Y.

Bill Shean ’79
Managing Director, Sharpridge Capital Management
Winchester, Mass.

Jack Silver ’64
President, Siar Capital
New York, N.Y.

David Spector ’56
President, Little Pond Management
New York, N.Y.

Cassandra Stellos-Malvers ‘84
General Partner, Stellos Family Investments
Chelmsford, Mass.

William Street MD’59
Retired, Goddard Memorial Hospital and Guardian Anesthesia, Inc.
North Easton, Mass.

Robert Taisey ’50
Senior Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
New York, N.Y.

John Tampas ’51, MD’54
Retired, FAHC/University of Vermont
Colchester, Vt.

Art Tauber ’58
Founder & Chairman, Avanti Linens, Inc.
Livingston, N.J.

Arthur Carl Tauck, III, ‘76
Managing Partner, Sheldrake Point Vineyard, LLC
Ithaca, N.Y.

James Vayda M.D.’87
Physician, Christie Regional Mecical Center
Wichita, Kansas

Judy Vinson ’75
CEO, Lyme Computer Systems
Pompano Beach, Fla.

H. Whitney Wagner ‘78
CEO, Clear Brook Advisors, Inc.
Boston, Mass.

Kenneth Wormser ’78
Managing Partner, Greens Ledge Capital Markets
Demarest, N.J.

Robert Young
Retired, Central Vermont Public Serv. Corp.
Proctor, Vt.

Charles Zabriskie ’53
The Holland Society of New York
Wellesley Hills, Mass.