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Vermont Law School Board of Trustees:


  • Edward C. Mattes '83, Chair; Co-founder and CEO Avant Garde Therapeutics and Technologies LLC, Tuxedo Park, N.Y.
  • Marc Mihaly, (Trustee Ex-Officio), Vermont Law School President, Dean, and Professor of Law, South Royalton, Vt.
  • Perez Ehrich, Vice Chair; Principal, Hemmings Mustang Market & Tech Guides, Bennington, Vt.
  • Christopher Dutton, Secretary; President and CEO, Vermont Electric Power Company, Rutland, Vt.
  • Frances E. Yates, PhD, Treasurer, Camden, Maine


  • Richard E. Ayres, Principal, Ayres Law Group, Washington, D.C.
  • Edna Baugh '83, Partner, Stephens & Baugh, LLC, Maplewood, N.J.
  • Randolph D. Brock III, State Senator, State of Vermont, St. Albans, Vt.
  • James Clemons '91, Shareholder, Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer, Montpelier, Vt.
  • Colleen Connor '85, Manager and Counsel, Transaction-Environmental Protection, General Electric Company, Fairfield, Conn.
  • E. Whitney Debevoise, Partner,  Arnold & Porter LLP, Chevy Case, Md.
  • Robert Fiske, Jr., Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York, N.Y.
  • Michele S. Gatto, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, National Life Group, Montpelier, Vt.
  • Sheppard Guryan, Managing Member, Lasser Hochman, LLC, Roseland, N.J.
  • The Honorable Peter W. Hall, United States Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Rutland, Vt.
  • James Hanson III '83, President and CEO, Hampshire Real Estate Company, Morristown, N.J.
  • Randy A. Hertz, Vice Dean and Director, Clinical and Advocacy Programs, New York University School of Law, New York, N.Y.
  • Jason Hutt '98 (Alumni Trustee), Partner, Bracewell & Guiliani LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Gerard Jones, former Partner, Richards & O'Neil, L.L.P. in New York, Woodstock, Vt.
  • William Lytton, Senior Counsel (retired), Dechert LLP, New Canaan, Conn.
  • Mathew Matule, '94, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Boston, Mass.
  • George C. McKann, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Chicago, Ill.
  • Kevin Mendik ‘87, Environmental Protection Specialist, National Park Service, Boston, Mass.
  • Anne Debevoise Ostby '88, Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance, Dagmar, Mont.
  • Ashley Stetser
  • Mark Sciarrotta '96 (Alumni Trustee), Senior Counsel, Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. Rutland, Vt.
  • Charles E. "Rick" Shafer '77, Of Counsel, Riehlmam Shafer & Shafer, Tully, N.Y., President, Green Lake Associates, Tully, N.Y.
  • Robert Taisey, Partner, Holland & Knight, New York, N.Y.
  • Karen White '14, Vermont Law School Student Trustee, South Royalton, Vt.
  • Mary G. Wilson, Partner, Health Law Department, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, Chicago, Ill.

Staff and Faculty Representatives to the Board of Trustees:

  • Pamela Stephens, Vermont Law School Faculty Representative; Professor of Law
  • Kory Hirak, Vermont Law School Staff Representative; Technology Competency Manager

Trustees Emeriti:

Vermont Law School Administration:

  • Marc Mihaly, President, Dean, and Professor of Law
  • Abby Armstrong '84, Director of Career Counseling
  • Lorraine Atwood, Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Margaret Barry, Associate Dean for Clinical and Experiential Programs and Visiting Professor of Law
  • Matt Carluzzo, Director of the Academic Success Program and Assistant Professor of Law
  • Christine Cimini, Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development, Director of JD Externship Programs, and Professor of Law
  • Kimberly Evans, Special Assistant to the President and Dean
  • Stephanie Farrior, Director of the International and Comparative Law Programs and Professor of Law
  • Jackie Gardina, Vice Dean for Faculty and Professor of Law
  • Peter Glenshaw, Director of Communications
  • Cheryl Hanna, VP for Enrollment Management and External Affairs and Professor of Law
  • Diane Hayes, Director of Human Resources
  • Shirley Jefferson '86, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Diversity
  • Gregory Johnson, Director of the Legal Writing Program and Professor of Law
  • Sally Kelley, Director of Financial Aid
  • Siu Tip Lam, Program Director, U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law
  • Mark Latham, Deputy Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
  • Anne Mansfield Linehan, Associate Director of the Environmental Law Center
  • Beth Locker, Associate Director of Career Services
  • Laurie Martin, Director of Foundation and Government Relations
  • James C. May, Director of the South Royalton Legal Clinic and Professor of Law
  • Patty McIlvaine, Associate Director of Advancement Operations
  • John Miller '09, Associate Director of Admissions
  • Janet E. Milne, Director of the Environmental Tax Policy Institute and Professor of Law
  • Maureen Moriarty, Director of Academic Procedures and Registrar
  • Sean Nolon, Director of the Dispute Resolution Program and Associate Professor of Law
  • Jim Ouellette, Comptroller
  • Patrick A. Parenteau, Senior Counsel to the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic and Associate Professor of Law
  • Rebecca Purdom, Director of Distance Learning, Associate Dean for Innovation and New Programs, and Associate Professor of Law
  • Laurie Ristino, Director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems and Professor of Law
  • Douglas Ruley, Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic and Professor of Law
  • Melissa Scanlan, Associate Dean of the Environmental Law Program, Director of the Environmental Law Center, and Associate Professor of Law
  • Adrienne Soler, Associate Director, E-Learning
  • Jack Tuholske, Director of the Water and Justice Program and Visiting Professor of Law
  • Jessica West, Director of the General Practice Program and Professor of Law
  • Ariel Wiegard, Director of Development and Alumni Relations
  • Stephanie Willbanks, Vice Dean for Academic and Administrative Affairs and Professor of Law

Vermont Law School Library Administration:

  • Cynthia Lewis, Director of the Julien and Virginia Cornell Library and Lawyer Librarian
  • Jane Woldow, Associate Director of the Julien and Virginia Cornell Library and Lawyer Librarian

Advisory Board Committees: