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Foundation 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
President & CEO, Keystone Symposia
Silverthrone, Co.
Tom Amidon ’61
Attorney
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
Vice President, North Highland Company
Duxbury, Mass.
George Bemis, Jr. MD ’60
Physician
Lakeville, Minn.
Otto Berkes G’89
Executive Vice President of Technology, Home Box Office, 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.
Donald Capra ’59, MD 63’
Retired, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma City, Okla.
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.
Ruth Engs-Franz ’61
Retired Professor, Indiana University School of Public Health
Bloomington, Ind.
Megan Flanigan ’84
Greenwich, Conn.
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.
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.

James Hebert MD’77
Physician, FAHC/University of Vermont
Charlotte, Vt.
Judy Holmes ’76
Owner, GuSStuff U.S.A.
Seal Harbor, Maine
John Hilton ’68
Retired, Bessemer Trust Company
Coral Gables, Fla.
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.
Victor Livingstone ’87
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
South Hamilton, Mass.
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
President, NotABook Publishing, Inc.
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
Director of Athletic Giving, Fairfield University
Southport, Conn.
Cristiana Quinn ’84
President, College Admission Advisors, LLC
Providence, R.I.
Mimi Reardon MD’67
Director, UVM College of Medicine
Williston, Vt.
H. David Reines MD’72
Physician, Inova Fairfax Hospital
Washington, D.C.
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
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.
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.
Judy Vinson ’75
Pompano Beach, Fla.
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.