CVHHH Welcomes New Board Members at Annual Meeting

CVHHH welcomed four central Vermonters to its board of directors at the 2019 Annual Meeting. These individuals will serve two-year terms.

Alan Rubel

Alan is the owner of Visions of Success, a printing and promotional-products company. Alan sits on the board of directors of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame and is actively involved with the Vermont Senior Games Association, a committee of the VT Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sport. Alan has previously served as board president for Beth Jacob Synagogue in Montpelier, as Barre City alderman, and Barre Town school board member. He is a five-time gold medalist in the Vermont Senior Games throwing javelin. Alan has authored two books and was the caregiver for his longtime partner and for his father. He attended Champlain College and McGill University. Alan has five children and 14 grandchildren and lives in Barre City.

Mary Kate Mohlman

Mary Kate is a Health Services Researcher in the Blueprint for Health program, a role she returned to after serving as Vermont’s Director of Health Care Reform in the Agency of Human Services. Before joining the Blueprint, Mary Kate worked at the Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center on modeling the effects of tobacco control policies on smoking-related morbidity and mortality rates. She holds a Ph.D. in Global Infectious Disease and a Masters in Science from Georgetown University. Mary Kate has published papers in Maternal and Child Health, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, and Population Health Management, among others. Previously, Mary Kate worked for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy as a member of the Senator’s Judiciary Committee Staff. She resides with her husband and two children in Montpelier.

Martha R. Rainville, DC

Martha is an academic coordinator at the Community College of Vermont in Montpelier, where she is also the advisor for Allied Health, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, and the STEM studies degree programs. Martha holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic from the New York Chiropractic College and a Dental Hygiene degree from the University of Vermont, and she is completing her Masters of Education at Northern Vermont University at Lyndon. Martha grew up on a dairy farm in Franklin, VT, and is the youngest of twlve children. Her son is in the Coast Guard and is stationed at Fort Wadsworth in New York. She lives in Barre City with her wife and enjoys outdoor activity and spending time with her dogs and family.

Debbie Kerin

Debbie was born and raised in central Vermont and attended Spaulding High School. For the past 40 years, Debbie has worked at Northfield Savings Bank. Currently, she is the Vice President of Community Banking at NSBVT in Barre. Debbie is active as a volunteer in her community, including with Barre Youth Sports and the Barre Basketball Tournament Committee. “I understand the importance of volunteering to help non-profit organizations thrive,” she says. Debbie lives in Barre with her husband Phil and has two children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and cheering on the New England Patriots.

We would like to thank the following individuals, who stepped down from our board of directors at the meeting. Thank you for your service Megan Cicio, Gloria Rice, Alison White, and David Zahn.