Barre, VT – Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice (CVHHH) welcomed two Central Vermonters to its Board of Directors at the 2022 Annual Meeting in April. For a list of CVHHH’s current Board of Directors, visit www.cvhhh.org/leadership.
Connie Colman, RN, BSN, Med Connie’s background involves quality analysis and improvement aimed at enhancing health care outcomes. Before retiring she led quality efforts at CVHHH and at the state level. Connie facilitated CVHHH’s quality and clinical risk programs with focused initiatives in fall reduction, telemonitoring, infection control, and regulatory compliance. She has experience with accreditation surveys, strategic planning, resource prioritization, community partnerships, and change management. Prior to her nursing career she worked at Fletcher Allen Hospital as a medical social worker.
Connie currently serves on the CVMC Board of Trustees and the Board of Spruce Mountain Inn, a residential and transitional living program for young adults with mental health issues. In the past, she chaired The Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care, a peer review organization designated by the VT Legislature. She has served on the Mad River Valley Health Center Board and chaired The VNAs of VT Quality Committee. Connie is a past member of the Vermont Health Care Innovation Project’s Performance Measures Work Group. Connie enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, yoga, and trail building. She and her husband have two grown sons and are long-time residents of Warren, Vermont.
Fred Grubb Fred moved to Vermont in 1994 as a Director of Human Resources for Cabot Creamery and Agri-Mark. Shortly thereafter, he founded and maintained a successful national human resources consulting business focusing on labor relations, strategic planning, executive recruitment, and compensation. For the next 23 years, his clients included well known Fortune 500 firms and Vermont businesses and state government. He has a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College and a Master of Business Administration from Boston College.
Fred is retired and living in Barre, Vermont with his wife and their two dogs. He has been a dedicated Hospice volunteer since early 2018 and can often be found playing the ukulele and singing at local nursing homes in Central Vermont. He is also a member of CVHHH Board’s Finance Committee.
CVHHH would like to recognize three Central Vermonters – Alan Rubel, Ed Flanagan, and Mary Neville Hood – who retired from CVHHH’s Board of Directors in April.