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Committee Members

The Trust Committee members volunteer their time to ensure that funds are distributed to organizations that improve the health of our community. This group consists of volunteers that represent Rutland Regional Medical Center, Public Health, Medicine, Non-Profit Health agencies, Mental Health and Public Schools.

Bowse Health Trust Committee Members

  • Joan Gamble, Chair, Strategic Change Consultant
  • Victoria Young, Vice Chair
  • Mary M. Beerworth, MD, FACOG, Former Medical Director, Rutland Women’s Healthcare
  • Kate Bosnich, Executive Director, EPIC & Tapestry Programs, Rutland City Schools
  • Renee Bousquet, Vermont Department of Health
  • Claudio Fort, President, Rutland Regional Medical Center
  • Nanci Gordon, United Way of Vermont/VT 2-1-1
  • Caprice Hover, United Way of Rutland County
  • Doug Norford, LICSW, Director, Child & Family Services, Rutland Mental Health

The Rutland County Partnership for Health
Advisory Committee

The advisory committee is comprised of a variety of professionals working in health agencies within Rutland County. This group assists with the grant application process and provides feedback and support to the Trust Committee. Additionally, they assist with the development of the Community Health Needs Assessment.

  • Ann Bannister, RN, Retired School Nurse
  • Sarah Cosgrove, Rutland Regional Medical Center Community Health Improvement
  • Martha Coulter, Castleton University
  • Brennan Duffy, Rutland Redevelopment Authority
  • Melanie Gaiotti, Vermont Department of Liquor Control
  • Marlee Mason, Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
  • Brian Nolan, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • Matthew Prouty, Rutland City Police
  • Sarah Roy, ADAP, Vermont Department of Health
  • Randal Smathers, Rutland Free Library
  • Dan Warnecke, Assistant Director United Way Rutland County
  • Ann Warrell, Vermont Country Store

Bowse Health Trust Operational Staff

Jamie A. Bentley, MPH
Community Impact Coordinator
Community Health Improvement Team
Rutland Regional Medical Center

Kirk Postlewaite, MS
Director of Population Health
Community Health Improvement Team
Rutland Regional Medical Center

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