Staff and Board


Amy Brady, Development Director

Infinite Culcleasure, Project Manager and Lead Organizer – Parents and Youth for Change

Michelle Fay, Associate Director

Molly Goldberg, Research Associate

Carlen Finn, Executive Director

Sarah Teel, Research Director

Jade Walker, Development Associate


David Tucker, President – Sutton

Samantha Stevens, Vice-President and Secretary – Winooski

Dave Connor, Treasurer – Montpelier

Kim Bruno, M.D. – Morrisville

Mary Claire Carroll – Richmond

Jay Diaz – Williston

Jane Pincus – Roxbury

Robert Sheil, J.D. – Montpelier

Kim Stevens – Londonderry

Important Facts
School meals

In the 2013-2014 school year, 40.7% of students received meals categorized as free or reduced-price. Click on the graph for additional [more]

Poverty undermines children’s healthy development and has lasting effects on children’s physical and social-emotional health. Children growing up [more]

Early Prenatal Care

Between 2000 and 2010, the rate of pregnant women in Vermont receiving early prenatal care ranged between 80 and 85 percent. This was short [more]


While the total population of Vermont has grown to an estimated 626,630, our child population has fallen since the 2000 Census count [more]

70% of Vermont’s housing stock was built prior to the 1978 ban on lead paint.  Lead paint and dust from lead [more]

Teen Births

Teen mothers often have fewer resources than older parents to provide for a healthy baby and for themselves.  Babies born [more]

7.5% of Vermont’s children received Reach Up (TANF) benefits in 2011; a 27% increase from 2007. [more]

98% of Vermont’s children have health insurance. [more]

Babies with low birthweight – under 5.5 pounds – are at risk for respiratory conditions, cognitive and developmental delays, and other long-term health [more]