Main FSD Contacts

Central Office

Address: 280 State Drive, HC 1 North, Waterbury, VT 05671-1030
Main Phone Line: (802) 241-2131


FSD Deputy Commissioner's Office

Karen Shea, Deputy Commissioner - (802) 241-0904
Diane Chapin, Admin Services Coordinator - (802) 241-0880


Centralized Intake Unit

Dianne Jabar, Program Director - (802) 241-6474
John Salter, Supervisor - (802) 241-6412
Gyla Dziobek, Supervisor - (802) 241-6404
Matt Rockwell, Supervisor - (802) 241-6474


District Offices

Barre:  Deborah Caruso, District Director - (802) 479-4260
Bennington:  Beth Sausville, District Director - (802) 442-8138
Brattleboro:  Susan O’Brien, District Director - (802) 257-2888
Burlington:  Beth Maurer, District Director - (802) 863-7370
Hartford:  Kathy Hemingway, District Director - (802) 295-8840
Middlebury:  Andrea Grimm, District Director - (802) 388-4660
Morrisville:  Ken Hammond, District Director - (802) 888-4576
Newport:  Patrick Ryan, District Director - (802) 334-6723
Rutland:  Jennifer Burkey, District Director - (802) 786-5817
Springfield:  Jo Bania, District Director - (802) 289-0648
St. Albans:  Alix Gibson, District Director - (802) 527-7741
St.  Johnsbury:  Emily Carrier, District Director - (802) 748-8374


Domestic & Sexual Violence Unit

Central Office:

Ellie Breitmaier, Director - (802) 241-0877, (802) 793-4767
Priscilla White, Child Victim Treatment Director- (802)-241-0909

Districts Covered:

Sanda Micic, DV Specialist (Barre, Springfield, St. Albans) - (802) 479-7551, (802) 585-0206
Sharon Norton, DV Specialist (Bennington, Brattleboro, Rutland) - (802) 786-5817, (802) 338-2455
Julie Ryley, DV Specialist (Burlington, Middlebury, Morrisville) - (802) 888-4576
Samantha Zellinger, DV Specialist (Hartford, Newport, St. Johnsbury) - (802) 751-2637, 585-5931


Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)/
Interstate Compact on Juveniles (ICJ)

Patricia "Trissie" Casanova, Deputy Compact Administrator - (802) 241-9003


Operations

Brenda Gooley, Operations Director - (802) 760-0610
Marc Carr, Child Placement Specialist - (802) 241-9026
Melanie D'Amico, Residential Services Manager - (802) 241-0882
Janet Dunigan, Child Placement Specialist - (802) 241-0885
Sheila Duranleau, Senior Policy & Operations Manager - (802) 798-2355
Susan Eisenstadt, Child Safety Manager - (802) 760-0603
Trissie Casanova, Deputy Compact Administrator - (802) 241-9003 
Ruth Houtte, Policy & Operations Manager - (802) 241-0892, (802) 274-3135
Lily Sojourner, Policy & Operations Manager - (802) 241-0907
Jay Simons, Woodside Director - (802) 655-4990


Policy,Planning and Practice

Suzanne Shibley, Policy & Planning Manager - (802) 241-0905
Lindsay Barron, Policy and Planning Coordinator - (802) 241-0894
Lindy Boudreau, Juvenile Justice and Adolescent Services Director  - (802) 241-0875
Margo Bryce, Quality Assurance Supervisor -  (802) 241-0872
Melissa (Missy) Burt,  Quality Assurance Coordinator -  (802) 241-0879
KC Cushing, Quality Assurance Coordinator  - (802) 760-0975
Mary Graham, Administrative Assistant - (802) 241-9029
Sally Hall, Quality Assurance Coordinator, (802) 241-0889
Dana Lawrence, Policy & PracticeSpecialist  - (802) 279-6104
Neysha Stuart, Quality Assurance Coordinator -   (802) 461-8970
Priscilla White, Child Victim Treatment Director  - (802) 241-0909


Residential Licensing & Special Investigations Unit

Jim Forbes, Manager - (802) 241-0887
Brenda Dawson, Supervisor - (802) 241-0883
Stacey Edmunds, Supervisor – (802) 241-0886
JoAnn Berno, Administrative Assistant Coordinator - (802) 241-0873
Melissa LaFrance, Administrative Assistant Coordinator - (802) 241-0893
Kelly Cheney, Administrative Assistant – (802) 241-9010
Jennifer Benedict, Supervisor - (802) 241-0895


Revenue Enhancement Unit

Heather McLain, Revenue Enhancement Manager - (802) 241-0897
Sara Boardman, Child Benefits Supervisor - (802) 241-0874
Gayle Dimasi,  Administrative Assistant - (802) 241-0884
Alma Greene, Administrative Assistant - (802) 241-0888
Brenda Hallock, Family Services Resource Monitor - (802) 241-0890
Linda Moulton, Administrative Assistant - (802) 241-0899
Brianne Renadette, Revenue Team Lead - (802) 241-0903
Nancy Williams, Contract and Grant Team Lead - (802) 241-0910


System of Care

Barbara Joyal, System of Care Manager - (802) 760-0599
Josh Cook, Administrative Assistant - (802) 241-0968
Pam Piper, Foster/Kin Care Manager - (802) 241-0900, 272-6986
Catherine Harris, Post-Permanence Manager - (802) 241-0901

Adoption Unit

Gillie Hopkins, Permanency Planning Manager, (802) 241-0891
Kathleen Brancaccio, Administrative Assistant - (802) 241-0876
Christina Shuma, Adoption Registry Coordinator (802) 241-0906
Toni Yandow, Project Family - (802) 241-0911

Family Services Division (FSD)

Deputy Commissioner Karen Shea
DCF - Family Services Division
280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT - 05671-1030
Phone:(802) 241-2131

http://dcf.vermont.gov/fsd

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