Board of Directors

About Our Board

NMC is governed by a 12-member volunteer Board of Directors. Eleven of the Board Members are elected by the community members who serve on NMC’s Board of Incorporators. The twelfth NMC Board Member is the President of the Medical Staff, who is elected by our physicians. Healthcare is a complex environment, making hospital Board service challenging and demanding. We are thankful for the time and expertise our Board Members invest in our hospital and our community.

Current NMC Board Members are:

President: Janet McCarthy, of Georgia. Mrs. McCarthy is the Executive Director of the Franklin County Home Health Agency.

Vice President: Jake Holzscheiter, of Westford, Mr. Holzscheiter is the President CEO of A.N. Deringer, Inc. 

President of the Medical Staff: Lowrey Sullivan, MD, of St. Albans. Dr. Sullivan is a practicing physician at Northwestern Obstetrics & Gynecology. He served as Chief Medical Officer from 2011 to 2018 and as the Chief Medical and Quality Officer from 2017-2019.

Treasurer: Dawn Bugbee, of South Hero. Mrs. Bugbee is a retired Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of Green Mountain Power Corporation.

Secretary: John Casavant, of St. Albans. Mr. Casavant is a Risk Management and Insurance professional with NFP. 

Past President: Leon Berthiaume, of Swanton. Mr. Berthiaume is the CEO of the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery. 

Nick Hadden, of Fairfax. Mr. Hadden is an attorney. 

Karyn Rocheleau, of St. Albans. Ms. Rocheleau is retired and is a former owner of a Training & Consulting Company.

Marietta Scholten, MD, of St. Albans. Dr. Scholten is a practicing family medicine physician, former Medical Director for the Vermont Chronic Care Initiative and the Medical Director of the Franklin County Hospice Program.

Barb Toof, of St. Albans. Ms. Toof is a banker at Peoples Trust Company

Corey Parent of St. Albans. Mr. Parent works in insurance at Hickock and Boardman and is a Vermont State Senator. 



The NMC Board meets on a monthly basis with numerous committee meetings throughout the month. 

Approximately once each quarter, NMC’s Board of Directors holds a public session of the board meeting with opportunities for brief comments from the community. 

The upcoming public sessions are tentatively scheduled for the following dates:

February 5, 2020

May 6, 2020

August 5, 2020

November 4, 2020

For more information about the Board, please contact the NMC Administration Office by calling (802) 524-1054.



NMC has a management contract with Quorum Health Resources, a national consulting firm with expertise in rural and community hospitals. 

NMC is an active member of the OneCareVT Accountable Care Organization.