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

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

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

Treasurer: Dawn Bugbee, of South Hero. Ms. Bugbee is the retired Chief Financial Officer of Green Mountain Power.

President of the Medical Staff: Lowrey Sullivan, MD, of St. Albans. Dr. Sullivan is a practicing physician at Northwestern Obstetrics & Gynecology. 

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

Erin Creley, of St. Albans Town. Ms. Creley is the St. Albans District Director of the Vermont Department of Health.

Matthew Habedank, of Bakersfield. Mr. Habedank is a Behavioral Analyst and Administrator at Northwestern Counseling & Support Services.

Nick Hadden, of Fairfax. Mr. Hadden is a local attorney.

Coleen Kohaut, of St. Albans Town. Ms. Kohaut is the owner and administrator of Suncrest Healthcare Communities.

Corey Parent of St. Albans. Mr. Parent works for the Town of St. Albans and is a Vermont State Senator. 

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



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

NMC’s Board of Directors can offer a public session within a board meeting with opportunities for brief comments from the community. For more information on this, please call the NMC Administrative Office at (802) 524-1054. 

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.