About Us

AFT Vermont, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, represents over 9,000 health care and higher education professionals in Vermont and New Hampshire.

Our members fight for better health care and higher education in the workplace and at the statehouse. Join us!

AFT Vermont Locals

Brattleboro Federation of Nurses: Nurses at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
CCV United Faculty: Faculty at the Community Colleges of Vermont
Central Vermont Healthcare United: Nurses and technical professionals at Central Vermont Medical Center.
Community Health United: Medical professionals and support staff at Community Health Centers
Porter Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals: Nurses at Porter Medical Center
PPNNE United: Clinical and administrative staff at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England in Vermont and New Hampshire
United Academics: Full- and part-time faculty at the University of Vermont
UVM Staff United: Clerical, technical, specialized and professional staff at the University of Vermont
UVMMC Support Staff United: Support Staff at UVM Medical Center
Vermont Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals:Nurses and technical professionals at UVM Medical Center
VSC Faculty Federation: Full- and part-time faculty at Vermont State University
VSC United Professionals: Professional, technical, and supervisory staff at Vermont State University

AFT Vermont Executive Board

Officers

Linda Olson, Co-President for Higher Education (VSCFF)
Nicole DiVita, Co-President for Healthcare (VFNHP)
Emily Casey, Secretary/Treasurer (UA)
Kate Gold, VP for Political Action, (VSCUP)
Rich Clark, VP for Racial & Social Justice (VSCFF)

Local Presidents/Representatives

Chris Reilly, VSC Faculty Federation, Vermont Technical College
Ellen Kaye, UVM Staff United, University of Vermont
Suzy Comerford, United Academics, University of Vermont
Dan Drish, Brattleboro Federation of Nurses, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
Beth Walsh, VSC United Professionals, Northern Vermont University
Mary Wood, Porter Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, Porter Medical Center
Brittany Ordway, Community Health United, Community Health Centers
Kai Saumell, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, PPNNE United
Deb Snell, VFNHP, UVM Medical Center
Jonathan Kaplan, Representative for Part-time Faculty, Northern Vermont University
Heather Bauman, UVMMC Support Staff United, UVMMC
Amanda Mills-Brown, Central Vermont Healthcare United, CVMC

Negotiating First Contracts

Bennington College United: Staff and Faculty at Bennington College
Central Vermont Healthcare United: Nurses and technical professionals at Central Vermont Medical Center