About Us

AFT Vermont, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, represents over 6,000 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

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

AFT Vermont Executive Board

Officers

Deb Snell, Co-President for Healthcare, UVM Medical Center
Linda Olson, Co-President for Higher Education, Castleton University
Emily Casey, Secretary/Treasurer, CCV-Winooski
Kate Gold, VP for Political Action, NVU-Lyndon
Rich Clark, VP for Racial & Social Justice, Castleton University

Local Presidents/Representatives

Adria Suhr, PPNNE-United, PPNNE
Chris Reilly, VSC Faculty Federation, Vermont Technical College
Ellen Kaye, UVM Staff United, University of Vermont
Ellie Miller, 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
Andrea Solomon, Community Health United, Community Health Centers of Burlington
Jess Kilpatrick, VFNHP, UVM Medical Center
Jonathan Kalplan, Representative for Part-time Faculty, Northern Vermont University
Nicole DiVita, Representative for Allied Health Professionals, UVMMC

Negotiating First Contracts

Support staff at Community Health Centers of Burlington