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

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 Community Health Centers
PPNNE United: Clinical and administrative staff at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England in Vermont and New Hampshire
UVMMC Support Staff United: Support Staff at University of Vermont Medical Center

AFT Vermont Executive Board

Officers

Linda Olson, Co-President for Higher Education, Castleton University / VSCFF
Emily Casey, Secretary/Treasurer, UVM / UA
Kate Gold, VP for Political Action, NVU-Lyndon / VSCUP
Rich Clark, VP for Racial & Social Justice, Castleton University / 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
Meaghan McFadden, 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
Nicole DiVita, Representative for Allied Health Professionals, UVMMC
Heather Bauman, UVMMC Support Staff United, UVMMC

Negotiating First Contracts

Central Vermont Healthcare United: Nurses and technical professionals at Central Vermont Medical Center