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Board member Susan ‘Q’ Montgomery volunteers in the kitchen at Project Independence.

Our Board of Directors

Elderly Services is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our board of directors is made up of devoted volunteers who serve as community ambassadors and who oversee our fiscal and program stability and our future direction.

Thank you to our 2018-19 board of directors:

Sonja Olson, Middlebury, President

Betsy Etchells, Ferrisburgh, Vice President

Margaret Keith, Middlebury, Secretary

Maynard McLaughlin, Shoreham, Treasurer

Rhonda Ballou, Middlebury

Tom Hanley, Middlebury

Peter Lebenbaum, Middlebury

Susan “Q” Montgomery, Middlebury

Don Peddie, Vergennes

Kathy Starr, Weybridge

Mary Sullivan, Vergennes

Ken Weston, Bristol


esi_staff_page2Our Employees and Volunteers

Our 80-plus employees and more than 400 volunteers are, of course, absolutely key to our success! Employees range in age from 17 to 88 and serve as nurses, counselors, cooks, activity leaders, van drivers, cleaners, and office support.

We love volunteers! They add extra attention and entertainment talent that increases program quality. We have visiting babies and 87-year-old activity assistants. Volunteers might give travel talks, play the piano, lead walking groups, or set tables.

Our board, our staff, and our volunteers make up our community of helpers.