Board of Directors

board

(Front L-R Robert Snedeker, Delbert Reed, Michael Harris; Back L-R Jan Clausing, John Kascenska, Benjamin McCormick)

Michael Harris, Chairman

  • Town/Location Represented: Burke
  • Number of years on the board: 17 years
  • Your Occupation: Flooring
  • Why are you on the board? It is interesting learning about emergency services
  • Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Flavor: Cherry Garcia

Delbert Reed

  • Town/Location Represented: East Haven
  • Number of years on the board: Since the beginning
  • Your Occupation: Retired
  • Why are you on the board? Started LRI and wanted to keep an eye on it.
  • Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Flavor: Rainforest Crunch

Bruce Berryman

  • Town/Location Represented: Granby
  • Number of years on the board: 5
  • Your Occupation: Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, Lyndon State College
  • Why are you on the board? I enjoy knowing keeping up with what is going on with LRI and letting my town know the latest news that affects them
  • Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Flavor: I’ve never tasted one I didn’t like!

Kirby– Alivia Bertolini-Libby, Mark Bertolini

Jim Gallagher

  • Town/Location Represented: Lyndon
  • Number of years on the board: 6 years (Advisor to Lyndon State Rescue Squad from 1984 to when it became Lyndon Rescue)
  • Your Occupation: Retired Director of the Physical Plant at Lyndon State College
  • Why are you on the board? I like to represent the people of Lyndon on this important community service organization
  • Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Flavor: Vanilla

Bruce James

  • Town/Location Represented: Lyndon Alternate
  • Number of years on the board: Founding chairman of the board
  • Your Occupation: President, Vermont Broadcast Associates Radio Group
  • Why are you on the board? A coordinated emergency service organization is essential to the well-being of the area’s residents and visitors.
  • Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Flavor: anything chocolate, like Chocolate Fudge Brownie

John Kascenska

  • Town/Location Represented: Lyndon State College
  • Number of years on the board: 13
  • Your Occupation: Owner/Guide- Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides,LLC
  • Why are you on the board? I have been directly involved with pre-hospital care for many years as an EMT-Basic, Whilderness EMT, and Wilderness First Responder. Serving on the Board of Directors has been a great opportunity to contribute toward the enhancement of high quality pre-hospital service across the Northeast Kingdom community.
  • Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Flavor: Cherry Garcia

Newark– Jan Clausing

NVRH– Paula Gaskin

Sheffield– Robert Snedeker

Benjamin McCormick

  • Town/Location represented:  Sutton
  • Number of years on the board:4-5
  • Your occupation: Physical Therapist
  • Why are you the board:  Believe that LRI is a great organization that serves a sometimes difficult and always vital purpose to our community.
  • Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Flavor: I’m too cheap to buy Ben and Jerry’s.  Hood golden vanilla.