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Jill Davies

Jill has been a member of the Woodstock community for the past 15 years. After years of working in the corporate world as a management consultant, she now spends her time teaching life skills to people who want to make a change in their life and working in the community. Jill is actively involved with several community-strengthening projects and is especially interested in helping create equitable housing opportunities for community members. She currently serves on the Woodstock EDC Housing Working Group, Town Finance Committee, the Investment Advisory Committee, and as Town and Village Public Trustee of Funds She has served on the Woodstock Selectboard as well as the boards of the Ottauquechee Health Foundation, Sustainable Woodstock, and the leadership team of WARF.

Elizabeth Frascoia

Elizabeth grew up in Woodstock, and has recently returned with her family. She is the Executive Director of The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont, a non-profit that empowers high school students with intensive, hands-on learning experiences in topics ranging from Engineering to Global Issues. Her background includes neuroscience, community-building work with several technology startup companies, and performances as a professional vocalist and trombonist with artists such as Adele, Michael Bolton, and Ice Cube. She believes in young people and cares deeply about their success.

Pam Mathews

Pam has been a part-time resident of Woodstock since 2011 after years of enjoying trips to the area in the winter and summer. She brings more than 30 years of professional communications and development experience working with organizations of all sizes in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. For the past decade, her focus has been on working with growing small to mid-size non-profit organizations in Boston that need help with strategic planning, development, communications strategy, basic business management, and grants management and writing. Her volunteer passions center around groups that provide affordable youth development services and health care to lower income communities.

Greg Olmstead

Greg is a Vermont native and moved with his family to Pomfret in 2018 from Fort Collins, Colorado. While working remotely as an estimator for a commercial contractor, Greg also volunteers as a firefighter with the Pomfret-Teago Fire Department and for the Saskadena Ski Patrol. Having grown up in a similar Vermont community, he has learned the importance of accessibility and the need to support and sustain the region's economy and environment. Greg hopes to share his deep appreciation for the history and natural beauty of the state with others while contributing to community-centered solutions through the work of the Woodstock Community Trust.

Wendy Spector

Wendy became a Woodstock homeowner in 1999 and moved here full-time from Weston, Massachusetts, in 2014. After years in private sector marketing positions, Wendy pivoted to non-profit governance and local government. Once in Woodstock, she quickly became involved with the community as a Pentangle Arts board member, Woodstock EMT, Saskadena Six Ski Patrol, and member of the WARF:COVID-19 and Town Hall Rejuvenation Project leadership teams. Currently, she sits on the Woodstock Village Development Review Board, is the Digital Media Manager of The Sharon Academy, and volunteers as a Killington Mountain Ambassador. Wendy loves Woodstock and Vermont and wants to help the community thrive.

Nancy Winter

Nancy is a naturalist specializing in habitat restoration and is an advocate for land conservation. She has served in leadership roles with The Nature Conservancy, Field Museum of Natural History, Teton Regional Land Trust, Prairie States Conservation Coalition, and Morton Arboretum. She is also a lifelong equestrian and was shortlisted for the 1984 Olympics, with terms as the Vice President of the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association and the President of the Equine Land Conservation Resource. Nancy recently relocated to Vermont after a life rooted in the Illinois prairie and has become involved in regional conservation issues of the Northeast.

  • Woodstock Community Trust's project sponsorship in our early stages was critical to launching our program.”

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    Seoka Salstrom, Equal Care Fund

  • Woodstock Community Trust enabled The HUB leadership to focus on the essential challenges of our work – without being unduly burdened by administrative tasks.”

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    Denise Lyons, The HUB

  • WARF's team could concentrate on raising money and distributing funds in just weeks thanks to Woodstock Community Trust.”

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    Liza Deignan, WARF

  • "Being a project in Woodstock Community Trust’s family is key to the success of the East End Park.  It’s a great partnership!"

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    Joby Thompson, Friends of East End Park

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