C|H|L Staff JoEllen Tarallo Executive Director B.A. in Communications, University of New Hampshire, 1977; M.Ed. and Social Services, University of Vermont, 1983; M.Ed., Harvard University JoEllen Tarallo is a state licensed and nationally credentialed health educator with 30 years of service at the crossroads between education and public health as a teacher, trainer, program, project and curriculum developer. Having worked at the local, state, national and international levels, Dr. Tarallo’s expertise is on the interdisciplinary interface between health issues and educational strategies. At CHL she has authored and developed numerous programs, curricula and materials on comprehensive health topics. Gwen Mousin Operations and Project Manager B.S., University of Rhode Island, 1977; MPH in Health Administration, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1985. Gwen has over 30 years of experience in the health care administration field serving in a number of capacities. Her expertise encompasses health care strategic planning, public health, program development and implementation, physician practice management, and health care information technology. She has also been involved in implementing Vermont Blueprint for Health initiatives within health care organizations. As Operations Manager, Gwen is responsible for the day to day operations at CHL, including human resources, budgeting, and marketing. As Project Manager, she is responsible for oversight of CHL’s grants including budget development and oversight, contracts, and reporting. Catherine Diduk Trainings and Events Coordinator Catherine has been the Event and Training Coordinator for the Center for Health and Learning since 2010. She supports the office by overseeing all logistical planning for the various and many CHL training and events in and around the state of Vermont as well as assisting with marketing, trainer/speaker contracting and communication, evaluation, material production and project follow-up. She also serves as administrative support for both the executive director and CHL staff. Catherine’s past experience includes 12 years as Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions at Smith College. Debby Haskins Program Specialist Masters of Science, University of Vermont, Licensed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor Debby is the former Executive Director of the Association of Student Assistance Professionals of Vermont (ASAP of VT). She is a Umatter trainer for Center for Health and Learning as a Suicide Prevention Specialist. She also teaches two online courses: Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug, as well as the Injury & Violence Prevention courses through Union Institute. Debby has a private practice in Central Vermont; and has been in the substance abuse field for 25 years. Her passion is working with adolescents and their families in breaking the cycle of addiction, and presenting information in an experiential way. Bob Tucker Bookkeeper Bookkeeper “Tucker” brings years of experience with non-profit finance to the financial systems at the Center for Health and Learning. He brings competence and humor to his work at CHL, while keeping up with his bookkeeping demands for several other local business and organizations. Tucker also volunteers with a local chapter of Special Olympics, coaching youngsters in basketball. Eric Jones Marketing and Technology Specialist Recording Engineering at University of Maine at Augusta, Electronics at Southern Maine Tech, CompTIA at Lane Community College Eric has worked in Technology since 1990, with an early career as a technician at Digital Computers. His love for music brought him to UMA where he earned a recording degree and spent many years as a sound engineer, and DJ. To further his knowledge he studied electronics at SMTC and CompTIA A+ Certification at LCC in Eugene, OR. After moving to Vermont to raise his family, he began volunteering, and co-founded with his wife the Guilford Recreation, an all volunteer commission dedicated to bringing recreational opportunities to Guilford residents. Over the years, Guilford Recreation has become an indispensable organization that hosts many annual events, ongoing activities, created the nordic skiing lending program, and has taken leadership in developing the new natural playscape in Guilford Center. He also founded Discover Guilford, an organization that provides local residents and businesses an opportunity to stay engaged with stories, local events and a directory of local Businesses. When not working or volunteering he loves gardening, photography, hiking and biking, and most of all spending time with his wife and three kids. Paul Van Winkle Director, Development and Marketing B.A. in English/ Communications, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, 1985, with extensive Masters course work in Communications, Film and Media from CU Boulder and NYU. Paul brings 30 years’ experience developing, producing and implementing strategic communications and integrated media programs for global and national organizations. He’s held senior-level development, marketing, and leadership roles for integrated multi-office creative communications groups, including Publicis, BBDO, Teleperformance Paris, and Young & Rubicam. His focus has been developing and integrating strategy, essential message, technology, and visual communications for connecting global healthcare, media and science-based organizations with new audiences and customers. His clients have included World Learning/SIT, Philips Healthcare, Novartis, Turner, TNT, CNN, Discovery Channel, AT&T, Pfizer, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Siemens, UPS and Boston Scientific. Helen Cornman Senior Program Specialist Master of Social Work – MSW, Community organizing, management, and planning, Boston University, 1991 Program and policy expert with 20+ years subject matter expertise in programming, policy, M&E, and financial reporting for HIV/AIDS. Proven track record in program development, facilitation, management and monitoring for multi-country projects with public and private donor funding. Successful technical writer with publications ranging from capacity development to HIV Prevention, and HIV and Mental Health.