Board of Directors and Executive Director
David Clark, Executive Director
David Clark represents Westminster on the Bellows Falls Union High School Board, and BFUHS on the Board of River Valley Technical Center in Springfield which is an independent tech. center district. He is also the Chair of the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union Board. His Board service goes back to the late 1980's.
Nancy Cornell, M.Ed, was an Associate Superintendent of Schools/Curriculum Coordinator for 23 years, (in Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, and in Addison Northeast Supervisory Union) focusing on curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development. She was a founding member, and also served as the Steering Committee Chair, of the Vermont Curriculum Leaders Association (VTCLA). Formerly a high school English teacher and freelance writer, Nancy currently works as a graduate course instructor with a focus on facilitative leadership; and as an educational consultant. She is the editor and publisher of Vermont Learning, a free weekly online newspaper for educators. Prior to school district consolidation, Nancy was a member of the Robinson Elementary School Board, in Starksboro; a member of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union Board; and was one of three dissenting members of the Addison Northeast Act 46 Committee.
Pamela Fraser, Chair
Pamela Fraser has been on the Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District Board since 2017. Prior to this, she co-founded an information task force in Barnard to debate then-burgeoning 706b Committee Act 46 merger plans in 2016. In 2017, she joined the Barnard Academy School Board’s Alternative Governance Structure Committee. She is an artist that has exhibited her artwork internationally since 1996; is the author of How Color Works: Color Theory for the 21st Century (Oxford, 2019); and co-editor of Beyond Critique: Contemporary Art in Theory, Practice, and Instruction (Bloomsbury, 2017). She is an Associate Professor of Studio Art at The University of Vermont.
Daniel Redondo is a resident of Orwell, a parent of two at Orwell Village School and one at Fair Haven Union High School. He believes that education begins at home, that active parents produce strong schools, and that accountability requires the persistent questioning of authority. He is the owner of Vermont Wetland Plant Supply, the only wholesale nursery in Vermont dedicated to growing native sub-aquatics, ferns, herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees for water quality protection and ecological restoration projects.
David Schoales has been a member of the Brattleboro Town School Board for the last ten years. He also serves on the Brattleboro Selectboard. David has taught social studies and worked in alternative education and school-to-career programs in Brattleboro, Morrisville, Burlington, Colchester, and Windsor, CT. He held several offices as a member of the VT-NEA, including serving on the Board of Directors, and was Windham Regional Representative to the Vermont School Boards Association for four years. He holds a BA from SUNY Buffalo, an M.Ed from Antioch Graduate School, and studied in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program at UVM.