Category 2020 Speaker

2020 Presenter

Mary T. Mcquiggan, LICSW

Mary is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has focused her work on supporting adolescents and their families with navigating the health care and education systems in Vermont.

Rebecca Chaplin

Rebecca Chaplin, MS, MSW is Social Work Care Coordinator assigned full time to a OBGYN specialty care practice through a unique partnership between Northwestern Counseling & Support Services and Northwestern Medical Center.

Catherine Marrin, MSW, LICSW

Catherine Marrin, MSW, LICSW Is Team Leader for the Integrated Health Team and supports the behavioral health social workers imbedded in primary and specialty care clinics in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties.

Brittany Rhoads, LCMHC

Brittany Rhoads, LCMHC is an Adult Outpatient Clinician at Lamoille County Mental Health Services (LCMHS). LCMHS is a Designated Agency, serving Vermonter's within the county.

Auburn Watersong, BA, M.Div

For more than twenty-five years, Auburn Watersong has been a tenacious advocate for those struggling with the effects of trauma and toxic stress that result in part from systemic oppression, violence, abuse, and poverty.

Reid Plimpton, MPH

Reid is the Project Manager for the federally funded (HRSA/FORHP) Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC), a member of the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers , where he provides assistance to organizations while they develop, implement, and expand telehealth programs.

Amber Leventry

Amber Leventry
Amber Leventry is a queer, nonbinary writer and advocate. They live in Vermont and have three kids, including twins and a transgender daughter. Amber’s writing appears in many publications including Romper, Longreads, The Temper, The Washington Post, and Parents Magazine.

Tracy Dolan, MS

Tracy Dolan, Vermont Deputy Health Commissioner, provides overall leadership for a range of public health programs in the department, and manages coordination of services with the Agency of Human Services and other departments and agencies throughout the state.

Elaine de Mello, LCSW

Elaine de Mello is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in the mental health field since 1978 as a clinical program manager in inpatient and community settings

Melissa Southwick

Melissa Southwick is the Assistant Director of the SASH (Support and Services at Home) program. Melissa has dedicated her career to helping older adults age in place.

Charles Gurney, LICSW, LADC

Charles Gurney is the Substance Use and Aging Specialist for the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living, State Unit on Aging, and the Vermont Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Use Programs.