Staff & Board

Staff

Sam Abel-Palmer
Executive Director
802-863-7153

Angele Court 
Director, VT Volunteer Lawyers Project 
802-863-7153

Eric Fanning
Law Clerk
802-383-2111

Stacey Francese
Deputy Director
802-863-7153

Margaret Frye 
Managing Attorney
802-863-7153

William Gardella
Staff Attorney
802-863-7153

Mary McGinniss
Paralegal  
802-863-7153

Cielo Mendoza
Staff Attorney  
802-863-7153

David Santos
Staff Attorney 
802-863-7153

Kris Surette
Web Manager
802-383-2222

Sara Zeno 
Office Manager 
802-863-7153



 



Board of Trustees

Robert Appel, Esq., Interim President, Vice President & Secretary
Hans Huessy, Esq., Treasurer

Erin Jacobsen, Esq., Attorney Trustee
Peter Kunin, Esq., Attorney Trustee
Joan Lavoie, Client Trustee
Jessica A. Oski, Esq., Attorney Trustee
Olivia Smith-Hammond, Client Trustee
Alicia Van Dyk, Client Trustee

Margaret Frye, Esq., Staff Representative 


Legal Services Vermont board meetings are open to the public. 

Upcoming board meetings will be held:

  • Wednesday, December 11, at 2 p.m. in Burlington. Agenda.

For information about how to attend the next meeting, please call 802-863-5620 and ask for the executive assistant.

Minutes from previous meetings are available on request. To request minutes, please call 802-863-5620 and ask for the executive assistant.