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

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


Erin Jacobsen, Esq., Attorney Trustee
Peter Kunin, Esq., Attorney Trustee
Joan Lavoie, Client Trustee
Masiti Mohamed, Client Trustee
Jessica A. Oski, Esq., Attorney 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, March 13 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.