Jill Savage, Database Manager

Database Manager

Jill joined Vital Communities in 2019 and is part of the Finance Team, primarily focused on database management. Her prior professional experience includes 14 years at Dartmouth College, supporting students through academic advising and co-curricular research programs. She is also a freelance bookkeeper and business consultant, artist and designer, and runs a small online retail…

Doreen Guillette, Office and Administrative Assistant

Office and Administrative Assistant

Doreen joined Vital Communities in January 2020 with many years of administrative and management experience at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, self-employment, and volunteering. Doreen enjoys hiking, kayaking, writing poetry, and nature photography. she/her Office and Administrative Assistant doreen@vitalcommunites.org 802-291-9100 x104  

Rachel Darrow, Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Rachel joined Vital Communities in November 2016 and leads the administrative team (finance/human resources/IT). Prior to joining Vital Communities, Rachel was the Finance Manager of Opera North. Before moving to the Upper Valley, she was the Director of Finance & Human Resources at the Greensboro Jewish Federation (NC). She now lives in Sharon, VT and…

Sarah Jackson, Executive Director

Executive Director

Sarah joined Vital Communities in 2020 and is responsible for working with the Board, staff and partners to achieve our mission. She has more than 25 years’ international development experience – directing diverse program portfolios focused on academic exchanges, education, training, entrepreneurship, civil society, gender, agriculture, and climate change. She is a member of the…