Allyssa Lo, Board of Directors, Tuck Nonprofit Board Fellow

Tuck Nonprofit Board Fellow

An MBA Candidate at the Tuck School of Business, Allyssa is a Tuck Nonprofit Board Fellow to the Vital Communities Board. Her background before business school was in innovation and digital transformation, specializing in data analytics. She also volunteers with Tuck Community Consulting (TCC) to match local nonprofits requiring help with MBA teams. Her hobbies…

Mary Catherine Guay, Board of Directors, Tuck Nonprofit Board Fellow

Tuck Nonprofit Board Fellow

An MBA Candidate at the Tuck School of Business and an MPA Candidate at Harvard Kennedy School, Mary Catherine is a Tuck Nonprofit Board Fellow to the Vital Communities Board. She worked for four years for the Massachusetts House of Representatives, most recently as a fiscal analyst for the Committee on Ways and Means and…

Nancy Merrill, Board of Directors, Member

Lebanon, NH

Nancy Merrill has been with the City of Claremont since 2004, currently serving as Director of Planning & Economic Development.  During Nancy’s tenure the City has focused on reinvestment and adaptive reuse as a driver for economic growth.  Nancy has written several articles for magazines and publications including “Economic Development Now” and the Federal Reserve Bank of…

Rick Mills, Board of Directors, Member

Strafford, VT

Richard G. Mills, JD, became the Executive Vice President at Dartmouth in September 2013.  He is responsible for the management and coordination of the administrative operations of the institution including financial, facility, human resources and other administrative operations.    He/him/his

Barbara Barry, Board of Directors, Member

Taftsville, VT

The retired owner and innkeeper of the Applebutter Inn, Taftsville VT; Barbara also served as director of Special Education, Manhasset, NY, school district. She is a founding member and former chair of the Sustainable Woodstock Board; a volunteer organizer and developer of East End Park (Woodstock, VT); a founding member of the Woodstock Energy Group;…

Sally Wilson, Board of Directors, Treasurer

Ryegate, VT; Treasurer

Retired owner/operator the Norwich Inn and creator/manager Hanover Farmers Market, Sally joined the Vital Communities Board in 2018 and currently is Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee and on the Advisory Committee for Food & Farms. As a small business owner, she has had your hands in all aspects of the company, and her constant pursuit…

Monique Priestly

Bradford, VT; Chair

The Executive Director & Founder of The Space On Main and Business Recovery Project Manager for Center for Women & Enterprise, Monique has served as Secretary and Vice Chair, and on the JEDI and Finance committees. She is a cross-disciplinary and systems-thinking digital native who is passionate about ecosystem building, community and economic development, creative…

Amy Lappin, Board of Directors, Vice Chair

Plainfield, NH; Vice Chair

The Deputy Director of the Lebanon Public Libraries, Amy joined the Board in 2020 and has served on the board’s JEDI, Finance, and Nominating committees. In addition to her daily work in the Lebanon Libraries, she is the New Hampshire Library Association’s Immediate Past-President and an American Library Association Councilor-at-Large and a selectboard member in…