Brian Robinson - Board President

Brian and his wife Jess (college sweethearts) moved to Vermont from Crested Butte, Colorado, in 2010. Brian grew up in the Catskill Mountain region of New York. He enjoys the outdoors as much as possible, skiing in the winter and hiking and fishing through the summer. Brian is Manager of Technical Services at Utility Services, located in Waterbury, Vermont.  Utility Services is a consulting firm assisting entities in the electric power industry. Brian and Jess have two kids enrolled in TCELS and have been part of TCELS since 2012.

Lindsay Sullivan - Vice President

Lindsay grew up in East Montpelier, but met her husband Trevor, a local Waterbury resident, when they both lived in Massachusetts over 10 years ago. They recently moved back to the area, and are enjoying raising their son, Oliver, in Waterbury Center. Lindsay is an artist and designer. She spends her time volunteering for various organizations around the area, including Camp TaKumTa in South Hero. She loves to bake, practices yoga, and enjoys spending time in her perennial garden.

Chelsea Bardot Lewis - Treasurer

Chelsea is a senior philanthropic advisor at the Vermont Community Foundation. Her role includes management of the Foundation’s Vermont Investments, which are aimed at strengthening Vermont communities through a range of investment types. She also serves on the Board of the High Meadows Fund. Lewis most recently served as business development section chief for the Vt Agency of Agriculture, where she led a team to promote economic development through support of Vermont’s farm, food, and forest sector businesses. She lives with her husband Nate and son Jack in Waterbury, and enjoys yoga and spending time in the garden.

Naomi Alfini - Board Member

Naomi recently relocated from Washington DC to Duxbury, just in time to have Fineas, who joins his father in the quest for a family line of true Vermonters. Just two more generations to go (according to most counts). Naomi has a bachelors in developmental psychology and a masters in children's rights. For a number of years, she worked internationally as a child rights advocate. In DC, she trained as a Reggio early childhood educator and taught preschool for 7 years. She loves playing and working with children in creative arts and in nature.

Dr. Kalev Freeman - Board Member

Kalev is a professor at the UVM College of Medicine, with an interest in education and child safety. He and his wife Monique have lived in Duxbury since 2007. They enjoy hiking, backcountry skiing, music and art. Kalev plays violin and fiddle. His experience in grant writing and fundraising are an asset to TCELS development efforts. He also provides perspective on child development and health.

Martine Antell - Board Member

Martine is a pharmacist at UVM Medical Center.  She lives in Waterbury now but grew up in the Northeast Kingdom. Her children have both enjoyed their experiences and growth at TCELS and she is thankful for that. She loves being outdoors hiking, biking, camping and paddle boarding. 

Nick Antell - Board Member

Nick grew up in Colchester but now lives in Waterbury.   He is one of the orthopaedic surgeons at Mansfield Orthopaedics at Copley Hospital in Morrisville.  He and Martine have two children.  He enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, hunting and being outside with his family.



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