Directors and officers

Ed Helm, Trish Bermon and Adrien Helm in center, grateful for generous donors on left and right


Adrien Helm, BOARD Chair 

Retired lawyer and educator (college; high school, middle school); co-facilitator of Wednesday Poets (writing workshop now in its sixth year); amateur artist.

Ed Helm, Director

Retired Federal civil rights lawyer. Administrator of Barton Hydro Re-Exam Committee under a Vermont Municipal Planning Grant 2013-2015; Mark Twain impersonator.

Trish Bermon, Treasurer

Retired from 35-year management and technical career in financial services. Currently Barton Village moderator, AARP Driver Safety instructor and technical advisor.

Douglas Bouchard, Executive director

Thirty years of experience in creating and operating non-profit organizations; funds development; program design; fund raising; community development.

advisory committee

  • Kate Bombard
  • Patti and Andy Bondor
  • Donna Bousquet
  • Mary Brenner
  • Peter Cocoros
  • Nella and James Coe
  • Bob Compton
  • Ann Craeven
  • Tony Daniels
  • Don Doughty
  • Larry and Sara Gluckman
  • Pasley Griffin
  • David Harrison
GBA Advisory Committee
GBA Advisory Committee Appreciation Dinner
Barton Memorial Building
at the Barton Memorial Building

  • Jay Hudson
  • Richard Jesmer
  • Jim Karns
  • Marjorie Kramer
  • Cindy Kriebel
  • Teresa Lagoy
  • Ann Lindner
  • Ellen Mass
  • Diane Peel
  • Teresa Peura
  • Susan Sicard
  • Margaret Sprague
  • Sam Thurston
  • Gerry and Kris Trevits
  • Donna Walsh
  • George and Tonie Weller
  • Carol Youmans
  • Ann Young