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Health Care Workforce Strategic Plan Advisory Group

The Health Care Workforce Strategic Plan Advisory Group (Advisory Group) should also serve as an official sub-committee to the State Workforce Development Board. Integrating the Advisory Group in this manner will ensure that the strategic plan implementation is aligned with broader workforce development initiatives. This recommendation is consistent with recommendations from the Rural Health Task Force Workforce Subcommittee Report of 2020.

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Meeting Minutes and Agendas 

January 31, 2024, 10:00AM: Agenda, Minutes, Video Recording of the Meeting

June 7, 2023: MinutesVideo 

April 7, 2023:MinutesVideo

February 23, 2023: Minutes, Video

December 15, 2022: MinutesVideo

November 18, 2022: MinutesVideo

October 18, 2022: MinutesVideo

September 16, 2022: MinutesVideo

June 20, 2022: MinutesVideo

March 31, 2022: MinutesVideo 

Committee Members

Chair: Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, State of VermontRebecca Kapsalis, Talent Acquisition Manager, University of Vermont Medical Center

Rebecca Kapsalis, Director, Talent Acquisition, UVM Health Network 

Brian Kerns, Vice President of Human Resources, Rutland Regional Medical Center

Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont

Katherine Marvin, GMC Board's Primary Care Advisory Group

Lisa Fox, Associate Dean of Nursing, Vermont Tech 

Elizabeth Cote, Director, University of Vermont AHEC Program

Stephanie Pagliuca, Director of Workforce Development and Recruitment, Bi-State Primary Care Association

Steve Gordon, President and CEO, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital 

Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society

Anne Bilodeau, Chief of Human Resources Officer, Health Care & Rehabilitation Services

Patrick Gallivan, Executive Director, Vermont State Dental Society

Baron Glassgow, Naturopathic Physicians 

Sam Russo, Legislative Chair, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians 

Johanna Beliveau, President and Chief Executive Officer, Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire

Laura Pelosi, Partner, Maclean Meehan & Rice

Jessica Wood, Director and Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Norwich University