Hospital Governance

Fletcher Allen Board of Trustees

The Fletcher Allen Board of Trustees has 18 members.  Fifteen trustees are elected by Fletcher Allen Partners, Fletcher Allen’s parent corporation and must be “broadly representative of the community interest,” and the Chief Executive Officer of Fletcher Allen, the Dean of the UVM College of Medicine and the Dean of the UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences serve ex officio. In addition, the president of the Medical Staff is invited to attend all board meetings and participate in discussions as a non-voting member of the board. The board’s Nominating and Governance Committee coordinates the nominating process. 

Fletcher Allen's Board of Trustees is committed to ensuring that Fletcher Allen conducts business in an open, transparent and inclusive manner. The Board holds full board meetings that include a public session in which the public is given an opportunity to comment on matters relating to Fletcher Allen’s operations. All business that involves neither confidential nor proprietary information is conducted in the public sessions of these meetings. 

View a listing of the Fletcher Allen Board of Trustees members.

Fletcher Allen Partners

Fletcher Allen Partners, the parent organization of Fletcher Allen Health Care, Central Vermont Medical Center, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) and Elizabethtown Community Hospital, was established under an affiliation agreement dated October 1, 2011, and amended January 1, 2013, with the goal of developing a coordinated, regional health system in Vermont and northern New York that will improve health care quality and lower health care costs.  The affiliation agreement closely aligns our organizations with state and federal health care reform agendas that promote enhanced integration.  Fletcher Allen Partners has approval rights over significant actions for each member organization, including budgets, strategic plans, major financial decisions, election of trustees and the appointment of CEOs.

Fletcher Allen Partners has a 27-member Board of Trustees drawn from the boards of member organizations.  Thirteen board members are appointed by Fletcher Allen, five by CVMC, and six by CVPH, and the Presidents of the Medical Staffs of Fletcher Allen, CVMC and CVPH serve ex officio.   Fletcher Allen’s CEO and President, Dr. John Brumsted, serves as the CEO of Fletcher Allen Partners;  CVMC President Judy Tarr Tartaglia and CVPH President Stephens Mundy serve as Senior Vice Presidents.  

View the full board of trustee leadership and membership list.

More Information

For more information about Fletcher Allen and Fletcher Allen Partners board meetings, including schedules and agendas, contact the board coordinators at the following addresses and phone numbers: 

Lisa Beale Powlison
Fletcher Allen Board of Trustees Coordinator
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 847-1124 

Helen McCarthy
Fletcher Allen Partners Board Coordinator
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 847-3983

Learn more at the Fletcher Allen Partners site.