Board of Directors

Family Practice Physician
Marble Valley Healthworks
Dr. Bruce Bullock has been a private primary care physician in Rutland, Vermont since 1992, and was an early adopter of electronic health records. He served in the United States Air Force prior to coming to Vermont and was the chief medical...
Executive Vice President
Vermont Medical Society
Jessa Barnard is the Vermont Medical Society’s (VMS) incoming executive vice president. She is a native of Bennington and holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and a law degree from Stanford University School of Law. She served as VMS’...
Vice President of Information Systems and Compliance
Northwestern Medical Center
Joel Benware serves as the vice president of information systems and compliance at Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, VT. In this role Joel has responsibilities for the strategic planning of all data and communications, strategic planning,...
Director of Health Care Reform
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Kelly Lange is the director of healthcare reform at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont. She has worked for BCBSVT for almost nine years, starting as provider and network contracting counsel and eventually moving into the role of representing BCBSVT...
VP, Enterprise Information Management and Analytics
University of Vermont Health Network
Leah Fullem, MHCDS, is the vice president of enterprise information management and analytics at the UVM Health Network. In this role, Leah oversees operations for data management, data services, reporting and analytics for all enterprise data for...
White River Family Practice
Dr. Nunlist joined White River Family Practice (WRFP) in White River Junction, VT, in 1983, and over the next thirty years practiced full-spectrum primary care in a partnership that grew to include five other family physicians, two family nurse...
Director, Regional Information Systems
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Mary Beth Eldredge is the director of regional information systems at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, where she is interconnecting the organizations within Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health’s extended enterprise. Ms. Eldredge is responsible for the development and...
Vice President of Finance
Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Michael Del Trecco is the vice president of finance for the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS). Mike has over 20 years of health care finance experience working in both academic and community hospitals. In 2004 Mike joined...
Interim President and CEO
Mike Smith was appointed as the interim president and CEO of the Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) during February 2018. Mike’s career spans more than 35 years with experience in executive leadership positions in both the public...
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
Rich Elmore is responsible for corporate development and strategy at Allscripts. Mr. Elmore is a member of the Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) Health IT Standards Federal Advisory Committee, and is co-chair of ONC’s Interoperability...
Prior to retiring in 2015, Susan Besio PhD was a senior associate at The Pacific Health Policy Group. She served the State of Vermont in the following roles: Commissioner of the Department of Vermont Health Access from 2008 to 2011. Director of...
Founder and Chair
NG Advantage LLC
Tom Evslin's career has taken him from nerd to CEO to novelist and consultant with a brief stop as Vermont's transportation secretary in the early 1980's. Tom recently retired as CEO of NG Advantage LLC, a company he and wife Mary cofounded, which...
OneCare Vermont
Victoria (Vicki) Loner currently works for OneCare Vermont where she is the VP of Accountable Care Services and Chief Operating Officer. OneCare is Vermont’s largest multi-payer full-continuum of care ACO whose mission is to be a provider-driven...

Standing Committees

Executive and Governance

  • Chair - Bruce Bullock MD
  • Mike Del Trecco
  • Victoria Loner
  • Leah Fullem
  • Kelly Lang
  • Michael Smith


  • Chair - Mike Del Trecco
  • Bruce Bullock MD
  • Mary Beth Eldredge
  • Susan Besio
  • Michael Smith


  • Chair - Joel Benware
  • Tom Evslin
  • Leah Fullem
  • Mark Nunlist MD


  • Bruce Bullock MD
  • Mike Del Trecco
  • Mary Beth Eldredge
  • Susan Besio
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