Ellen Smith ‘87 (New England, MA) joined the Brattleboro Area Hospice as part-time Development Director. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of fund development including her time as the vice president for institutional advancement at Landmark College. During her time there she helped lead two major campaigns while consistently increasing Annual Fund support. Smith also led development and marketing while at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital where she successfully completed two capital campaigns and exceeded the hospital’s Annual Fund goals. Prior to her success in fund development, Smith was an adjunct faculty member at the School for International Training (SIT) teaching fundraising and grant writing and served community organizations including Holton Home, Groundworks Collaborative, and the Brattleboro Sunrise Rotary. She also worked for a time as a guidance counselor and psychotherapist.
Gwynne Garfinkle’s ‘06 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) piece, “Sinking, Singing,” was reprinted by Mermaids Monthly.