Miche Chamberlain Modiba
A native Vermonter from Woodstock, Vermont, Miche has been Executive Director since June 1, 2012. Her previous employment includes fives years as the Executive Director of the Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter, nine years as a part-time Deputy Sheriff in Windsor County, four years as the Juvenile Restorative Probation Project Coordinator at Rutland County Court Diversion. She has several years experience coaching Women’s College Lacrosse at Castleton University and Girl’s Lacrosse at Otter Valley and Woodstock Union High Schools. She is currently an adjunct Professor in the Human Services & Psychology and Criminal Justice Divisions at the College of St. Joseph and the Community College of Vermont. She has her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the College of St. Joseph in Rutland, Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from Castleton State College and an Associate Degree in Business Management & Technology from Vermont Technical College. Miche lives in Bridgewater, VT. She enjoys spending time with her 4 year old son, traveling, swimming and spending time with family.
Court Diversion & YSASP (Youth Substance Abuse Safety Program) Case Manager
Karen is a native Vermonter who began her career as a Americorps Housing Liaison with the Addison County Community Action Group now known as H.O.P.E. (Helping Overcome Poverty's Effects). She graduated from Middlebury Union High School. She is the Office Manager and has been a Case Manager for the Court Diversion and YSASP (Youth Substance Abuse Safety Program) for the last 15 years. She has two adult daughters, Kylie who is in college in Massachusetts and Katie who lives and works in New York City. Karen lives in Middlebury with her fiancé, Matthew and their 2 cats. They enjoy watching football, hockey, racing and spending time in their boat on the lake.
Reparative Restorative Reintegration Specialist
Jenny is a native Vermonter who graduated from Champlain College with an Associate's Degree as a Paralegal. She has recently returned to Vermont from Florida where she lived for the previous 5 years. In Florida, she was employed by Court Administration for the State of Florida as a Judicial Assistant to a Circuit Judge. She previously worked for the Addison District & Family Court in Middlebury as well as other local state and non-profit agencies. She began her career as the Housing Field Advocate for Addison Community Action/CVOEO in Middlebury. Jenny currently lives in East Middlebury with her husband, Tawnya, and their children. They enjoy outdoor activities, local sports, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.