Resource Advisors

CCV has a designated Veteran and Military Resource Advisors who works with all military-connected students (MCS) and the faculty and staff of CCV. Military-connected students may be veterans, traditional or retired National Guard or active duty service members or dependents. In addition to providing assistance with educational benefits and academics, the resource advisor can assist with providing community and outreach referrals.

Veteran and Military Resource Advisor

Kyle Aines

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Contact Your Local Veterans Advisor

These advisors are ready to help you learn about CCV and direct you to other resources:

Bennington: Janet Groom, 802-447-2361,
Brattleboro: Karen Clark, 802-254-6370,
Middlebury: Jenney Izzo, 802-388–3032,
Montpelier: Elizabeth King, 802- 828-4060,
Morrisville: Billi Dunham, 802-888-1382,
Newport: Elizabeth Perry E. Thomas, 802-334-3330,
Online: Kyle Aines, 802-786-5185,
Rutland: Ginger Gellman, 802-786-6996,
Springfield: Debra Grant, 802-885-8360,
Saint Albans, Gretchen Dehart, 802-527-5512,
Saint Johnsbury, Tina Prescott, 802-748-6673,
Upper Valley, Lesli O’Dowd, 802-295-8822,
Winooski: John Devino, 802-654-0509,, or Dana Lee, 802-654-0521,

CCV’s VA Certification Official

Chiara Carmolli-Anderson,, 802-654-0969 (Montpelier, Morrisville, Newport, Online, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, Upper Valley, Winooski)
JP Rees,, 802-388-3036 (Bennington, Brattleboro, Middlebury, Rutland, Springfield)

Printable PDF of Certifying Officials and Veteran Advisors.

Enhanced services for military veterans at CCV are funded by the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation, Bari and Peter Dreissigacker, and the Vermont Community Foundation.


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