Nancy Gale Martin, President
Nancy Martin is a lifelong resident of the Central Vermont community. She retired in 2011 from a 28 year career as a real estate broker with Town & Country Associates in Barre, VT. Nancy was President of the Central Vermont Board of Realtors as well as the Vermont Association of Realtors. Nancy served as President of the Barre Area Development Corp. which promotes economic development in Barre City and Barre Town. She served as Trustee of the Aldrich Library in Barre for 10 years. Nancy is an active member of the Barre Kiwanis Club. She was that club’s first female member and served as President twice and chaired the annual Auction 5 times. Nancy has extensive marketing and advertising skills, which she brings to boards on which she serves. She loves to walk for exercise, read, cook, garden, knit and spend time at her Groton Pond residence during the summer months. She and her husband Steve live in Barre Town and between Nancy’s two children and five grandchildren and Steve’s three children and two grandsons, the have a busy extended family.
Robert Lord, Vice President
Bob Lord Jr. was born in Barre, grew up in East Barre and graduated from Spaulding High School. Bob continued his education at VTC in Randolph Center VT and graduated with a Degree in Architecture. Bob is currently president of a family construction company started by his father in 1969 that is based in Barre VT with his two brothers. Bob and his wife Kim live in Barre Town, enjoy summers at their Old Orchard Beach house in Maine, have four children and as of 2016, six grandchildren. Bob is former Barre Town Selectman, past President of The Association of General Contractors of Vermont, past President of Central VT Chamber and director of Barre Area Development Corp. He enjoys being outside, working on his property and land, enjoying his vintage farm tractors, shooting skeet and spending time with family and friends.
Jim McQueston, Secretary
Jim is an attorney in Montpelier, Vermont. He retired from the National Life Group in 2012 after a long career in National Life’s Law Department. He is an avid walker and hiker. Jim and his wife, Agathe, are long-time residents of Montpelier.
Claudia Brousseau, Treasurer
Claudia Brousseau is a longtime resident of Central Vermont, and is employed by the Vermont Department of Taxes as a Corporate Section Chief. Claudia holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Norwich University, and a Master’s Degree from Golden Gate University, and is a CPA licensed in the State of Vermont. Claudia and her husband Peter, live in Montpelier, and have one daughter Lauren, who recently graduated from Norwich University and married her college sweetheart Michael. Her husband Peter is an active business owner of a slate quarry in the Central Vermont area. They enjoy family time, walking, camping and spending time with their two Great Dane rescue dogs: Levi and Bella.
Beverlee Pembroke Hill, Trustee
Bev, born at the former Heaton Hospital in Montpelier attended and graduated from St. Michael’s schools, Lasell Jr. College, and has worked as a Court Stenographer, and recently retired as the Assistant City Manager of Montpelier. Bev is in the 5th generation to establish her home with her husband, John on the family farm now known as Pembroke Heights in Montpelier. John died in 1990. She has 3 grown children, Lindsay and Dan, 6th generation who built their home on the family farm and Jack, a retired Navy CAPT now a pilot for Delta – and living in California and 8 grandchildren. She is a past Chair of the Montpelier School Board and Central Vermont Economic Development Board. Among other boards, she served 15 years as a Trustee of Central Vermont Medical Center. Bev was one of the original co-founders of the Montpelier Foundation where she served as Treasurer. She is a member of the Central Vermont Advisory Board of Community National Bank. Bev was named by the Vermont League of Cities and Towns as the 2001 Municipal Person of the Year and was honored by the Montpelier Rotary as Citizen of the Year in 2017. Bev loves to swim and attend her grandchildren’s activities which include water polo, hockey, motocross, dance recitals and theater.
Mike Dellipriscoli, Trustee
Mike Dellipriscoli is retired from the National Life Group in Montpelier, VT, where he most recently served as Assistant Vice President – Strategic Analysis. Mike joined the National Life Group in 1988 and has had 38 years of experience in the financial services industry. A native of Philadelphia, Mike graduated from Villanova University with a degree in mathematics and earned his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mike and his wife, Sue, live in Montpelier, where they have raised their five children. Mike is a longtime member and a past president of the Montpelier Rotary Club and has served on the boards of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Mike also serves on the board of UVMHN – Central Vermont Medical Center, where he is the immediate past Board Chair and is Chair of the Operational Risk Committee. In addition, Mike serves on the Board of the University of Vermont Health Network, where he is the Board Secretary and Chair of the Audit Committee.
Hans Asoera, Trustee
Hans is originally from Indiana where he earned a degree in Political Science from Hanover College in Hanover, IN. Hans has also earned his MBA from Norwich University. Working at Edward Jones, Hans and his wife of 30 years moved from Indiana to Kennebunk Maine, then Norwich, England before settling in Vermont in 2001. Two of his four children graduated from Spaulding High School and all four of his children as well as his granddaughter have attended St. Monica’s, a Central Vermont Catholic School. Hans has served in the Lions Club as a past president and on the boards of the Aldrich Public Library and the Vermont Granite Museum. He has also served on the St. Monica’s Parish Council and Finance Committee. Hans has recently stepped down from his role at Edward Jones, leading the Northeast Branches in achieving their training and client service goals. This work has involved developing the leadership skills and talents of the financial advisors in the area. Hans has served on a panel at the Barron’s Magazine’s top Advisors Diversity Summit. He has been recognized twice, as a top advisor by Barron’s in 2014 and 2018. Hans enjoys fitness, soccer, cycling, motorcycling and traveling with family.
Wayne Lamberton, Trustee
Please check back periodically for updates to Wayne’s biography.
Brian Grearson, Trustee
Brian Grearson, a native of Barre, Vermont, graduated from Spaulding High and the University of Vermont. After obtaining a J.D. degree from Suffolk Law School in Boston, he returned to Vermont where he and his wife Melanie made their home in Berlin where they continue to live. Brian was engaged in the general practice of law for almost 30 years before being appointed as a Superior Court Judge by Governor James Douglas in 2004. He served as a trial judge for 17 years and was appointed as the Chief Superior Judge by the Vermont Supreme Court in 2015. Prior to being appointed to the bench he was a member of the Berlin Select Board, a trustee of the Central Vermont Hospital and Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing facility, and on the Board of Directors of the Granite Mutual Insurance Company. After being appointed to the bench he was a member of the Vermont Commission on Judicial Operations which led to the most significant reorganization of the judicial system in recent history. In September 2015 he was recognized by the Vermont Bar Association for his leadership with Drug Treatment Courts and awarded the first Hon. Matthew Katz (Superior Judge, Ret.) Award. He continues to be a member of the board of directors of the New England Association of Recovery Court Professionals following his retirement in 2021.
Gloria K. Rice, Trustee
Gloria K. Rice has lived in Calais since 1980 with her husband Bill. During the same period she has practiced law in Montpelier, first with McKee, Giuliani & Cleveland and currently as a partner at Rice & Riley. She graduated from Smith College and Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Over the years Gloria has served on the boards of Green Mountain United Way, the Vermont Girl Scout Council and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, as well as having been the attorney member of the Vermont Real Estate Commission.