Carol McQuillen: Chair
In 2008, Carol McQuillen and a team of community members founded Common Roots. Carol’s belief that nutrition education is at the core of health goes very deep, and Common Roots brings her passion for food education and access into action. Carol began her career in special education at the University of Buffalo and continued with a Masters of Education at The University of Vermont. She is a kindergarten/first-grade teacher at Orchard School in South Burlington and is actively involved in the community. Carol served as a founding board member of Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity. She enjoys time with her family and friends, cooking, gardening, and the outdoors. email@example.com
Eric Ayers: Treasurer
Eric Ayers is a father of three children in our community and works for a small accounting and tax firm in Williston, Vermont. He is committed both as a father and as a contributing member of his community. He and his family especially treasure their long-time tradition of vacationing on the Cape each summer.
Terri Donovan: Secretary
Terri Donovan works with the Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Vermont, where she works closely with government agencies and nonprofit organizations to conserve wildlife populations and habitat. She holds advanced degrees in Biology and Environmental Biology, including a teaching certificate for junior high and high school biology. Terri lives in South Burlington with her husband Peter (a founding board member of Common Roots), and their two children, Evan and Ana.