Cheryl Mitchell

Cheryl Mitchell

Cheryl Mitchell lives on a three-generation sheep farm; home base for her teaching, research, and social justice work. Her particular interests are issues that affect vulnerable families (child care, health care, education, social policy, housing, immigration, youth justice and economic justice). She is fascinated by the relationships between people, place, spirit, and social action. She co-created the Addison County Parent/Child Center, the Vermont Parent/Child Center Network, the Addison County Community Trust (a housing and land preservation trust), the Vermont Children’s Forum (now Voices for Vermont’s Children), the Vermont Early Childhood Educator Licensure Project, and the Addison County Farm Worker Coalition. She served for ten years as Deputy Secretary of the Agency of Human Services under Governor Howard Dean. She is currently on the Board of Treleven, Inc. the Early Care and Learning Partnership, Inc. Nomadicare, and Beacon Hill Friends House. She has served on the Boards of Lets Grow Kids, the Vermont Community Foundation and the Vermont Children’s Hospital.

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3 Responses to “Cheryl Mitchell”

  1. Jeffrey Ruoff July 14, 2014 at 4:53 pm #

    Dear Cheryl and Don,

    I hope you are enjoying the summer, as I am, swimming, hiking, and writing.

    Glennis and I will miss Anais’ upcoming performance at Dartmouth because we’ll be out of town. However, we’d love to see her while she’s in Hanover.

    Could you send us her email address?

    All the best,

    Jeffrey Ruoff

    (Former Middlebury faculty member)

  2. George Bellerose March 13, 2018 at 3:45 pm #

    Cheryl, as you know Middlebury Community Television attempts to tell the stories of the Middlebury-area community. We use our annual meeting—March 28, 4:30 in the conference room of the town hall—to ask viewers what we are doing well and what we can do better. One of the questions we have been dealing with is, “What is our role in the digital age of YouTube and podcasts where everyone can be their own producer and distributor?” Do we stick to meeting coverage, church services, interview shows? Can we help distribute videos and podcasts and be a community archive for them?

    George Bellerose
    P.S. Is lambing over?
    Here is Kurt Broderson’s (executive director) email invitation:

         We’d like to invite you to Middlebury Community Television’s 2018 Annual Meeting, to be held at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, Mar. 28 in the selectboard meeting room of the Middlebury Town Offices.  Besides food, samples of our current programs, and demonstration of equipment you can learn to use, we’ll be having a facilitated discussion in small groups about the state of the media in Middlebury: How is MCTV meeting the community’s needs, where can we improve, and where are things headed?  You’ve been a friend of MCTV in the past, and we’d like to hear what you have to say today.  We hope you can save the date, and we’ll let you know more as our meeting gets closer.

  3. Naomi tannen May 30, 2020 at 2:27 am #

    Hi Cheryl. You have been on my mind. I would love to re-connect with you. We shared so much over many years. I regret that we have lost touch. Did you know that Joe died of stage 4 colorectal cancer august 7. 2019. The CDC samec ate as our wedding 14 years before. You & don were there. Celebrated our having been together 30 years. Would love to hear from you. Of course we folloeed Anais rise to fame!

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