Haven Leadership Team

Executive Director Sara Kobylenski has been leading the organization since March 2009. Sara came to the Haven from her role as a Field Services Director for the Vermont Agency of Human Services. Before that she served for 20 years as the Vermont Division Director for Casey Family Services and 15 years as a supervisor and direct practice social worker with other child and family services organization. She earned her BA from Simmons College and an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a board member of the NH Center for Nonprofits, Steering Committee member of ReThink Health Upper Connecticut River Valley, and a Director of Mascoma Savings Bank. She also participates in local and state level groups addressing poverty, housing and homelessness. Occasionally she teaches a course for Community College of Vermont.

Leadership Team Members:

Sara Kobylenski
Executive Director

Jennifer Fontaine
Director of Community Services & Operations

Laura Gillespie
Director of Development & Communications

Amber Johnston
Director of Volunteer Services

Renee Weeks
Director of Shelter & Clinical Services