SHELBURNE-In order to better serve the needs of Chittenden South Supervisory Union, CY (Connecting Youth) is expanding and reorganizing its staff for 2009-10.
CY Coordinator of 15 years, Dayna Scott, will be shifting into the role of grants administrator.
CY has also hired a new programs coordinator, Connie Beal, to handle operational work of the coalition.
Jan Bedard will remain with CY, serving as assistant programs coordinator.
The change will effectively increase staffing capacity and improve CY's ability to promote a safe, healthy community. All other program staff (Student Assistance Program Counselors, Mentoring Coordinators, Peer Prevention Educator) will stay the same. For details, please visit www.seewhy.info.
CY named Connie Beal as the new CY Programs Coordinator. Originally from Maine, Beal holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Colby College and recently received a masters in public administration from the University of Vermont.
For the last two years, she served as the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) Fellow for the Vermont Department of Health and is currently pursuing her prevention specialist certification. Beal currently resides in Burlington and can be reached at CY at 383-1244, or email@example.com.
Connecting Youth serves young people in Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston.