Rowland Foundation


Board of Trustees

Benjamin A. Rowland, Jr. (Chair)— South Londonderry, VT
Heidi Lynn— Dorset, VT
James C. Mooney— Peru, VT
Daniel B. Rowland— Lexington, KY
Wendy G. Rowland— South Londonderry, VT
Charles W. Scranton— South Londonderry, VT
John A. Shepard, Jr.— Niskayuna, NY

Members of the Board of Trustees and officers of the foundation and their families are not eligible to receive grants from the foundation.

Rowland Foundation Board of Trustees

Charles W. Scranton, Executive Director

Chuck Scranton spent 35 years in schools, 28 of which were in school leadership. From 1993-2008 he was the Headmaster of Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester and taught in the English and history departments. He served on the Executive Committee of the Vermont Independent School Association and the Board of Directors of the Independent School Association of Northern New England. Chuck received his B.S. in Economics from Wagner College and his Masters in Education from Rutgers University.

Chuck Scranton's 2013 TEDx talk, "The Immovable Mountain"

Chuck Scranton

Margie J. Malko, Administrative Assistant

Prior to her becoming a senior executive administrative assistant at a Fortune 500 company, Marge was an adjunct faculty member at Raritan Valley Community College (N.J.) and a high school and middle school teacher. Marge received her B.S. in education from Rider University.

Margie J. Malko

Senior Rowland Associates

mmartin Senior Rowland Associates work closely with the Executive Director to further the mission of the Foundation, to spread awareness of its work and to assist in strategic planning. They are not part of the selection process. The current Senior Rowland Associates, Mike Martin (left) formerly of Champlain Valley Union High School and now Director of Curriculum and Technology for the Montpelier School District; and Jean Berthiaume (right), formerly at Harwood Union High School, now principal at Fayston Elementary School, are both 2009 Rowland Fellows. jberthiaume

Rowland Associates

Rowland Associates serve two-year terms and lead a cohort of Rowland Fellows organized around specific school transformational themes. They are not part of the selective process for fellowships.

Rowland Foundation Fellow  Matthew DeBlois
Matthew DeBlois
Vergennes Union High School
Rowland Foundation Fellow Jennifer Kravitz
Jennifer Kravitz
Rutland High School
Rowland Foundation Fellow Peter McConville
Peter McConville
Burlington High School
Rowland Foundation Fellow Caitlin Steele
Caitlin Steele
Formerly from Otter Valley Union High School
Currently UVM Doctoral Student

Technical Coordinator

Jason Finley
Jason Finley


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