Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Leading EastView from vision to vibrancy through local, nonprofit governance and oversight.

Executive Committee

Sarah Peluso, Board Co-Chair
Jason Robart, Board Co-Chair
Mary Cullinane, Board Vice-Chair
Rob Alberts, Director Emeritus

Rob Alberts, Director Emeritus, is the Founder and Past President of EastView, and founder and former owner of Middlebury Fitness, Community Investment Counselors, and Vermont Sun Fitness.  Rob is responsible for the vision and building of EastView.  He has served as President of the United Way of Addison County (2008-2010) and as a Commissioner of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency (2006-2011).  Currently, he is an Assistant Basketball Coach for the men’s basketball team at Middlebury College.  He lives in Bridport with his wife, Sarah, and their three children when they are not away at school and college.

Diana Barnard

Mary Cullinane is Vice-Chair of the EastView Board of Directors.  She has spent the last 20 years in various leadership positions in the education, technology and publishing industries.  She is co-founder of Community Barn Ventures, a boutique consulting firm, based in Middlebury, VT and co-founder of The Stone Mill Re-Development Project which has reimagined how to develop and operate a commercial building in downtown Middlebury.  She currently serves on the boards of AquaVitea and Capstone Publishing and recently served as Chairperson of the Addison Central School District Board.  Mary lives in Weybridge, VT.

Ian Phair

Benj Putnam

Jason Robart is Co-Chair of the EastView Board of Directors, a member of the Finance Committee, and chairs the Values & Growth Committee.  Jason joined the EastView Board in 2018. He is a co-founder and managing director of Bambu Global Healthcare Advisors. Prior to Bambu, he served as Chief Strategy Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and CEO of Zaffre Investments, a strategic healthcare investment firm. An avid cyclist, Jason holds a BA from Middlebury College and lives in Cornwall with his wife Sarah and their two dogs. Their two children are also Middlebury grads.

Sarah Peluso is Co-Chair of the EastView Board of Directors.  She has been a licensed real estate broker for IPJ Real Estate in Middlebury, VT since 2009. Prior to that, she was an area designer for Crate and Barrel, responsible for the Boston area stores and visual merchandising and design, and later worked for a developer staging model homes throughout the Northeast. Sarah has been very involved with United Way of Addison County over the years and was Board President in 2012. Currently she serves on the Middlebury Planning Commission and is also the Addison County Director of the VT Realtors Association. Sarah lives in Cornwall, with her husband, Mark, Medical Director and Head Team Physician at Middlebury College, and their two children.

Deb Wales