Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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

Executive Committee

Sarah Peluso, Board Chair
Jason Robart, Vice Chair
John Myhre, Finance

Rob Alberts, Emeritus, is the Founder and Past President of EastView. Past owner of Middlebury Fitness, Rob is responsible for the vision and building of EastView. He was President of the United Way of Addison County Board (2008-2010) and a Commissioner of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency (2006-2011). Rob broadcasts Middlebury College men’s and women’s basketball games. Currently he is an Assistant Basketball Coach for the men’s basketball team at Middlebury College. Rob lives in Bridport with his wife, Sarah, and their three children.

Karen Beinhaur is a Registered Nurse and currently serves as the Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President of Patient Care Services at Porter Hospital. Karen has been a nurse for over 20 years and has worked in a variety of clinical settings in New Hampshire and Vermont. Karen is a seventh generation Vermonter and grew up in Vergennes. She is a member of the Vergennes Congregational Church, where her father is the minister. Karen lives in Shoreham with her husband, Sean, and their son Colby. She enjoys traveling and savoring the beauty of the outdoors.

Sheila Cameron joined Middlebury College in 2007 and serves as Director of Organizational Development, supporting staff and faculty at Middlebury’s undergraduate college, graduate schools, and institute of international studies in Monterey. Since 2002, Sheila has applied her management experience daily as the owner of the Middlebury Boarding and Daycare Kennel, LLC. She earned a BA in History from Trinity College and an MS in Business from Albertus Magnus College. She lives in Middlebury with her husband, daughter, 3 dogs and two cats.

Mary Cullinane

Dick Foote is an attorney with the law firm of Conley & Foote in Middlebury, where, since 1987, his practice has focused on estate planning, real estate and civil litigation. He is a past Board Chair of Addison County Home Health & Hospice, Hospice Volunteer Services, and Youth Safety Council of Vermont. In addition to serving on EastView’s board, he currently serves on the Boards of Porter Medical Center, Cooperative Insurance Companies, and is Chair of the Addison County Grammar School Corporation. Dick lives in Bridport with his wife, Missy.

Meg Storey Groves is the Associate Vice President for Alumni and Parent Programs at Middlebury College. Her work includes the oversight of major alumni and parent campus events, regional alumni programming, and the Middlebury Alumni Association Board. An East Asian Studies major at Middlebury, she also holds an MBA from The Tuck School at Dartmouth. Meg lives in Cornwall with her husband, Laurie. They have three children in various stages of leaving the nest.

Betsy Lane and her husband moved to EastView in September 2012, soon after the Inn was open. She and her husband spent thirty years in the Foreign Service of the US Department of State, living in various parts of the Middle East and Africa. After her husband’s retirement, Betsy took every course on gerontology that was available through the Consortium of Colleges in Worcester, MA, while her husband developed a new career teaching courses on US Foreign Policy at Clark University and Holy Cross College. She continues to draw on her life experiences in community work as a long time resident of EV and as a recent chairman of the Residents’ Council.

Sarah Peluso 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 the 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.

Stacey Rainey is a partner at Community Barn Ventures, a strategic advisory firm, in Middlebury. She also redeveloped and now operates The Stone Mill building downtown. In addition to the EastView board, Stacey serves on the Champlain College board as well as Middlebury Underground. She earned a BA from Union College and an MBA from Boston College. Stacey lives with her family in Weybridge and can often be found running, hiking or biking on local roads and trails.

Jason Robart 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 Middlebury grads as well.