IMG_4470Morgan Webster, Director, 802.862.1645 x21

Morgan is responsible for day-to-day operations, programs, and strategic communications. She comes to us with over 15 years experience working and volunteering with Vermont non-profits. She has a wide knowledge of successful communications strategies including project and events management, staff and committee recruitment, print and online marketing, and social media engagement.


Lauren-Glenn Davitian, Executive Director, 802.862.1645 x12

Lauren-Glenn is responsible for partnerships and strategy. Common Good Vermont is a project of CCTV Center for Media & Democracy, founded with fellow community/media activists in 1984. She is deeply committed to building better communities through innovative collaborations and media projects. A graduate of the University of Vermont with a BA in Anthropology, Lauren-Glenn has most recently been recognized by the Alliance for Community Media and NTEN. Currently she serves on the Board of the Lake Champlain Waldorf School and the Center for Digital Democracy.

Kathleen Swanson, Development Director

Kathleen is responsible for developing relationships with funders, corporate underwriters and individual donors. She has worked with Vermont nonprofits for more than 25 years as volunteer leader and staff member. In 1997, she co-founded the South Hero Land Trust – which has conserved more than 2,000 acres of farmland and open space – and continues to serve as Vice President. Kathleen has worked in journalism, public relations and owned a community-focused market and cafe in the Village of South Hero for 4 years.

BarrieBarrie Silver, Communications & Marketing, 802.862.1645

Barrie is an innovative, mission-driven communications professional who is passionate about social justice and social change and committed to helping organizations survive and thrive by embracing social media and technology. When Barrie is not supporting Common Good Vermont, CCTV and Channel 17 with communications and marketing, she is supporting Slow Food Vermont, Theater Kavanah, and other local causes.


Liz Ruffa, Special Projects Coordinator,  802.362.4013

When Liz isn’t coordinating regional and special projects for Common Good Vermont, she is expanding the local food system in Bennington County, where she lives. Before moving to Vermont 10 years ago, she worked in the performing arts industry in New York City as a producer and consultant. She serves on arts and educational nonprofit boards and spearheaded Tall Spire Farm, a food access initiative that provides hunger relief in Vermont’s Northshire.