Our Team

VPRC was founded by a group of child welfare parents and professionals who share decades of experience with the current child protection system.

Trine Bech, Executive Director

Founder and Exectuive Director Vermont Parent Representation Center, Inc.
Forward is the only direction in which positive progress can be made.

Sara Kobylenski, Chair

Executive Director Upper Valley Haven
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Stephen Habif, Treasurer

Vermont Parent Representation Center, Inc.
Here's to all volunteers, dedicated people making a difference.

John Gorton, Vice Chair

Dairy Farmer
There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Brooke Jenkins, J.D.

Seek justice: Make a commitment to serve the needs of the ‘least of these’ and give voice to the voiceless.