Central Office Directory

Central office staff provide direct and indirect support to students and schools throughout the supervisory union. OSSU Central office staff are listed below. School Staff are listed on individual school websites.

​In the case of an emergency, please contact:

    • Superintendent Joanne LeBlanc on her cell at 802-535-6640.
    • If Joanne LeBlanc is not available, please contact Rick Pembroke at ext. 2902
    • If Rick Pembroke is not available, please contact Heather Freeman at ext. 2903 or cell 802-730-3990.
    • Learn more about OSSU's emergency management.

Office of the Superintendent

Joanne M. LeBlanc, MEd

School board management, instructional leadership, legislative issues, legal, leadership team coordinator, public relations

802-472-6531 x 2901
Email Joanne

Human Resources

Tess Martin

Human Resources Manager 
New and renewed employee contracts, personnel records, benefits, and leave, HR forms, HR reporting, Unemployment Compensation, Workers Compensation, and Affordable Care Act

802-472-6531 x 2909
Email Tess

Heather Freeman, MEd

Director of Student Services
Special Education, MTSS, PBIS, interagency supports, alternative programs, homeless students, early childhood education
802-472-6531 x 2903
Email Heather


Wanda Webster

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Student Services and Medicaid clerk

Special Education support and billing, Director's calendar

802-472-6531 x 2908
Email Wanda

Business and Operations Services

John Smith, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for finance, budget (development, reporting and audits), transportation, operations, revenue protection, procurement, tuition management, food service, state and federal regulations, state financial reports, financial policies and audits, and insurance. Supervisor of Accounting Manager, Payroll/Benefits Specialist and 2 Financial Assistants.

802-472-6531 x 2902
Email John

Grace Maniatty

Accounting Manager

802-472-6531 x 2920
Email Grace

Brittany Currie

Senior Accountant
802-472-6531 x 2912
Email Brittany



Sonja Darling

Financial Assistant
General ledger and accounts payable (requisitions / purchase orders / invoices / checks, etc) for Greensboro, Hardwick, Hazen, Lakeview, Stannard, Wolcott

802-472-6531 x 2911
Email Sonja

Instructional Services

Rhoda McLure

Director of Assessment, Instruction, & Grants
​OSSU-wide assessments and data, curriculum coordination, grant management, ELL, home study liason

802-472-6531 x 2905

Email Rhoda

Ted Gates

Data Analyst
PowerSchool, PowerTeacher, School Messenger, Goalview,  State/Federal reporting for student data, data support, custom data requests

802-472-6531 x 2907
Email Ted


Technology Services

David Martin

Tech Director

Communications and Technology Director 
​Servers, networks, Internet infrastructure, tech staff coordination, technology planning and training, phone & communication support, eRate.

802-472-6531 x 2906
Email David


Executive Assistant to the Superintendent