Staff

The Turning Point Center staff

Located here in Chittenden County, VT.

Executive Director

Gary De Carolis

Operations Managers

Ken Johnson, Weekdays
Sara Glasgow, Nights and Weekends

Development Coordinator

Marielle Stokes

Recovery Coach Supervisor

Ken Johnson

Outreach Peer Support

Jamie Martin

Emergency Department Program – UVM Medical Center

Supervisor

Mike Tella

Peer Recovery Engagement Specialists

Stephanie Torres
Casey English

Bios

Gary De Carolis

Executive Director

Mr. De Carolis has been the President and founder, Center for Community Leadership (2002-2013), a national consulting firm that specialized in issues of leadership development, policy creation and systems of care. Author of A View from the Balcony: Leadership Challenges in Systems of Care and various other monographs/guides/tool kits and columns, related to system change, strategic planning, leadership, and system of care infrastructure development. Mr. De Carolis has an extensive background in designing, building and administering community-based systems of services and supports with over 25 years of hands-on leadership experience at the federal, state, and local government level. He served as Deputy Commissioner for the Vermont Department of Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities from 1988 to 1993; Branch Chief, Federal Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration from 1993 to 2002. He has received major federal/national awards in recognition of his outstanding service and leadership in human services, including two Vice-Presidential Hammer Awards for government innovations and the first National Wraparound Award for changing public policy to promote Wraparound. He served three terms on the Burlington, Vermont City Council.