Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital is a non-profit, independent organization founded in 1949 by Dr. Carlos G. Otis, governed by bylaws and a Board of Trustees. The Board collaborates with the Grace Cottage Administration Team in setting hospital policy. Members of the all-volunteer Board have various backgrounds and bring unique skills and perspectives to the organization. All share an interest in the collective health of the community and the vitality of the organization. The group meets on the third Friday of every other month and holds an annual meeting each November.

Members of the public may attend and provide input at “open to the public” portions at the beginning of Board of Trustee meetings on:

January 19, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
March 16, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
May 18, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
July 20 18, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
September 21, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
November 16, 2018 (Annual Meeting) from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

Presentations will be limited to fifteen minutes and will be subject to prior approval by the Chair of the Board of Trustees; contact the Executive Administrative Assistant 802-365-3615.  Limited seating is available for the general public at the meetings.

Administration Team

CEO, Douglas DiVello
Chief Financial Officer, Stephen Brown
Chief Medical Officer, Christopher Schmidt, MD
Chief Nursing Officer, Lisa Eaton

View the full Board of Trustees and Administration.

More Information

For more information about Grace Cottage Hospital governance, or for a copy of the most recent Annual Report, contact Andrea Seaton, Director of Community Relations, at (802) 365-9109 or