New Board of Directors Appointments

August 11, 2021


VITL welcomes Shawn Burroughs, CIO of Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH), to its board of directors. Shawn will be chairing the board’s Technology Committee.

Burroughs brings more than 15 years of health information technology experience to VITL. Currently, he oversees all aspects of data aggregation, connectivity, security, and analytics at NVRH in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Burroughs is a key player in NVRH’s strategic plan that includes adopting and implementing innovative technologies in support of high quality health care. He holds an M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration and Management. “We are thrilled to have Shawn as part of the VITL Board,” said Leah Fullem, MHCDS, Board Chair. “His experience and innovative thinking will be an asset as VITL continues to manage and enhance its robust data sharing network for the Vermont health care community.”

VITL is also pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Tieman, President and CEO of the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS) as Board Secretary and member of the VITL Executive Committee. Tieman was one of three new board members VITL welcomed in 2020, along with Board Treasurer, Debra Royce of Bogner of America and Tim Kenney of SOOS.