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Meet Our Leadership Team

Lynn Smith

Lynn Smith

Executive Director and Administrator

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With over 40 years of experience in Long Term Care, finance and business administration, Lynn made her final career landing with The Manor in 2006. “I bring my collective experience and knowledge, combined with my passion to protect the rights of our beloved aged and disabled, to lead our organization to provide nothing less than excellence in everything that we do, every day.” A native Vermonter, Lynn resides in Chittenden County with her husband, Michael. They have three daughters, Alicia, Emily and Tiernan, and three grandchildren.

Meredith Loomis, RN

Meredith Loomis, RN

Nursing Services Director

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Meredith has long served at the Manor on our nursing staff. She returned to take on the challenging role of Nursing Services Director in 2020. Meredith has three daughters and is a Lamoille County resident.

Stephanie Sweet, BA

Stephanie Sweet, BA

Resident Care and Services Director

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Stephanie holds a BA in Human Services with a focus on Geriatric and Dementia Care.  Stephanie has been in the long term care industry for 20 years. Over the course of that time she has worked in many areas of a long term care facility; including housekeeping and hospitality. She was an LNA for 9½ years and for the last 10 years has been the Resident Care and Services Director at The Manor.  Stephanie lives in Lamoille County with her husband and two children.

Chloe Mead, MOT

Chloe Mead, MOT

Rehabilitation Director

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Chloe graduated from the University of Southern Maine with her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2019. Chloe is originally from Portland, Maine, and moved to Vermont in June of 2020. Chloe joined the rehab team in November of 2021 after having worked at Berlin Health and Rehab in Barre. Chloe started as the fulltime OT and has moved into the Interim Director of Rehab role in June of 2022. Chloe enjoys hiking, skiing, sewing projects, traveling, and spending time with her animals.

Laurie Shapleigh

Laurie Shapleigh

Life Enrichment Director

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Before coming to The Manor, Laurie worked at Berlin Health & Rehabilitation for 23 years. Her goal is to enrich the lives of the Manor’s residents every day. Certified in the Music & Memory program, Laurie brings enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude to all her work and feels truly blessed to be a part of the Manor family. Laurie lives in Northfield Falls with her husband. She has one son, a daughter and two grandchildren.

John Howell

John Howell

Hospitality Director

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John comes to the Manor with years of experience as a Chef. Previous to joining The Manor, John worked in the tourism industry. John is a proud Dad to his daughter, Rosie. He is also an accomplished musician.  He resides in Elmore, VT.

JJ Staples

JJ Staples

Property Maintenance Director & Safety Officer

JJ began working at The Manor in October of 2021. He brings over 20 years of experience in  the building trades from residential high end homes to commercial work. JJ loves the hands-on work and relationships he gets to build with the residents and fellow employees. Born in St. Albans, Vermont, JJ was raised here in Morrisville. He is a graduate of Peoples Academy and lives in Morrisville with his wife Mindy and their four children: Savannah, Paislee, Aaron, and Colby.

Mary L. Collins, BFA

Mary L. Collins, BFA

Marketing Director

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Mary has a 30+ year career in broadcasting, sales, marketing consulting, education, and nonprofit management. She has taught at Champlain College, owned and operated an award-winning production company, and has been nationally recognized by Giving Tuesday as one of only 1000 women identified as a “Woman Who Gives”. Mary is a multi-award-winning writer, voiceover artist, and producer. A sixth generation Vermonter, she has one son, Will, and lives in Elmore, Vermont.

Claire Roy

Accounting Director

Vermont has been home to Claire since graduating from St. Michaels College in Colchester, VT, with a Bachelor of Science degree.  In January of 2012, Claire joined The Manor with many years of experience in Long Term Care billing and accounts receivable.  Claire enjoys being a member of The Manor team and assisting the residents and their family members.

Board of Directors

  • Angela Norder, Chair
  • David Yacovone, Secretary
  • Jeffrey Coslett
  • Linda Greaves
  • Richard Marron