|Jessmaya Morales, Membership and Outreach Coordinator
Jessmaya joined BTT in May 2016, having recently moved to Brattleboro after living and teaching abroad for several years. She holds an MA in teaching English to speakers of other languages from SIT Graduate Institute and a BA/BFA in Women’s Studies & Art from University of California at Santa Cruz. She has worked in a wide array of fields and loves learning new things that continually expand her world. From community advocacy and arts education, to working in a non-profit women’s rights law firm, house-painting, youth empowerment and leadership, and even earning a wildland firefighter certificate while serving on a U.S. Forest Service trail crew; Jessmaya’s done and seen way more than meets the eye. Striving toward social justice and equality, she’s a believer in kindness, planting seeds, listening hard, speaking up, getting out of boxes, and daily dreaming. She’s excited to join the BTT family!
|Alan Baker, IT Coordinator
Alan was an Air Force pilot for 5 years, a business manager for 7 years, and an information technology team leader at IBM for 28 years. Retirement is his giveback time. He has degrees in business administration and computer science. He spends the warm months in Vermont and the cool months in California. He created Windham County’s first Little Free Library. He also serves on Time Banks USA’s advisory team. In 2015 he received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for assisting non-profit organizations and Game of Logging level 2 certification. Alan is an AARP Fraud Watch Network volunteer, Senior Solutions energy visits volunteer, and he maintains websites for several other nonprofit organizations. He joined BTT in 2011 and has been our IT coordinator since 2012.