Cathedral Square appoints three new members to board of directors

Susan McMillan
Patricia Parmeleau

Cathedral Square, a nonprofit housing group in South Burlington, has appointed Dr. Susan McMillan, Peg Maffitt and Patricia Pomerleau to its board of directors.

“We are thrilled to welcome these three highly accomplished Vermonters to our dedicated team of leaders,” said Cathedral Square CEO Kim Fitzgerald. “Their diverse backgrounds and commitment to community well-being align seamlessly with our mission to provide quality, service-enriched and affordable homes for older Vermonters and people with diverse needs.”

McMillan (top photo) is owner, along with her partner, Kit, of Old North End Veterinary Clinic. The pair also started the Vet to Pet Mobile Veterinary Service. McMillan has been practicing veterinary medicine since graduating from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997.

Maffitt has brought leadership experience to numerous nonprofit organizations dealing with hospice and palliative care. From 2011 to 2021, she served on the board of the Vermont Ethics Network. In her professional life, Maffitt was capital campaign and development director of the King Street Center in Burlington for more than 12 years.

Pomerleau (bottom photo) previously served as chief operating officer of South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and in senior executive positions at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, New York, and Central Vermont Medical Center in Barre. Her expertise encompasses industries from finance and insurance to health care.