Howard Center announces new hires, promotions

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Mon, 11/05/2018 - 10:59am -- Denise Sortor

Penny Johnson was recently hired as Howard Center’s Director of Accounting. Johnson brings with her more than 30 years of diverse financial experience, including four years as Controller for Seventh Generation. She has Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Southern Vermont College in Bennington, Vermont, and lives in Colchester.

Cara Gleason Krebs was promoted to the position of School Services Director. Krebs has previous experience as the Director of Howard Center’s Northern Lights program and the School Services Supervisor for the Burlington and South Burlington School Districts. Krebs has a Master’s in Social Work, a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Boston University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from St. Michael’s College. She lives in Burlington.

Howard Center helps 16,000 people in over 60 locations and six counties each year with mental health, substance use, and developmental services. Howard Center’s 24/7/365 mobile crisis service, First Call for Chittenden County is available to meet the needs of Chittenden County children, adults, and families in crisis at 802-488-7777. Howard Center is a funded agency of the United Way of Northwest Vermont. Help is here.