Stephanie Mulligan joins UCS board

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Wed, 09/16/2020 - 8:04am -- Denise Sortor

This summer, United Counseling Service (UCS) welcomed Stephanie Mulligan to its board of directors. The UCS board oversees the operations of Bennington County’s community mental and behavioral health and developmental services organization.

“We are pleased to have Stephanie join our board,” said Lorna Mattern, Executive Director of UCS. “She is knowledgeable and has a deep commitment to the community.”

Mulligan graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Following graduation, she worked for a private CPA firm in Latham, New York specializing in personal and small business taxes, then returned to Vermont and Crossroads Accounting in Bennington. In 2013 she became the Business Manager of the Career Development Center (also in Bennington), overseeing budget development and Human Resources. In 2019 Mulligan was appointed Finance Director at MSK and Goldstone Architects.

“The organization serves the ongoing needs that individuals and families experience,” comments Mulligan. “UCS is very important to the health and welfare of this community,” said Mulligan. “I look forward to helping UCS as a board member as it moves forward during these challenging times.”

Stephanie Mulligan has served on the boards of the Bennington Early Childhood Center and Southwest Vermont Union Elementary School District, where she currently serves as Treasurer. She lives in Shaftsbury with her husband and two children and enjoys hiking and spending time with her family.

UCS is a private, non-profit community mental health center serving Bennington County since 1958. UCS promotes healthy lifestyles through all its programs and offers care at 15 different facilities, including two primary outpatient facilities in Bennington and Manchester. With a staff of 300, UCS provides comprehensive, community-based behavioral and developmental services for children, adults, families, and seniors, annually serving nearly 3,000 Bennington County residents. UCS has been designated a Center of Excellence by Vermont Care Partners. For more information visit