Executive Director, MENTOR Vermont
- Program Planning & Design
- Organizational Development/Strategic Planning
- Sustainability/Resource Development
- Mentoring Program Evaluation
Chad is a 2004 graduate of Dartmouth College, where he majored in Earth Science and earned his secondary teacher certification credential. While in college, Chad helped start a school-based mentoring program at a local middle school for youth with learning differences and was a student leader and mentor in a community-based mentoring program. After college, he worked as the program director of The DREAM Program, a village mentoring program that matches youth from local affordable housing communities with mentors from neighboring colleges and provides year-round wraparound services. In August 2009, Chad moved to Boston, MA to spearhead DREAM’s first office and programs outside the state of Vermont.
Chad returned to Vermont and joined MENTOR Vermont in May of 2013 as the executive director to lead the organization’s expansion into a statewide mentoring partnership. Chad also currently serves as chair of MENTOR National’s Affiliate Advisory Council. He also oversees all aspects of MENTOR Vermont’s role as the state technical assistance provider for the National Mentoring Resource Center.
If your Vermont-based mentoring agency is interested in receiving no-cost technical assistance from this provider, please contact Chad Butt ([email protected]) and he can help you apply for support through the National Mentoring Resource Center. MENTOR Vermont is an affiliate of MENTOR National and an official Technical Assistance Provider of the NMRC, a project of MENTOR and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.