Our Team

The Open Door Clinic is run by a passionate and committed part-time team based in Middlebury, Vermont. We can only increase access to healthcare because of our +140 amazing volunteers, which includes our Medical Director, our Dental Director, and our Board of Directors.


Heidi Sulis, MPH
Executive Director
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Heidi has been working in health care since 1985. She began her career at the American College of Nurse-Midwives and from there spent three years working for the Frontier Nursing Service in southeastern Kentucky. From 1989 to 2011, she managed the Department of Community Health Outreach at Porter Hospital, where, among a variety of programs and projects, she was fully responsible for managing and evaluating staff persons and developing and maintaining the departmental budget. While at Porter, and in collaboration with the Vermont Humanities Council, she was able to provide all employees and volunteers an opportunity to share experiences through the reading of literature, poetry and sharing stories. Prior to joining the Open Door Clinic staff, Heidi worked at Bristol Internal Medicine, volunteered at clinics and served on ODC's Board of Directors. Heidi earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and English from Wellesley College, and a Master's Degree in Public Health from Yale Medical School.


Terry Naumann, MD
Volunteer Medical Director
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In addition to volunteering at the ODC and at the People's Health and Wellness Clinic in Barre, Dr. Naumann has been a part time clinical faculty at UVM College of Medicine since 1985.  His professional experience includes private clinical practice at Thomas Chittenden Health Center and as an Attending Physician at Fanny Allen Hospital and University of Vermont Medical Center.  He worked as a part time Emergency Department Physician at Porter Hospital between 1983 and 1986.  Dr. Naumann has served on several UVM Department of Family Practice committees and on the Board of Vermont Managed Care.  He lives in Richmond with his wife, Ann, a physical therapist at UVMMC who also volunteers at the ODC, and their three children, Maria, Jesse, and Alex.


Jody Brakeley, RN
Clinic Manager and Nurse Case Manager
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Jody grew up on a farm in Bridport and has been a nurse in primary care practices in Addison County for 31 years.  Jody manages the day-to-day medical operations of the clinic, coordinates our Tuesday evening clinics and ensures appropriate medical follow-up for our patients.


Melanie Clark
Certified Vermont Health Connect Navigator
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Melanie assists individuals and small businesses in understanding their health care options, provides them with impartial information regarding plans, and helps them apply for plans that best fit their needs. Prior to taking this position, she worked with the ODC for 13 years as the Tobacco Prevention Coordinator for Addison County, when she focused on tobacco prevention and control initiatives.


Julia Doucet, RN
Outreach Nurse & Nurse Case Manager
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Julia runs health outreach clinics throughout Addison County, especially targeting migrant farm workers.  Clinics include vaccination clinics, basic health screenings, and dental screenings.  She is conversational in Spanish and has lived and worked in Mexico and Central America.


Adam Fasoli, DMD
Volunteer Dental Director
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Adam Fasoli graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in Religion in 2004, and from Tufts School of Dental Medicine in 2010. Adam has always known that he wanted to be in the healthcare profession but did not discover dentistry until after he graduated from Middlebury. Dentistry allows him help people with their oral health needs and also gives him the freedom to practice exactly the way he thinks will benefit the patients the most. Adam loves being a dentist and cannot imagine being in another profession. He is very excited to help integrate our migrant patient population into the Vermont healthcare community.


Heidi Considine, RDH
Dental Hygienist & Dental Case Manager
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Heidi has always been fascinated with the medical field and has a deep appreciation for the human body and how complicated it can be. She helps people be aware of their oral health status and how to improve it. Heidi holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and a degree in Dental Hygiene from Vermont Technical College. She has been working as a dental hygienist since 2009.


Josh Lanney
Patient Services Coordinator
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Josh assists with the coordination of patient care services. He is responsible for organizing patient visits and coordinating volunteer interpreters. A native of New Hampshire, Josh graduated with a double major in Music and Spanish and a minor in Geography from Saint Michael’s College. He has previously been involved with Vermont’s migrant worker population as a part-time coordinator with Migrant Justice and as a founder and director of the student organization Juntos at Saint Michael’s and the University of Vermont. He is also a professional pianist and a ski coach at Stowe.


Audrey Goettl
Bilingual Administrative Assistant
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Audrey started volunteering for the Open Door Clinic in January 2016 and joined the staff in August 2016. She graduated from Middlebury College as a pre-med student with a major in Neuroscience and a minor in Spanish. She is also working as a medical scribe at Mountain Health Center. Audrey provides general office support and helps with several fundraising projects. She can speak Spanish and Mandarin.

Open Door Clinic Board of Directors

The Open Door Clinic Board members include professionals from every corner in Addison County. They come from diverse professional backgrounds and are committed to contribute for a healthier community.

Carol Causton, RN
  • Chair
  • Town: Shoreham
James Dumont, Esq
  • Member
  • Town: Bristol
Adam Fasoli, DMD
  • Dental Director
  • Town: Middlebury
Gale Hurd
  • Secretary
  • Town: Middlebury
Peggy Keith
  • Member
  • Town: Middlebury
Terry Naumann, MD
  • Medical Director
  • Town: Richmond
Laurene Rogers
  • Member
  • Town: Middlebury
Jim Runcie, Esq
  • Member
  • Town: Starksboro
Gina Tindall
  • Treasurer
  • Town: Middlebury