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I Build NH/VT connects the construction industry with educators and community partners to help develop the current and future workforce pipeline.

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We’ve Been Helping Develop the Industry’s Workforce Since 2018.

I Build NH/VT is an initiative of Associated Builders and Contractors NH/VT. 

Meet Our Advisory Board Members

Catherine Drouin
Vice President, Green Mountain Communications

Catherine is one of Green Mountain Communications cofounders and currently serves as the company’s vice president. She oversees the company’s business operations, finance, and human resources, including policies and procedures. Catherine manages the IT, marketing, and administration departments. Her leadership supports the company’s strategic plans.

With 33 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Catherine brings a strong focus on efficiencies to improve the workflow processes for the employees and uphold the company’s standards of excellence. She takes pride in fostering Green Mountain’s culture of a team working environment.

Michelle Hilger
Michelle Hilger
Chief Connector, OnSite Power Advocate, Diesel Fuels Specialist, Mongoose Power Solutions

Michelle is an On-Site Power Generation Advocate and Liaison bridging the gap between regulatory agencies, end users, and generator service providers. 

Mark Hodsdon
Mark Hodsdon
President, Palmer & Sicard

Mark Hodsdon has been in the construction industry for more than 30 years; starting his career as an Apprentice Carpenter and eventually becoming a Superintendent, Project Manager, Estimator, General Manager, and Vice President for a Commercial General Contracting Firm. Mark is the President and CEO of Palmer and Sicard, Inc. an employee-owned Mechanical Contracting Firm.

Stacey Kallelis
Work Based Learning Coordinator at Salem High School (SHS)

Over the past six years, Stacey has worked to bridge the gap between business and education, bringing opportunities to the students of SHS while developing strong ties within the community. With a background in marketing and a desire to consistently push the envelope, Stacey has built up various unique career exploration and development opportunities over the years. It is her mission to help students build connections and experience that will serve as a strong foundation for their futures. Stacey serves on several boards and committees across the state to stay involved and engaged. She has been the recipient of several grants to support her work over the years including a multi-year grant from the NH Charitable Foundation to support career pathway development.

Karen LaMontagne
Karen LaMontagne
Vice President, LaMontagne Builders Inc (LBI)

Karen is part of the third generation of LaMontagne Builders Inc (LBI). Since 1964, LBI has been developing homes across southern New Hampshire. Specializing in the process of purchasing raw land through to the delivery of completed communities to homeowners. Karen is currently the Assistant Vice President of the company and oversees much of the daily operations.

Jennifer Landon
Jennifer Landon
V.P. of Education and Workforce Development