Meet Our Staff

Darlene Furey,MSS, MLSP, LICSW – NASW-VT Executive Director

Bio coming soon.



Tate Bates, Chapter Coordinator for NASW-VT

Tate Bates is a flatlander who moved to Vermont in 2011 to pursue community-driven social work. He currently serves as the Chapter Coordinator for the NASW VT chapter. He brings a wealth of experience in non-profit administration and service coordination. Tate received both his BSW and MSW from the University of Vermont. His passions include engaging communities in their own healing, dismantling the prison industrial complex, and pursuing policy development at the state level.


Toby Ingmire – NASW-VT Social Work Intern 

My name is Toby Ingmire, and I am a Social Work Major at Champlain College. My field internship this year is with NASW VT. I chose NASW because I wanted to make a positive change in the world. By joining NASW, I feel like I can get more involved in the world around me and gain the skills to create the largest possible change.