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DVHA Commissioner's Office

Adaline Strumolo has served as the Acting Commissioner for the Department of Vermont Health Access since December 2023. She has also served as the Deputy Commissioner since December of 2019, leading the Department’s eligibility and enrollment, appeals, and policy work in that role. During the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, Addie’s leadership has been crucial for facilitating continuous health coverage for Vermonters and responding to the many changes in federal policies for state Medicaid programs and the enhanced subsidies under the American Rescue Plan Act. Addie previously served as the Department’s Health Care Director, navigating the complexities of changing federal regulations and working to improve Vermont’s health insurance marketplace. Prior to joining the Department of Vermont Health Access, Addie worked for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. She holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Stanford University.

Sandi Hoffman has served as the Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Vermont Health Access since September of 2020 and leads the Department’s clinical services work, inclusive of the Department’s clinical operations, clinical integrity and quality improvement, pharmacy services, data analysis, and oversight and monitoring responsibilities. Sandi previously served as the Department’s Chief of Clinical Services and before that, she was the Department’s Director of Quality Improvement and Clinical Integrity. With over 20 years of direct care experience specializing in early childhood trauma, adolescent development, substance use disorder, mental health and well-being, Sandi’s experience and commitment to integrated care ensures collaboration and coordination are at the core of the Department’s clinical response to member and provider needs. Sandi maintains her licensure as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC), holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Vermont, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Trinity College. Sandi is also a graduate of the Vermont Certified Public Manager Program.