The mission of the Vermont Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST) is to identify, remedy, and prevent acts of financial abuse committed against elder and vulnerable adult populations in Vermont.  FAST achieves its mission by taking a holistic and multi disciplinary approach to the problem, which includes cross-disciplinary collaboration, education, and outreach.  FAST partners assist and support one another in a shared belief...


...that All Vermonters are entitled to financial security and independence.

FAST of Vermont is pleased to announce the

Tri-State Conference for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont FAST Members and Guests.

October 21, 2019

 Fill Your Tool Box - Tools to Address Financial Exploitation

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Killington Grand Hotel, Killington, VT 

The Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST) of Vermont  is pleased to announce the first ever Tri-State Conference for Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont FAST members and other professionals working to remedy and prevent the financial exploitation of elders. At this conference you will learn about best practices for addressing financial exploitation and current efforts underway in the Tri-State area, with the goal of developing action plans to improve systems and enhance protection and prevention.


Keynote Speaker 

Paul Greenwood, Esq.

Paul is a former Deputy District Attorney and Lead Elder Abuse Protector from San Diego. He spent 13 years as a lawyer in England prior to working at the San Diego District Attorney's office. For twenty-two years Paul headed up the Elder Abuse Protection Unit at the San Diego DA's Office. In 1999 California Lawyer magazine named Paul as one of their top 20 lawyers of the year in recognition of his pioneering efforts to pursue justice on behalf of senior citizens. Paul now spends much of his post-retirement time consulting on elder abuse cases and providing trainings to law enforcement and Adult Protective Services agencies across the country and internationally.


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FAST of Vermont Members

  • Vermont Attorney General's Office, Consumer Assistance Program
  • Vermont State Police
  • Area Agencies on Aging Executive Directors and Case Manager Supervisors
  • Financial Institutions, Security Officers
  • Long-term Care Ombudsman
  • Department of Disability, Aging, and Independent Living
  • Alzheimer's Association, Vermont Chapter
  • Senator Sander's Office
  • Community of Vermont Elders
  • Department of Financial Regulation
  • Private Attorney's
  • Private Guardians
  • Office of Public Guardian
  • Chittened County State's Attorney's Office

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