Beth Tanzman is the Director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health. The Blueprint for Health reforms Vermont’s health service delivery network by developing patient-centered medical homes, community health teams, health information systems, payment reforms, and networks of community-based collaboratives. In addition to leading the statewide expansion of the Blueprint, Ms. Tanzman leads the state-wide Hub & Spoke program for opioid addiction for the Department of Vermont Health Access. Beth led the development of the report to the Legislature on how the health services system could address Adverse Childhood Experiences. Prior to joining the Blueprint, Beth served as Vermont’s Deputy Commissioner for Mental Health leading the planning to replace Vermont State Hospital, supporting the development of intensive services for children and families, and the implementation of evidence-based services for adults with mental illness. Ms. Tanzman directed Adult Mental Health Services for the state Department of Mental Health for over a decade.
Beth has an MSW from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at SUNY Albany. She serves as Board Chair for Alyssum, Inc. a peer-run crisis residential program in Rochester Vermont, is on the board of Pathways Vermont., a statewide “Housing First” organization, and is president of her home owners association.