Our Team

Beth Tanzman, MSW | Executive Director

Beth Tanzman is the Executive Director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health. In addition to supporting the statewide expansion of the Blueprint, Ms. Tanzman leads the 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.

Mara Donohue, MPP | Assistant Director

Mara Krause Donohue joined the Blueprint team in 2017 as an Assistant Director. Before moving to Vermont, Mara worked in health policy and health systems design in the public and private sectors in Washington, DC. Most recently, Mara served as a parent advocate for children with special needs, as a member of the Advisory Council of the District of Columbia Health Care Ombudsman, Co-Chair of the Advisory Council’s Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Special Needs, and as a member of the District of Columbia State Innovation Model Advisory Committee.

Previously, Mara served as the Director of Chronic Disease Policy at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), working closely with federal and state public health officials to improve chronic disease and prevention programs. She was a Director of Policy at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association (PhRMA), serving as the lead policy analyst working on the passage and implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D). While working on Capitol Hill, Mara was a legislative analyst for Senator George Voinovich, working on health and early childhood legislative issues, as well as a budget analyst for the Congressional Budget Office. Before that, Mara worked as a senior policy analyst for the National Governors Association, and as a research associate for 3M Health Information Systems. Mara lives with her husband and two children in Shelburne, Vermont.

Timothy Tremblay, MS | Blueprint Data Analytics, and Information Administrator

Tim is the Blueprint Data Analytics and Information Administrator. He received an MS from Syracuse University and BA from Dartmouth College. Tim's graduate studies included psychoeducational measurement, research design, applied statistics, and meta-analytic methods. His 17 years of data analysis and program evaluation for the State of Vermont has focused on services related to disabilities and healthcare. Tim is a co-author on multiple peer-reviewed publications on program evaluation. He developed and validated the Medicaid data feed in SQL for Vermont's All-Payer Claims Database (APCD; VHCURES), developed data systems for processing Health Information Technology (HIT) Meaningful Use attestations, provided additional support for development and utilization of the State's APCD, a provider registry, a clinical data registry, and systems for patient attribution and payment calculations.

Tim currently supports multiple data systems and projects related to the State's healthcare reform efforts. Through a mix of contract management and direct data work, he assists in planning, negotiating, developing, and validating data systems used for program implementation, payments, and outcomes evaluations

Mary Kate M. Mohlman, Ph.D. | Health Service Researcher

Mary Kate Mohlman currently is a Health Services Researcher in the Blueprint for Health program. Her primary role is aligning research priorities with health care reform policies and assessing their impact.  She returned to this role after serving as the state’s Director of Health Care Reform in the Agency of Human Services where she was responsible for coordinating health care reform efforts across state entities and ensuring alignment with the governor’s priorities. Before joining the Blueprint, Mary Kate worked at the Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center on modeling the effects of tobacco control policies on smoking-related morbidity and mortality rates.  She holds a Ph.D. in Global Infectious Disease and a Masters in Science in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science from Boston College. Mary Kate has published papers in Maternal and Child Health, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Population Health Management, BMC Public Health, and Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Prior to her career in the health sciences, Mary Kate worked for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy as a member of his Judiciary Committee Staff. She currently resides with her husband and two children in Montpelier, Vermont.