Laural Ruggles is the Vice President of Marketing and Community Health Improvement at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital. Laural has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare administration, including medical office operations, marketing, and community health. She has been the Project Manager for the St. Johnsbury Blueprint for Health initiative since 2005, and is the architect of the local Community Health Team. She chairs the St. Johnsbury area Fit and Healthy Coalition, and is a member of the Caledonia/southern Essex Tobacco Coalition. She has a Master of Business Administration from Plymouth State College, and a Master of Public Health from Dartmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine.