Mission Statement

The Wilson House of East Dorset and Griffith Library maintain the spirit, memory, and purpose of Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, at his historic birthplace and childhood home.

Vision Statement

Our purpose is to foster a welcoming home, providing facilities for people in recovery to pursue spiritual growth, education and development.

Values Statement

Honesty, Integrity and Gratitude.

Berta Maginniss, Executive Director
Lindsey Harty, Director of Development

Board of Directors
Fred Shields, Pennsylvania, President
Susan Kleiner, New Jersey, Vice President
Elise Redmond, Vermont, Secretary
Tom Connelly, New York
Greg Edwards, Washington, D.C.
Greg Hain, Connecticut
Shawn Harrington, Vermont
Michael Kasevich, Missouri
Liz Miller, Vermont
Victoria Silsby, Vermont


History of the Wilson House in Dorset, The News Project, GNAT-TV
At East Dorset Birthplace Of AA’s Founder, Alcoholics In Recovery Volunteer Their Time, Vermont Public Radio