21 N Main St, PO Box 409
Randolph, VT 05060


 (802) 728-4305 

 (802) 728-4863 (fax)



Julie Iffland

Executive Director

 802-728-4305 ext. 1002

Julie Iffland is the Executive Director of RACDC. She came to RACDC in 2007 after a 19-year history in conservation real estate, in which she was responsible for negotiation, fundraising, and project management of large community conservation and historic preservation initiatives, first as the Program Coordinator of the State of Connecticut’s open space program, and later as the head of the Connecticut office and the Vermont and New Hampshire programs of the Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit organization. Julie holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Hartford and a B.A. degree from Yale University, where her studies focused on music, history and sociology. While at Yale, Julie and 6 fellow senior women co-founded the first female counterpart to the Whiffenpoofs, an all-senior women’s a cappella group they named Whim n’ Rhythm, which has since established itself internationally. Julie served as Chairperson of Randolph’s Planning Commission for six years and was a founding member of the Randolph Economic Development Council. She recently completed her second term on the Housing Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, as well as the Boards of the Vermont Community Development Association and Stagecoach Transportation System, Inc. She now serves on the Board of the Orange County Special Investigative Unit/Child Advocacy Center. Julie and her partner, Christopher Recchia, run a small diversified organic farm in Randolph, VT.

Craig Billings

Operations Manager

 (802) 728-4305 Ext. 1001

Craig Billings is the Business Manager at RACDC. He came to RACDC in December of 2023. He served in the Army as an Operations Sergeant and retired after 23 years of service.

Ann Howard

Support and Services at Home (SASH) Coordinator

Ann Howard is a life-long resident of Braintree who has a BA in Literature from Castleton State College. She has been working with older adults for the past 10 years, mostly in the Lebanon region, first as a PCA and then as a Care Coordinator and Office Administrator for a non-medical home care agency. Growing up in a multigenerational family, Ann has always been comfortable with people of all ages. She enjoys serving her community, cooking and crochets blankets with more enthusiasm than skill. She hopes to bring kindness and curiosity to the role of SASH coordinator!

Nathan Johnston

Information Technology

 (802) 728-4305 ext. 1006

Nathan Johnston is the Information Technology support at RACDC. His primary roles at RACDC include managing several websites, graphic design, systems analysis, and community development. Prior to RACDC, Nathan was an IT support for public school systems in Illinois for 10 years. Nathan is from Illinois but currently lives in Randolph. Nathan’s hobbies include photography and being outdoors.

Wayne Fontanella

Housing Specialist

 802-728-4305 x 1003

Wayne Fontanella is the Housing Director at RACDC, and was recently hired in 2021. Prior to coming to RACDC, Wayne owned and operated multiple small businesses through the last 30 years. Wayne's primary role at RACDC is to manager multiple properties in and around Randolph. Wayne earned a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Eastern Connecticut State University and did some graduate studies at San Diego State University. Post college, Wayne traveled extensively throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia. Upon returning to the US, Wayne lived in multiple states out West until he settled in San Diego. Finally, while in his 40's, he moved to Vermont to homestead on 40 acres. Wayne spent years building his own home as well as renovating multiple building. Wayne has one son.

Laura Di Piazza

Downtown Program Manager


Laura Di Piazza is a community builder with many years of event planning and development/fundraising experience. In previous roles she led successful year-end appeals, coordinated many non-profit and community special events, and provided full-cycle grant management. Laura, who has a Master of Fine Arts degree, is also an abstract artist, freelance professional calligrapher, and calligraphy instructor. As a small business owner of Calligraphy Arts, since the late 90’s, and having worked in her family’s video store business in the 80’s from age 12 to 17, she has seen up close some of the challenges and benefits of running a small business. She hopes to leverage her experiences, and willingness to learn, to support Randolph’s amazing downtown business district. Laura was born and (mainly) raised in Brooklyn, New York, and lived in Asmara, Eritrea and in a suburb of Rome, Italy when a young child. She relocated to the Upper Valley in 2008 with her family and is honored to serve the Randolph community as RACDC’s Downtown Program Manager.