VPI, Inc. announced the promotion of Megan Gerl to Vice President of Community Programs yesterday. Gerl will be responsible for all Mental Health and Education programs, the VPI Community Day Center, the VPI Community Outreach Center, Workforce Solutions, Pre-Employment and Exploration, and the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) programs in Calumet, Fond du Lac, and Outagamie counties.
Gerl joined VPI in December of 2018. She has been a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor since 2011, a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2013, and has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from UW-Madison. During her career, she has been involved with the Appleton Housing Authority Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinating Committee, Outagamie County Mental Health Court, Winnebago County Community on Transition, and the Outagamie County Community on Transition.
VPI’s mission is to promote the dignity and worth of individuals who have disabilities or are disadvantaged and to assist them in developing their optimum level of social, vocational, and economic independence in the community.
VPI, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization provides a variety of community programs and services – including education, early intervention, employment, mental health, and social and recreational services, and packaging solutions to the Fox Cities and surrounding areas. By providing efficient contract packaging and production services to private industry with an integrated workforce, VPI has been able to deliver community programing and services to support the changing needs of community members with disabilities or disadvantages.