Establishing Statute:  U.S.C.A. § 796d (West)

Department:  Agency of Human Services

Description:   Partnership with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Division of the Blind and Visually Impaired, over the implementation of independent living services under Title VII of the Rehabilitation Act.  Mission Statement:  The Vermont Statewide Independent Living Council exists to advance the equality with which people with disabilities enjoy, participate in and contribute to the lives of their communities, families and friends.

Board Members:


Name of SILC member

Appointment Category

Brian Smith

Service provider


Fred Jones

DSU rep

Sarah Wendell-Launderville

CIL rep

Gary Snyder

Person with disability

Steve Pouliot 

Transportation Rep

Christopher Younce

Person with disability


Timothy Bradshaw

Parent of a person with a disablity

Sharon Henault

Person with disability

 Sam Liss

Person with disability

 Hilary Melton

Person with disability

 Whitney Nichols

Service Provider, Parent of a person with a disablity

Adam Weschler

RESOURCE representative

 Paul Betz

Person with disability

Allen Sherman Person with disability

Contact Information

Office of Governor Phil Scott
109 State Street, Pavilion
Montpelier, VT 05609
Phone: 802 828-3333 (TTY: 800 649-6825)
Fax: 802 828-3339

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