Governor Phil Scott Announces 85 Boards and Commissions Appointments

02 July 2019

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced he’s appointed 85 Vermonters to state boards and commissions since April.

Boards and commissions serve an important role in state government, giving Vermonters numerous opportunities to serve their state and communities. The Governor’s office is currently soliciting applications to fill vacancies and upcoming term expirations. All those interested in serving on a board or commission should visit the Governor’s website at to apply.

Appointments made by the Governor since April are listed below:

Vermont Aviation Advisory Council

  • David Howe of East Fairfield

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future

  • Hilary Soloman of Middletown Springs

Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs

  • Joanne Crawford of Hinesburg

Vermont Community Development Board

  • Cynthia Gubb of Londonderry
  • Lisa Sullivan of Wilmington

Vermont Council on Homelessness

  • John Pellegrini of Orange
  • Jan Demers of Burlington
  • David DeAngelis of Brookline
  • Margaret Bozik  of Alburgh

Vermont Downtown Development Board

  • Patricia Sears of Lowell
  • Tom Torti of Essex Junction
  • Bruce Cheeseman of St. Albans

Vermont Economic Development Authority

  • Anthony Collier of Colchester
  • Ted Foster of Middlebury

Vermont Rail Advisory Council

  • Brian Savage of Swanton

Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators

  • Bernadette Cleland of East Montpelier

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Board of Directors

  • David Larsen of Wilmington

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board of Directors

  • Dustin Degree of St. Albans

Vermont Veterans' Home Board of Trustees

  • Charly Dickerson of Montpelier
  • Jacqueline Kelly of Bennington
  • Jennifer Carmichael of Arlington
  • Daniel Hillard of White River Junction

Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Board

  • Kathleen Wanner of Chittenden
  • Elizabeth Kennett of Rochester
  • Megan Camp of Shelburne

Act 264 Advisory Board

  • Cynthia Smith of Fair Haven
  • Cindy Tabor of Barre
  • Alice Maynard of Underhill
  • Heather Freeman of Hyde Park

Advisory Council on Special Education

  • Sarah Fabrizio of Cambridge
  • Sara Kruk of Shelburne
  • Randi Kulis of Manchester Center
  • Carrie Lutz of Burlington
  • Mary Lundeen of Montpelier
  • Robin Hood of Richmond
  • Julie Regimbal of Swanton

Animal Cruelty Investigation Advisory Board

  • William Brady of St. Albans
  • Erika Holm of Montpelier
  • Gwynn Zakov of Barre
  • Jessica Danyow of Brandon

Board of Dental Examiners

  • Lucille Kelly of South Hero

Board of Libraries

  • Regine Ewins of Charlotte
  • Linda Saarnijoki of Weston

Board of Nursing

  • Daniel Coane of Montpelier

Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons

  • Matthew Gilbert of Essex Junction
  • Jesper Brickley of Brattleboro

Board of Real Estate Appraisers

  • Maryellen LaPerle of Barre          

Caledonia County Assistant Judge

  • Merle Haskins of St. Johnsbury

Clinical Utilization and Review Board

  • Elizabeth Newman of Hinesburg

Council on the Arts

  • Stephen Pite of Berlin

Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living Advisory Board

  • Ruby Baker of Cabot
  • Michele Monroe of South Burlington

Electricians' Licensing Board

  • John Fiske of Rutland

Governor's Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council

  • Christina Nolan of Burlington
  • Roger Marcoux of Hyde Park
  • Michael Dubie of Williston
  • Matthew Birmingham of South Burlington
  • Robert Schlachter of Rutland
  • Michael Bucossi of Brattleboro

Human Rights Commission

  • Joan Nagy of Cambridge

Human Services Board

  • Susan Harritt of Jericho

Joint Committee on Tax Credits

  • Sarah Phillips of Marshfield

Justices of the Peace

  • Judy Carpenter of Greensboro
  • Mary Schwartz of Bakersfield
  • Alice George of Middlebury
  • Lon McClintock of Shaftsbury
  • Donald  Sargent of Colchester
  • Marge Drexler of Cornwall
  • Lauston Stephens of Rutland
  • Robin Apps of Winhall

Occupational Safety and Health Review Board

  • Leigh Phillips of Burlington

Passenger Tramway Board

  • Sam Kessler of Montpelier

Real Estate Commission

  • Kathleen Holmes of Essex Junction
  • Paige Farrington of Burlington
  • John Marchica of Westminster

State Board of Education

  • Kimberly Gleason of Essex Junction
  • Jenna O'Farrell of St. Johnsbury

State Labor Relations Board

  • Roger Donegan of Hinesburg

State Program Standing Committee for Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health

  • Cindy Tabor of Barre
  • Tiffany Moore of Moretown
  • Laureen Mulhern of Bennington

State Workforce Development Board

  • Lynn Vallee of St. Albans

Statewide Independent Living Council

  • Whitney Nichols of Brattleboro

Telecommunications and Connectivity Advisory Board

  • Evan Carlson of Lyndonville
  • Katherine Sims of Craftsbury


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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