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October 2, 2018

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced he’s appointed 33 Vermonters to State boards and commissions during the month of September.

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 between September 1-30 are listed below:


Animal Cruelty Investigations Advisory Board

  • Gwynn Zakof, Barre
  • Kristin Haas, Hinesburg

Vermont Enhanced 911 Board

  • Thomas Hango, Enosburg
  • Steven Locke, Hartland

Vermont Fire Service Training Council

  • John Marcus, Jericho

Governor’s Community Violence Prevention Task Force

  • Robert Pelosi, Wilmington
  • The Honorable Judge Robert Mello, Hinesburg
  • Rep. Maxine Grad, Moretown
  • Rep. Pat Brennan, Colchester

Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

  • Alison Logan, Winooski
  • Connie Tompkins, Colchester
  • Gary Eley, Burlington
  • Laurie Knauer, Hydeville
  • Shevonne Travers, Grand Isle
  • Elizabeth Fontaine, Swanton
  • Corey Cenate, South Burlington

Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs

  • Carol Irons, Albany
  • Carol McGranaghan, East Barre
  • Eugene Rich, Enosburg Falls
  • Richard Holschuh, Brattleboro

Livestock Care Standards Advisory Board

  • Brian Kemp, Cornwall

Board of Libraries

  • Rebekah Irwin, Middlebury

Vermont Milk Commission

  • Linda Berlin, South Burlington
  • Jerry Booth, East Barre
  • Harold Howrigan, Jr., Fairfield

Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Council

  • Bob Leach, Brattleboro

Board of Nursing

  • Kristi Cross, Bennington
  • Kelly Sinclair, Danville

Board of Pharmacy

  • James Arisman, Marshfield

State Program Standing Committee for Adult Mental Health

  • Thelma Stoudt, Rutland City

State Workforce Development Board

  • Monica Greene, North Hero

Sunset Advisory Commission

  • Sue Zeller, Montpelier

Victims Compensation Board

  • Margaret Joyal, Burlington