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Governor Phil Scott Appoints 33 Vermonters to Boards and Commissions in October

October 31, 2022

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

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 during the month of October are listed below:

Green Mountain Care Board

  • Owen Foster, Jericho
  • David Murman, Waterbury
  • Robin Lunge, Berlin

Access Board    

  • Sandra Silla, Burlington
  • Nate Besio, Colchester

Vermont Community Development Board

  • Cynthia Gubb, Londonderry
  • Lisa Sullivan, Wilmington

Vermont Fire Service Training Council   

  • Tom Estey, Starksboro
  • Aaron Collette, Williston

Criminal Justice Council               

  • Bill Sorrell, Burlington
  • Maira Tungatarova, Brattleboro
  • Karim Chapman, East Wallingford
  • Shawn Pratt, Bennington
  • Christopher Louras, Rutland
  • Brian Searles, Burlington

Board of Nursing            

  • Jennifer Lyon, Barre

Board of Health              

  • Brody Brown, Williamstown
  • Dawn Philibert, South Burlington

Plumbers Examining Board         

  • Steve Goodrich, North Bennington
  • Tom Nesbitt, Waterbury Center
  • Brian Thomas, Shrewsbury


Elevator Safety Review Board

  • Rob Devillers, Hyde Park
  • Lon Bullinger, Colchester


Vermont Pension Investment Commission

  • Mary Alice McKenzie, Burlington
  • Brad Ferland, Hardwick


Vermont Veterans' Home Board of Trustees

  • Peter Fagen, Rutland
  • Catherine Tester, Orwell


Board of Pharmacy

  • Olivia Sprague, St. Albans


Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

  • Dorothy Helling, Montpelier
  • Pam Chisholm, Duxbury
  • Laura Medalie, Montpelier
  • Robert Peterson, Richmond
  • Greg Wight, Brookfield