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Governor Phil Scott Appoints 55 To Boards and Commissions in September

October 5, 2017

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced he appointed 55 Vermonters to State boards and commissions in 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 in September are listed below:

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

  • Edward Clark of Rutland

State Police Advisory Commission

  • Glenn Boyde of Colchester
  • Shirley Jefferson of South Royalton
  • Patti Pallito of Richmond

Elevator Safety Review Board

  • James Bushey of Milton
  • William F. Henry, Jr. of West Topsham

Governor’s Veterans Advisory Council

  • David Boyle of South Burlington

Council on Homelessness

  • Marty Martinez of Winooski

State Board of Education

  • Callahan Sandra Beck of St. Johnsbury (Student)

Children and Family Council for Prevention Programs

  • Donn Hutchins of Dorset

State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • Shane Collins of Swanton

Connecticut River Watershed Advisory Committee

  • Rep. David Deen of Putney
  • Steven Lembke of Guildford
  • Tara Bamford of East Thetford

Milk Commission

  • Paul Doton of Woodstock
  • Reg Chaput of North Troy
  • Linda Berlin of South Burlington
  • Harold Howrigan, Jr. of Sheldon
  • Jane Clifford of Starksboro
  • Jerry Booth of East Barre

State Veterinary Board

  • Paula Yankauskas of Hyde Park

Aviation Advisory Council

  • Paul Carroccio of Manchester
  • Douglas White of Stowe
  • Robert Flint of Springfield
  • Janice Peasle of Guildhall
  • George Coy of Swanton
  • Rep. Barbara Murphy of Fairfax
  • Steven Dolgin of St. Johnsbury
  • Kelly Colling of Fairfax

Capitol Complex Commission

  • Rachel Feldman of Middlesex
  • Heather Shouldice of Montpelier
  • Susan Hayward of Middlesex

Web Portal Board

  • Michael Smith of Orange

Recreational and Educational Facilities Grant Program Committee

  • Mark Delaney of Jeffersonville

Human Services Grant Advisory Committee

  • Barbara Ternes of Bellows Falls

New England Board of Higher Education

  • Kevin Quigley of Marlboro

Public Transit Advisory Council

  • Bethany Whitaker of Burlington

Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs

  • Andrea Lee Brett of Burlington
  • Joelen Mulvaney of Barre
  • Jennifer Morton of Montpelier
  • Paul Fassler of Burlington

Funeral Service Board

  • James Minor of Fairfax

Board of Libraries

  • Regine Ewins of Charlotte

Vermont Veterans’ Home Board of Trustees

  • Janet Osmer of West Windsor

Board of Architects

  • Elizabeth Merrill of Williston

Board of Chiropractic

  • Vernon Temple of Bellows Falls

Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons

  • Daniel Wilson of East Montpelier

Board of Radiologic Technology

  • Brian Bidwell of Derby Line

Plumbers Examining Board

  • Thomas Nesbitt of Waterbury Center

Board of Nursing

  • Ellen Watson of Burlington

Criminal Justice Training Council

  • Silas Loomis of Hydeville
  • Erica Marthage of Manchester Center

Liquor Control Board

  • Devon Fuller of Brandon

Vermont Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision

  • Dale Crook of Colchester