District Staff and Environmental Commissions

There are five Act 250 District Offices located throughout Vermont. The Barre District Office covers Lamoille and Washington Counties and the towns of Williamstown, Washington, and Orange (District 5). The Essex Junction District Office covers Chittenden County (District 4), Grand Isle and Franklin Counties (District 6), and Addison County (District 9). The Rutland District Office covers Rutland County (District 1) and Bennington County (District 8). The St. Johnsbury District Office covers Caledonia, Orleans and Essex Counties (District 7). The Springfield District Office covers most of Windham County and the southern half of Windsor County (District 2) and northern Windsor County and Orange County, except the towns of Williamstown, Washington, and Orange (District 3).

District Staff

The District Environmental Commissions are professionally and administratively supported by 9 District Coordinators, 1 Act 250 Specialist, and 6 technicians located in 5 regional offices (one of which is co-located with the Central Office in Montpelier).

​District Environmental Commissions

The District Environmental Commissions are responsible for assuring that developments or subdivisions comply with Act 250’s ten criteria. There are nine District Commissions, each composed of a chair, two members, and four alternates and each serving one of nine districts. Commissioners reside in the districts served by their Commission. All Commissioners are appointed by the Governor. 

TO DETERMINE WHICH ACT 250 DISTRICT YOUR PROJECT IS LOCATED IN, CLICK ON THE TOWN LIST LINK BELOW:

 

District 1

Rutland County

Staff

District 1 Coordinator
William Burke, Tel. (802) 786-5923
e-mail: william.burke@vermont.gov

Main Number 
Tel. (802) 786-5920
 

Address

District #1 Environmental Commission
440 Asa Bloomer State Office Building
4th Floor 88 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT 05701

District 1 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Joshua Terenzini (Exp. 1/31/2021)

Members:
John Casella (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Mary Shaw (Exp. 1/31/2023)

Alternates:
John Bloomer (Exp. 1/31/2021)
VACANT
Devon Fuller (Exp. 1/31/2021)
VACANT

District 2

Roughly Windham County and the southern half of Windsor County

Staff

District 2 Coordinator
Stephanie Gile, Tel. (802) 289-0597
e-mail: stephanie.gile@vermont.gov

NRB Act 250 Specialist
Kim Lutchko, Tel. (802) 289-0601
e-mail: kim.lutchko@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Rebecca Bezanson, Tel. (802) 289-0599
e-mail: rebecca.bezanson@vermont.gov

Address

District #2 Environmental Commission
100 Mineral Street
Suite 305
Springfield, VT 05156-3168

District 2 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Thomas Fitzgerald (Exp. 1/31/2021 )

Members:
Abbie Corse (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Gabrielle Ciuffreda (Exp. 1/31/2023)

Alternates:
Chris Callahan (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Cheryl Cox (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Julia Schmitz (Exp. 1/31/2017)
Mark Mullen (Exp. 1/31/2020)

District 3

Roughly Northern Windsor County and Orange County (except the towns of Washington, Williamstown and Orange, which are all within District 5)

Staff

District 3 Coordinator
Linda Matteson, Tel. (802) 289-0598
e-mail: linda.matteson@vermont.gov

NRB Act 250 Specialist
Kim Lutchko, Tel. (802) 289-0601
e-mail: kim.lutchko@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Rebecca Bezanson, Tel. (802) 289-0599
e-mail:  rebecca.bezanson@vermont.gov

Address

District #3 Environmental Commission
100 Mineral Street
Suite 305
Springfield, VT 05156-3168

District 3 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Tim Taylor (Exp. 1/31/2021)

Members:
Roderick J. Maclay (Exp. 1/31/2023)
Suzanne Butterfield (Exp. 1/31/2021)

Alternates:
Anne Margolis (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Marvin Harvey (Exp. 1/31/2020)
Linda Gray (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Clotilde Hryshko (Exp. 1/31/2021)

District 4

Chittenden County

Staff

District 4 Coordinators
Rachel Lomonaco, Tel. (802) 879-5658
e-mail: rachel.lomonaco@vermont.gov

Stephanie Monaghan, Tel. (802) 879-5662
e-mail: stephanie.monaghan@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Christine Commo, Tel. (802) 879-5660
e-mail: christine.commo@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Jessa Mason, Tel. (802) 879-5670
e-mail: jessica.mason@vermont.gov

Address

District #4 Environmental Commission
111 West Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452
Tel. (802) 879-5614

District 4 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Thomas A. Little, Esq. (Exp. 1/31/2023)

Members:
Monique Gilbert (Exp. 1/31/2019)
Parker Riehle (Exp. 1/31/2023)

Alternates:
James McNamara (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Scott Baldwin (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Kate Purcell (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Pamela Loranger (Exp. 1/31/2020)

District 5

Washington and Lamoille Counties and the towns of Williamstown, Washington and Orange

Staff

District 5 Coordinators
Susan Baird, Tel. (802) 476-0134
e-mail: susan.baird@vermont.gov

Josh Donabedian, Tel. (802) 476-0186
e-mail: joshua.donabedian@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Lori Grenier, Tel. (802) 476-0185
e-mail: lori.grenier@vermont.gov

Address

District #5 Environmental Commission
10 Baldwin Street
Montpelier,  VT 05633-3201
Tel. (802) 476-0185

District 5 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Josh Fitzhugh (Exp. 1/31/2021) 

Members:
Jackie Barnett (Exp. 1/31/2023)
Jeremy Reed (Exp. 1/31/2021)

Alternates:
Peter Heitmann (Exp. 1/31/2018)
Ken Goslant (Exp. 1/31/2020)
Joslyn Wilschek (Exp. 1/31/2020)
Matthew F. Krauss (Exp. 1/31/2021)

District 6

Franklin and Grand Isle Counties

Staff

District 6 Coordinators
Susan Baird, Tel. (802) 476-0134
e-mail: susan.baird@vermont.gov

Josh Donabedian, Tel. (802) 476-0186
e-mail: joshua.donabedian@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Lori Grenier, Tel. (802) 476-0185
e-mail: lori.grenier@vermont.gov

Address

District #6 Environmental Commission
10 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-3201
Tel. (802) 476-0185

District 6 Environmental Commission 

Chair:
Daniel Luneau (Exp. 1/31/2021) 

Members:
Dave Kimel (Exp. 1/31/2023)
John Brigham (Exp. 1/31/2021)

Alternates: 
Mark Naud (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Megan Manahan (Exp. 1/31/2018)
Ashley Toof (Exp. 1/31/2020)
Sylvia Jensen (Exp. 1/31/2021)

District 7

Caledonia, Orleans and Essex Counties

Staff

District 7 Coordinator
Kirsten Sultan, Tel. (802) 751-0126
e-mail: kirsten.sultan@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Gina St. Sauveur, Tel. (802) 751-0120
e-mail: gina.stsauveur@vermont.gov

Address

District #7 Environmental Commission
374 Emerson Falls Rd.
Suite 4
St. Johnsbury, VT   05819-2209
Tel. (802) 751-0120

District 7 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Eugene Reid (Exp. 1/31/2021) 

Members:
Keith Johnson (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Nicole Davignon (Exp. 1/31/2023)

Alternates:
Clark Atwell (Exp. 1/31/2017)
Dexter Randall (Exp. 1/31/2017)
Patricia Sears (Exp. 1/31/2017)
VACANT

District 8

Bennington County

Staff

District 8 Coordinator
William Burke, Tel. (802) 786-5923
e-mail: william.burke@vermont.gov 

Main Number
Tel. (802) 786-5920
 

Address

District #8 Environmental Commission
440 Asa Bloomer State Office Building
4th Floor 88 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT 05701
Tel. (802) 786-5920

District 8 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Joan Goodrich (Exp. 1/31/2021) 

Members:
Richard Kobik (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Ruth Botzow (Exp. 1/31/2019)

Alternates:
Leslie Keefe (Exp. 1/31/2019)
Pauline Moore (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Michael McDonough (Exp. 1/31/2019)
VACANT

District 9

Addison County

Staff

District 9 Coordinators
Susan Baird, Tel. (802) 476-0134
e-mail: susan.baird@vermont.gov

Josh Donabedian, Tel. (802) 476-0186
e-mail: joshua.donabedian@vermont.gov

NRB Technician
Lori Grenier, Tel. (802) 476-0185
e-mail: lori.grenier@vermont.gov

Address

District #9 Environmental Commission
10 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-3201
Tel. (802) 476-0185

District 9 Environmental Commission

Chair:
Fred Baser (Exp. 1/31/2021) 

Members:
Al Karnatz (Exp. 1/31/2020)
Connie Houston ( 1/31/2023)

Alternates:
Pennie Beach (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Warren Van Wyck (Exp. 1/31/2021)
Ken Perine (Exp. 1/31/2021)
VACANT

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