Staff Directory / Contact Us

The Agency of Commerce and Community Development is comprised of the following areas:

Patricia Moulton Secretary 802-828-5204
Lucy Leriche Deputy Secretary 802-828-5204
Lori Camp Executive Assistant  802-828-5204

Department of Economic Development (DED)

Joan Goldstein
Commissioner, DED
Shelley Pembroke Marketing and Special Projects Coordinator  802-828-5765

Business Recruitment

Kiersten Bourgeois Senior Project Manager 802-793-4899
Fred Kenney
Executive Director, Economic Progress Council

Business Support

Jared Duval  Director 802-272-2461
Brett Long Senior Economic Development Specialist 802-461-9353

Captive Insurance

Dan Towle Financial Services Director 802-828-5232

EB-5 Vermont Regional Center

Eugene Fullam Executive Director  802-272-8856

Vermont Economic Progress Council (VEPC)

Fred Kenney Executive Director 802-777-8192
Kimberly Baker Grants Management Specialist 802-828-3230

Vermont Global Trade Partnership (VGTP)

Vacant Director, International Trade & Economic Development    

Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC)

Robin Miller Director 802-522-2526
Elizabeth Adams Procurement Counselor I - Rutland Office 802-272-1587
Craig Baden Technology and ProgramTechnician
Babette Lizotte Procurement Counselor II – Burlington Office
(Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle Counties)
Brenda Plastridge Procurement Counselor  - Newport Office
Partnership w/Vt Small Business Development Center
(Essex, Orleans, Calendonia Counties)
Joanne Spaulding Procurement Specialist - (Addison, Lamoille, Orange, Washington Counties) 802-522-9135
Ed Williams Procurement Counselor II - Springfield Office
Brattleboro Office
802-885-3061x202 (M/T/F)
802-857-7731x219 (W/TH)

Vermont Training Program

John Young Workforce Training Program Director 802-355-2725
Daegan Goodman Program Coordinator 802-828-5241

Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

Noelle MacKay Commissioner 802-828-5216
Josh Hanford Deputy Commissioner 802-595-1385
Kitty Sweet Executive Assistant  802-828-3080
Dale Azaria General Counsel 802-828-5245

Community Planning &  Revitalization

Chris Cochran Director 802-595-5410
John E. Adams Planning Coordinator 802-828-0162
Richard Amore Planning Coordinator 802-828-5229
Faith Ingulsrud Planning Coordinator 802-828-5228
Annina Seiler Grants Administrator 802-828-1948
Gary Holloway Downtown Program Coordinator 802-828-3220

Grants Management

Ann Karlene Kroll Grants Management Director 802-828-5225
Cassie Bell Grants Management Specialist 802-828-5211
Maria Davies Grants Management Specialist, Disaster Recovery 802-828-1365
Kate Fournier Environmental Officer 802-828-1357
Ray Marzbani Sr. Grants Management Analyst 802-828-5226
Tamera Pariseau Grants Management Specialist, Disaster Recovery 802-828-3671
Jessica Mendizabal Grants Management Specialist, Disaster Recovery 802-828-1742


Arthur Hamlin
Housing Program Coordinator - Mobile Home Parks
Shaun Gilpin Housing Policy Specialist 802-828-1346

Division for Historic Preservation

Laura Trieschmann State Historic Preservation Officer 802-828-3222
Yvonne Benney Basque Historic Resources Specialist 802-828-1381
Devin Colman State Architectural Historian 802-828-3043
Caitlin Corkins Tax Credits & Grants Coordinator 802-828-3047
Scott Dillon Survey Archeologist 802- 272-7358
James Duggan Historic Preservation Review Coordinator 802-477-2288
Jesse Blondin Financial Administrator 802-828-5203
Jenni Lavoie Administrative Assistant 802-828-3540
Elizabeth Peebles Historic Resources Specialist 802-828-3049
Jess Robinson State Archeologist 802-272-2509
Debra Sayers Administrative Services Coordinator 802-828-3213
Tracy Martin State Owned Historic Sites Section Chief 802-828-3051 
William Jenney State Owned Historic Sites Regional Administrator 802-672-3773
Elsa Gilbertson State Owned Historic Sites Regional Administrator 802-759-2412
Mary Lou Chicote Bennington Monument Caretaker 802-477-0550

Vermont Community Development Program (VCDP)

Vacant Director    
Cindy Blondin Grants Specialist 802-828-5219
Wendy Tudor Grants Specialist, Disaster Recovery 802-828-5249
Carl Bohlen Community Development Specialist,
Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange and Washington Counties
Nathan Cleveland Community Development Specialist
Caledonia, Essex, Orleans, Windham and Windsor Counties
Claire Forbes Community Development Specialist
Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, and Rutland Counties

Department of Tourism & Marketing (VDTM)

Megan Smith Commissioner, VDTM 802-505-5800
Steven Cook Deputy Commissioner, VDTM 802-522-2896
Catherine Brooks Cultural Heritage Tourism Coordinator 802-505-0753
David Burnell Marketing Coordinator 802-828-3367
Laura Peterson Director of Communications 802-522-7323
Greg Gerdel Research & Operations Chief 802-828-5597
Patrick MacCormack Digital Marketing Coordinator 802-828-1945
Jerri Lamson Admin. Services Coordinator 802-828-5774
Vacant Sales Manager for International & Domestic Tourism    

Vermont Life Magazine

Bill Anderson Managing Editor 802-828-3792
Sky Barsch Associate Publisher 802-828-5535
Julie George Business Manager 802-828-5533
David Goodman Production Manager 802-828-5534
Paul Noseworthy-Williams Publishing Assistant 802-828-1680
Mary Hegarty Nowlan Editor 802-828-5538
Joe Rossi Shipping Manager 802-828-5536
Judy Thurlow Managing Editor, Vermont Life Media 802-828-5532


Sharon Batdorff Administrative Assistant 802-828-1093
Kiersten Bourgeois Senior Project Manager 802-793-4899
Claudia Clark Financial Manager 802-828-3238
Katie Corrigan Business Administrator 802-828-1744
Christine Dewyea Contract and Grants Administrator 802-828-5678
Kathy Holt Financial Specialist 802-828-5206
Alex Ibey IT Project Manager 802-272-1670
Ken Jones Economic Research Analyst 802-828-3119
John Kessler General Counsel 802-828-5202
Lucie MacAskill Financial Manager 802-828-5213
David Metraux Director of Information Technology & Performance Management 802-999-4431
Melissa Prindiville Database Administrator 802-461-7115
Jonathan Rood Information Technology Analyst 802-522-5827
Trisha Standen IT Project Manager 802-505-5552
Katheran Thayer Gosselin ACCD Administrative Services Director 802-249-2078
Charlie Zimmermann Senior Information Technologist 802-272-4021

Vermont Center for Geographic Information

Mike Brouillette GIS Technology Project Manager 802-882-3008
Ivan Brown Database Administrator 802-882-3005
Leslie Pelch Technical Project Manager III 802-882-3002
Steve Sharp Information Technology Specialist III 802-882-3006

Chief Marketing Office (CMO)

Heather Pelham Chief Marketing Officer 802-828-3208
Erin Salls Marketing Manager 802-828-3208