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State Emergency Response Commission Members

Ex Officio Members

Updated 23OCT2023

Department of Public Safety

Jennifer Morrison, Commissioner

Patrick McLaughlin, Designee & Vice Chair

45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671

Michael Desrochers, Director - Division of Fire Safety

Michael Skaza, Designee

Agency of Natural Resources

Julie Moore, Secretary

James Donaldson, Designee
Shawn Donovan, Alternate Designee

One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3704

Agency of Transportation

Joe Flynn, Secretary

Mike Touchette, Designee
Craig Digiammarino, Alternate Designee
Andy Shively, Alternate Designee 

One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05633-5001

Agency of Agriculture

Anson Tebbetts, Secretary

Annie MacMillan, Designee
Clark Parmelee,  Alternate Designee

116 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2901

Department of Health

Mark Levine, MD, Commissioner

Vacant, Designee
Vacant, Alternate Designee

108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401

Department of Labor

Michael A. Harrington, Commissioner

Daniel Whipple, Designee
Stephen Monahan, Alternate Designee

5 Green Mountain Drive (physical address)
P.O. Box 488 (mailing address)
Montpelier, VT 05601-0488

Vermont Emergency Management, Secretary

Eric Forand, Director

Susan Plant, Designee
Vacant,  Alternate Designee

45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300

Public Members

Local Government

Chris Violette, Town Manager
Town of Barre
P.O. Box 116
Websterville, VT 05678

Fire Service

Christopher Dube, Captain
Professional Firefighters of Vermont
Hartford Fire Department
812 VA Cutoff Road
White River, VT 05001

Industry Reporting Extremely Hazardous Substance (EHS) Chemicals


Transportation Entity Reporting Chemicals

David Patneaude, Chair

Emergency Medical Service (EMS)

Prescott Nadeau, Firefighter/ EMT 
Williston Fire Department
645 Talcott Road
Williston, VT 05495

Regional Planning Commission (RPC)

Andrew L'Roe
Emergency Management Planner
Addison County Regional Planning Commission

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Bob Morlino

Law Enforcement

Ryan Palmer

Windsor County Sheriff's Department
62 Pleasant Street
Woodstock, VT 05091


Kate Hammond
Vermont Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Commission


To apply for an appointment as a Public member of the State Emergency Response Commission, please follow the application process on the Governor's Boards and Commissions web page. Please specify the group you would like to represent.