Organizational Structure

We are a volunteer membership representing a diverse mix of private and public organizations working together to improve the safety of all Vermont road users.

 

Board Leadership

Chair:  Lt. Kevin Geno, Rutland County Sheriff’s Department

Vice Chair:  Barbara Brody, Vermont Driver & Traffic Safety Association

Treasurer:  Lt. Allen Fortin, Chittenden County Sheriff’s Department

Secretary: Dan Goodman, Public Affairs Manager, AAA Northern N.E. 

Board Members

Bill Mitchell, Ride Safe Vermont

Doug Masson, AARP Vermont

Chief George Merkel, VT Association of Chiefs of Police

Karen Yacos, Local Motion

Ann Gammell, Vermont Agency of Transportation

Lt. Tara Thomas, Vermont State Police

Allison Laflamme, State Highway Safety Office, Behavioral Safety Unit

Anthony Facos, Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles

Former Chair – Sheriff William Bohnyak, Orange County Sheriff’s Department

Federal Partners

Federal Highway Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association

Staff

Evelyn McFarlane, Coordinator

Subject Matter Experts:

Engineering & Infrastructure

Mario Dupigny-Giroux

VHSA Communications

Rachel Noyes,  Public Outreach, State Highway Safety Office,  VTrans

Law Enforcement

Paul White, Law Enforcement Liaison, State Highway Safety Office, Behavioral Safety Unit

Bill Jenkins, Law Enforcement Liaison, State Highway Safety Office, Behavioral Safety Unit

Drivers Education

Barbara Brody, Vermont Driver & Traffic Safety Association

EMS & Department of Health

Daniel Batsie, EMS Deputy Director

Data & Performance Measures

Mario Dupigny-Giroux, P.E. Traffic Safety Engineer

Mandy White, Manager, Operations and Safety Bureau, Data Unit