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 – Sheriff William Bohnyak, Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Vice Chair – Vacant

Interim Treasurer – Lt. Alan Fortin, Chittenden County Sheriff’s Department

Secretary – Barbara Brody, Vermont Driver & Traffic Safety Association

Board Members

Bill Mitchell, Ride Safe Vermont
Doug Masson, AARP Vermont
Dan Goodman, AAA Northern New England
Chief George Merkel, VT Association of Chiefs of Police
Karen Yacos, Local Motion
Lt. Tara Thomas, Vermont State Police

Ann Gammell, Vermont Agency of Transportation

Lt. Kevin Geno, Vermont Police Association

State Highway Safety Office, Behavioral Safety Unit
Vermont Department of Health

Former Chair – Glen Button, Impaired Driving Program Manager

Former Vice Chair – Lt. John Flannigan, Vermont State Police

Federal Partners

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

Staff

Evelyn McFarlane, Coordinator

Advisory Council

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

Lt. Kevin Geno, Rutland County Sheriff’s Department

Lt. Allen Fortin, Chittenden County Sheriff’s Department

Lt. Tara Thomas, Vermont State Police

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, AOT Technician VII and FARS Analyst