Board Members

  • David Marvin, Chair, Public Member, Hyde Park
    Neil Mickenberg, Vice-Chair, Public Member, Burlington
    Diane Bothfeld, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
    Maura Collins, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
    Billy Coster, Agency of Natural Resources
    Clarence Davis, University of Vermont Health Network
    Ann Fielder, Public Member, Brattleboro
    Kate McCarthy, Public Member, Montpelier
    Amy Richardson, Public Member, Richardson Family Farm, Hartland; Green Mountain Girls Farm, Northfield
    Sarah Truckle, Agency of Human Services
    Emily Wadhams, Historic Preservation Consultant, Public Member, Burlington

    VHCB's statute dictates the makeup of the eleven-member Board: the Secretaries of the state agencies of Agriculture, Human Services, and Natural Resources (or their designees), the Executive Director of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency; three public members to be appointed by the Governor, to include an advocate for low-income Vermonters and a farmer; one public member to be appointed by the Speaker of the House; one public member to be chosen by the Senate Committee on Committees, and two public members to be chosen jointly by the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tem to represent Vermont's non-profit housing and conservation organizations.