Board of Directors

Upcoming Meetings and Agenda of the VSBIT Board 

The next meeting of the VSBIT Board will be on January 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm. 

All meetings are held at the VSBIT office in Berlin, VT unless otherwise noted.

Future Meetings:

April 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Check this website for further information.


VSBIT Board Meeting Minutes


December 18, 2019 (Unapproved)

November 19, 2019 (Unapproved)

October 10, 2019

May 22, 2019

April 3, 2019

February 22, 2019


November 7, 2018

October 1, 2018

May 21, 2018 

April 16, 2018 

February 26, 2018 


December 8, 2017

September 19, 2017 

May 1, 2017 

April 3, 2017 

February 27, 2017 


December 14, 2016 

October 4, 2016 

May 2, 2016 

March 14, 2016


If you are interested in meeting minutes that are not on our website, please contact us at 802-223-5040.


Stuart Weppler, Chair (term expires 2019)

Stuart joined the VSBIT Board in 2014. Stuart was elected to the Elmore School Board in 2014 following almost forty years of involvement in local governance in the Town of Elmore, including serving as Elmore Town Clerk/Treasurer, Select Board member, Justice of the Peace, Board of Civil Authority, Board of Abatement and, currently, Zoning Administrator/Health Officer.

Stuart and his wife Michel have been married for forty years and have three children, all of whom were educated through the Elmore school system, and have returned to Vermont to live and raise their families, including 6 grandchildren.

Stuart attended Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut, and graduated Tulane University of New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1968 with a BA in economics. He then served in the United States Navy as an Operations and Supply Lieutenant aboard the USS Ramsey (DEG-2) during the Vietnam conflict.

After moving to Vermont, Stuart was employed as General Manager of Sweet & Burt, Inc., a local petroleum company later purchased by Ultramar Petroleum. Upon retirement from Ultramar, Stuart was hired as Board Chair and Managing Director of Copley Hospital and Health Systems in Morrisville. In addition to serving on Copley’s Board for more than 12 years, Stuart has also served as a director on the Economic Development FUND of Northern Vermont, the Lamoille Industrial Development Council, and the Lamoille County Planning Committee. He currently serves on the Governor’s Consumer Healthcare Advisory Board, the Green Mountain Care Advisory Board, and the Vermont Education and Health Care Building Finance Agency.

Stuart has attained the rank of 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwan Do and enjoys both fly fishing and downhill skiing.

Bob Giroux (term expires 2019)

Bob first joined the VSBIT Board in 2004 while serving as the business manager for Lamoille North Supervisory Union. He rejoined the Board in 2007. Bob is currently employed by the Vermont Municipal Bond Bank and the Vermont Education Health & Buildings Financing Agency. Bob serves as the Executive Director for the Bond Bank and Finance Agency. He holds a Master of Science in Administration from Saint Michael's College.

Steve Hier (term expires 2020)

Brenda Fleming (term expires 2020)
Brenda F

Brenda joined the VSBIT Board in 2012. She is presently employed as the Director of Business and Finance for the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, a position she has held since 1995. She is active in the Vermont association of School Business Officials and served on the executive committee for over 5 years including the President in 2004-2005. Brenda was one of three business managers who created the Business Manager 101 Training series that now support 10-15 new business managers annually. She also served on the Bingham Memorial School Board in Cornwall where she remains active in the school; currently teaching knitting in their after school program. Brenda received a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Bachelor's Degree in English from Siena College in New York. She received her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License in 1991 and continues to maintain licensure.

Michael Clark (term expires 2021)