Upcoming Meetings and Agenda of the VSBIT Board
The next meeting of the VSBIT Board will be on February 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am. Click here to view the agenda.
All meetings are held at the VSBIT office in Berlin, VT unless otherwise noted.
April 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
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VSBIT Board Meeting Minutes
November 7, 2018 (unapproved)
If you are interested in meeting minutes that are not on our website, please contact us at 802-223-5040.
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 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.
Emily joined the VSBIT Board in 2012. She had been a school board member since 1994, serving first on the Newfane Elementary School Board and then on the Leland & Gray Union High School Board, where she is currently chair. Emily is also chair of the Windham Central Supervisory Union School Board and is second vice-president of the Board of Directors of the Vermont School Boards Association. Emily and her husband, John, have been business partners in the art profession for thirty-five years. They are residents of Newfane and have two adult children.
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.