Board of Directors

The VEC Board of Directors is responsible for setting policy and determining the direction of the co-op. The board - which is the foundation of our member-led organization - is elected by co-op members to represent districts and zones.  Directors work with the board president, other members of the board, the CEO and other leaders of VEC to provide direction, leadership, governance, and policy setting for the organization. The board provides leadership and direction for VEC by governing the fiduciary well-being of the cooperative, helping to develop and approve short-term and long-term strategic plans, supports a diverse energy portfolio, while shaping VEC’s energy future by fulfilling the cooperative’s mission and vision.

Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors here.   

VEC's board meeting agendas and meeting minutes can be viewed here.

District 1

Don Worth

Island Pond, VT


Term expires in 2027

District 1 Towns

Averill, Averys Gore, Barton, Bloomfield, Brighton, Brownington, Brunswick, Canaan, Charleston, Ferdinand, Guildhall, Holland, Lemington, Lewis, Lyndon, Maidstone, Morgan, Newark, Norton, Sheffield, Sutton, Warners Grant, Warren Gore, Westmore, Wheelock

District 2

Jeffery Wilson

Coventry, VT

Term expires in 2025

District 2 Towns

Coventry, Derby, Newport City

District 3

Carol Maroni , 2nd Vice President

Craftsbury, VT


Term expires in 2026

District 3 Towns

Albany, Craftsbury, Glover, Greensboro, Irasburg, Jay, Lowell, Newport Town, Troy, Westfield

District 4

Mark Woodward

Johnson, VT


Term expires in 2026

District 4 Towns

Bakersfield, Belvidere, Cambridge, Eden, Fairfax, Fairfield, Fletcher, Hyde Park, Johnson, Morristown, Stowe, Waterville

District 5

Charlie Van Winkle , Treasurer

Underhill, VT


Term expires in 2026

District 5 Towns

Bolton, Essex, Hinesburg, Huntington, Jericho, Milton, Richmond, Shelburne, Starksboro, St. George, Underhill, Westford, Williston

District 6

Paul Lambert , First Vice President

Georgia, VT


Term expires in 2027

District 6 Towns

Berkshire, Enosburg, Franklin, Georgia, Highgate, Montgomery, Richford, Sheldon, St. Albans Town, Swanton

District 7

Rich Goggin , President

South Hero, VT


Term expires in 2024

District 7 Towns

Alburgh, Grand Isle, Isle LaMotte, North Hero, South Hero

East Zone At-large

Thomas Bailey

Derby, VT


Term expires in 2025

George Lague

Derby, VT


Term expires in 2024

East Zone At-large Towns

Albany, Averill, Averys Gore, Barton, Bloomfield, Brighton, Brownington, Brunswick, Canaan, Charleston, Conventry, Craftsbury, Derby, Ferdinand, Glover, Greensboro, Guildhall, Holland, Irasburg, Jay, Lemington, Lewis, Lowell, Lyndon, Maidstone, Morgan, Newark, Newport City, Newport Town, Norton, Sheffield, Sutton, Troy, Warners Grant, Warren Gore, Westfield, Westmore, Wheelock

West Zone At-large

Jody Dunklee , Secretary

Fairfax, VT


Term expires in 2027

Ken Hoeppner

Jeffersonville, VT


Term expires in 2024

Bonnie Pratt

Cambridge, VT


Term expires in 2025

West Zone At-large Towns

Alburgh, Bakersfield, Belvidere, Berkshire, Bolton, Cambridge, Eden, Enosburg, Essex, Fairfax, Fairfield, Fletcher, Franklin, Georgia, Grand Isle, Highgate, Hinesburg, Huntington, HydePark, Isle LaMotte, Jericho, Johnson, Milton, Montgomery, Morristown, North Hero, Richford, Richmond, Sheldon, Shelburne, South Hero, Starksboro, Stowe, St. Albans Town, St. George, Swanton, Underhill, Waterville, Westford, Williston