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Governor's Snowmobile Advisory Council

Vermont Governor’s Snowmobile Advisory Council (VGSAC)


Meets monthly on the first Wed of the month at the VAST office at 3pm.

Link to State Statute


Those that regularly participate in monthly meetings:
5 General Appointments by the Governor
Chair: Pat Poulin
Governor Appointee Regional Representatives: Star Poulin (Northwest), Mike Mustachio (Northeast), Jeff Halpin (Central) and Stan Choiniere (Southern).
 
State Representative Appointments
Vermont Senate: Jane Kitchel
Vermont House: Matt Walker
 
Stakeholders
Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife: Sr. Game Warden Jenna Reed
Vermont State Police: Sergeant Jacob Metayer
Vermont Sheriff’s Association: Sheriff Mike Anderson
Southern Vermont Taskforce (Chief of Policy Association): Paul Doucette
Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles: Mike Smith and Shannon Fassett
Vermont Forest Parks and Recreation: Claire Polfus
 
VAST
Cindy Locke, Executive Director
Matt Tetreault, Trails Administrator
Gary Nolan, VAST Multi-Use trail Committee Representative
 
About
This is a very active council. Topics around safety and law enforcement are discussed and possible legislative changes are often proposed regarding safety. In addition, the council oversees a budget made up of money received from the State of Vermont from the gas tax, fines and penalties and from snowmobile registrations. This is a budget of a little under half a million dollars a year.
 
Expenses include but are not limited to snowmobile trail signs, law enforcement patrol, law enforcement equipment grants, VAST equipment grants (groomers), trail mapping and safety education.
 

Meeting Minutes

January 2024, Coming Soon!

December 2023

November 2023

October 2023

September 2023

July and August 2023, No Meeting Held

June 2023

May 2023

April 2023

March 2023

February 2023

January 2023

December 2022

November 2022

October 2022

September 2022

August 2022, No Meeting Held

July 2022, No Meeting Held

June 2022, Coming Soon

May 2022

April 2022

March 2022

February 2022

January 2022

December 2021

November 2021

October 2021, Coming Soon

September 2021

August 2021, No Meeting Held

July 2021, No Meeting Held

June 2021, No Meeting Held

May 2021

April 2021

March 2021, Coming Soon

February 2021

January 2021

 

SSTP Budget

FY 2022 SSTP Budget


 

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