Vermont Fire Service Training Council

The Vermont Fire Service Training Council (VFSTC) consults and administers training programs for firefighters as established by the Vermont Fire Service Training Council Rules and Policies adopted pursuant to Chapter 25 of Title 3 (Administrative Procedure Act). Please visit the Vermont Statutes for more information on the Council.

Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Vermont Fire Service Training Council will be
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
at the Division of Fire Safety Central Office, Berlin, VT

Meeting are held on the fourth Tuesdays of March, June, and September; and the first Tuesday of December.

Meeting Minutes

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Council Members

Chief Troy Ruggles
Vermont Career Chiefs Association
St. Johnsbury Fire Department
1187 Main Street, Suite 3
St. Johnsbury, VT  05819
Phone:  802-748-8925

Lt. Christopher Corbin, Chairman
Professional Firefighters of Vermont
South Burlington Fire Department
575 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT
Phone: 802-310-3303

Chief Wendall Mansfield
Vermont Chiefs Association
Stowe Fire Department
1556 Weeks Hill Road
Stowe, VT 05672
Phone:  802- 253-4540

F. Thomas Estey
Vermont State Firefighters Association
Starksboro Fire Department
P.O. Box 88
Starksboro, VT 05487
Phone: 802-453-4511

Member of the Insurance Community
Mr. Jeffrey Pryce

Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company
139 State Street
P.O. Box 158
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone:  802-223-5261

Member of the General Public
Mr. John Marcus, Vice-Chairman

University of Vermont
284 East Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405
Phone:  802-656-8249

Ex Officio Members:

Commissioner of the VT Department of Public Safety
Commissioner Thomas D. Anderson

103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05676
Phone:  802-244-8718         

Division of Fire Safety
Director Michael Desrochers

1311 U.S. Route 302 - Berlin
Suite 600
Barre, VT 05641-2351
Phone:  802- 479-7561

Commissioner of the VT Agency of Natural Resources
Designee:  Mr. Lars Lund

State Forest Fire Supervisor
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation
271 North Main Street, Suite 215
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone:  802-786-3856

Commissioner of the VT Department of Education
Designee:  Mr. Alexander Northern

Vermont Technical College
P.O. Box 500
Randolph Center, VT 05061
Phone:  802-728-1710

Commissioner of the VT Deptment of Labor
Designee:  Mr. Dan Whipple, VOSHA Manager

5 Green Mountain Drive
PO Box 488
Montpelier, VT 05601-0488
Phone:  802- 828-5084

Commissioner of the VT Department of Health
Designee:  Director Chris Bell

Office of Health Preparedness & EMS
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone:  802–863-7281            

Non-Voting Members

Peter Lynch, Chief of Training
Vermont Fire Academy
93 Davison Drive
Pittsford, VT  05763
Phone:  802-483-2727    

Vermont Fire Academy
93 Davison Drive
Pittsford, VT 05763

Phone:  802-483-2755
Toll free:  800-615-3473
Fax:  802-483-2464