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Elevator Safety Review Board


All meetings are held in the Large Conference Room in the Central office at 9:00am
Division of Fire Safety
1311 US Route 302 – Suite 600
Berlin, Vermont 05641-2351

For questions please call 802-479-7564

2021 Board Meeting Dates

  • February 9, 2021
  • April 13, 2021
  • June 8, 2021
  • August 10, 2021
  • October 12, 2021
  • December 14, 2021


Please Note: In order for your item/application to be reviewed at a meeting all documents must be received at the Central office 2 weeks prior to the meeting

Vermont Safety Board Variance Form


The Elevator Safety Review Board assures that elevators and other automated conveyances are correctly and safely installed and operated within the state by authorizing and enforcing rules for the design, installation, operation and maintenance of automated people conveyances, and by licensing mechanics and inspectors who work on these conveyances.

Board Members

  • Robert  Sponable, Ex-Officio Chair for the Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Dan Whipple, Ex-Officio Chair for Commissioner Noonan, Department of Labor
  • Frederick Bashara, Sr., Representing Owner of a multi-store building in which a conveyance is installed
  • Rob Devillers, Representing Elevator Technician/Installer
  • James Bushey, Representative of an elevator servicing company
  • William Henry, Representing Elevator Inspectors
  • Alan Lawler, Representative of Elevator Companies