Overview Commission

The Vermont State Craft Center Overview Commission is appointed by the Governor and comprised of representatives from various state agencies and the crafts community. The Overview Commission oversees the Standards Group's designation, renewal and jury processes, and makes the final decisions regarding State Craft Center status.

Current Overview Commission Members are:

Heather Pelham, Chair
Chief Marketing Officer, State of Vermont
1 National Life Drive, Deane. C. Davis Bldg, 6th floor, Montpelier, VT 05620-0501
(802) 477-2727
heather.pelham@vermont.gov

Michael Schirling
Secretary, Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD)
1 National Life Drive, Deane. C. Davis Bldg, 6th floor, Montpelier, VT 05620-0501
(802) 828-3080
michael.schirling@vermont.gov

Anson Tebbetts
Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Foods and Markets
116 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620-2901
(802) 828-2430
anson.tebbetts@vermont.gov

Katie Buckley
Commissioner, Dept. of Housing and Community Development, ACCD
1 National Life Drive, Deane. C. Davis Bldg, 6th floor, Montpelier, VT 05620-0501
(802) 828-3080
katie.buckley@vermont.gov

Steve Cook
Deputy Commissioner, Dept. of Tourism & Marketing, ACCD
1 National Life Drive, Deane. C. Davis Bldg, 6th floor, Montpelier, VT 05620-0501
(802) 522-2896
steven.cook@vermont.gov

Martha Fitch
Executive Director, Vermont Crafts Council (Vermont Craft Community Representative)
PO Box 938, Montpelier, VT 05601-2707
(802) 223-3380 
vt1crafts@aol.com

Administrative Assistance:
Hilary DelRoss
Cultural Heritage Tourism Coordinator, Dept. of Tourism & Marketing, ACCD
1 National Life Drive, Deane. C. Davis Bldg, 6th floor, Montpelier, VT 05620-0501
(802) 505-0753
hilary.delross@vermont.gov