Staff & Board


Juli Placek, Office Manager:
Juli, born and raised in Vermont, has lived in Morrisville since 2005 and was hired as the new Chamber Office Manager in November 2018. She has a background in the Intelligence Community as a Russian linguist and as a Web Content Administrator the last 8 years. Her responsibilities involve managing the office of the Chamber and working to increase membership and help Lamoille County to succeed!

Marlene Merriam Tobin, Bookkeeping:
Marlene is a life-long resident of Lamoille County and works on a part-time basis for the Chamber.   She has a background in banking and hospitality.  Her bookkeeping responsibilities include accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the policy-making arm of the Lamoille Region Chamber.  Its members represent a cross-section of the business and professional leadership in the Region.  It has always been considered an honor to serve on the Lamoille Region Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.  Genuine and unselfish interest in the Chamber and its objectives are requirements for Board members.  The Board is committed to the Annual Program of Work and to the financial stability and sustainability of the Chamber.

The Board is composed of at least five, but nor more than 15, members.  The terms of office is three years; however a member may be re-elected to serve two consecutive terms.  Terms end on the date of the annual meeting of the year in which three years of service has been completed.  There is a process, identified in the Bylaws, for elections.  The elected officers and directors assume their responsibilities the month following the Annual Meeting (March) at which time a Board Orientation is conducted.

2018 Executive Board

Rich Jacobs
Edward Jones
P.O. Box 1639, Morrisville, VT 05661
Term Expires: March 2021

Vice Chair
Josh Smith
Green Mountain Support Services
93 James Road, Morrisville, VT 05661
Term Expires: March 2021

Matt Volitis
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
4323 Vermont 108 South, Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Term Expires: March 2021

Nicole Grisgraber
Meals on Wheels Lamoille County
27 Upper Main St, Morrisville, VT 05661
Term Expires: March 2021

2018 Directors

Jessica Bonath
Sterling Ridge Resort
155 Sterling Ridge Drive, Jeffersonville 05464
Term Expires: March 2021

Jim Curran
United Way of Lamoille County
20 Morrisville Plaza, Suite B, TD Bank Building, Morrisville, VT 05661
Term Expires: March 2021

Chris Damato
Green Mountain Career and Technology Center
738 VT 15 West, Hyde Park, VT 05655
Term Expires: March 2021

Keith Koehler
Manufacturing Solutions, Inc.
153 Stafford Ave., Morrisville, VT 05661
Term Expires: March 2021

John Mandeville, ex officio Director
Lamoille Economic Development Corp.
P.O. Box 455, Morrisville, VT 05661
Term Expires: March 2021