Gary Taylor, Chief of Police in St Albans City, has been appointed Chairman of the Vermont Enhanced 9-1-1 Board. Lamoille County Sheriff Roger Marcoux, who has served as Chairman since 2008, will continue as Vice-Chairman.
Chief Taylor has been a member of the 9-1-1 Board since August 2009 and has served as the Police Chief in St Albans City since 2005. Taylor praised Sheriff Marcoux for his many years of dedicated service as Board Chair, “Roger’s steadfast commitment to Vermont’s 9-1-1 program is truly respected and appreciated. We will continue to work together closely as we move forward.”
Marcoux stated, “After nearly eight years as the Board’s chair, it is time for a fresh set of eyes in the lead role. I look forward to supporting Gary and working with all Board members to ensure the continued success of the statewide 9-1-1 system.”
The Enhanced 9-1-1 Board's mission is to provide a statewide emergency telecommunications system, accessible to everyone, and to oversee its operation. The nine-member Board includes representatives from the public, county and local law enforcement, fire service and emergency medical service providers, the Department of Public Safety, and municipal government.