Board of Trustees

The Essex Junction Trustees is the governing, legislative body for the Municipality of the Village of Essex Junction. The five-member board is elected at large within the Village. After each Annual Meeting, one of the Trustees is elected by the other Trustees to the office of Village President.  The Village President is the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and presides at the Trustee meetings. The three-year terms of the Trustees are staggered to provide continuity.

Board Members & Contact Information

George A. Tyler, Village President gtyler@ 802-310-8215
Daniel S. Kerin, Vice President dkerin@ 802-879-8343
Elaine H. Sopchak esopchak@ 802-324-2546
Lori A. Houghton lhoughton@ 802-879-6701
Andrew P. Brown abrown@ 802-876-7555

If you would like an item included on the agenda for a Trustees meeting, please contact the Village Manager, Patrick Scheidel by phone at 802-878-6944, by mail at Village of Essex Junction, 2 Lincoln St., Essex Junction, VT 05452, or by e-mail to admin@


    Summary of Last Meeting

    The Village Trustees had a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 8th.  Highlights from the meeting are as follows:

    ·         A draft communications policy was reviewed.  It was decided that some changes would be made and that an updated policy would be presented to the board at a later date.

    ·         A $500 Caring for Canopy Mini Grant application was approved, which, if received, would allow the Village to complete a street tree inventory.

    ·         Several potential improvements to the Village website were discussed.

    ·         The next Trustee meeting date was changed to from Tuesday, April 22nd to Tuesday, April 29th.

    You can watch this meeting on Channel 17/ Town Meeting Television, on Comcast Cable at the following times:

    Tuesday, April 15, 8:00 PM

    Wednesday, April 16, 1:00 AM & 7 AM

    You may watch the program on-line by clicking here: