Town of Clarendon Vermont

Clarendon Town Officials

Mike Klopchin

Select Board Chair
Airport Committee

  • (802) 558-4375

Mike has served the citizens of Clarendon since beginning on the Planning Commission in 1989, and was subsequently elected to the Select board in 1990. He has continued to serve in this capacity ever since, most recently as Chair of the Board. In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, Mike led the effort to restore local roads, preserve river banks and assist residents who lost their homes. Mike has also represented Clarendon on the Rutland Regional Planning Commission Board, and has been involved in several local advocacy efforts including the ongoing development of the Airport Industrial Park, and the preservation of Clarendon’s rural economy.

In addition to his local public service, Mike represented the towns of Clarendon, Ira, Proctor and West Rutland in the Vermont State Legislature from 1995 to 1998. During his tenure, he served on the Natural Resources and Housing/Military Affairs Committees and was a legislative representative for the design of the all-faiths chapel at the Vermont Veterans Cemetery. More recently, he has twice been appointed by the Governor of Vermont to serve as Trustee of the Vermont Veterans Home.

Mike served as a US Marine for four years, including a tour in Vietnam (1967-68). Professionally, he completed his 38 year career as a high-voltage lineman in 2007. Outside of his work and civic roles, he especially enjoyed his role as a founder and assistant coach of the Mill River Minutemen Football Program. He has two daughters, two sons and a granddaughter and lives in Chippenhook with his wife, Elisabeth and youngest son.

 

michael klopchin

Robert Congdon Jr.

Select Board
Justice of the Peace
Rutland Regional Transportation Council

  • (802) 282-7923

Robert has lived in Clarendon all of his life. He graduated from Mill River Union High School in 2006. He then attended the college of St. Joseph in Rutland where he received his bachelor�s degree in secondary education social studies. He holds his Vermont educators license in that field. He worked at Mill River for a year as an aide and is now a full time teacher at the Rutland Area Christian School. Robert and his wife Heidi live on the family farm in Clarendon where he works full time in the summer and part time while school is in session. He loves to produce maple syrup in the spring time. He was elected to the board of selectmen in March of 2012 with the desire to create more transparency in the government and fiscal responsibility.

Robert Congdon Jr.

Robert Bixby

Select Board Clerk
Community Center Board
State Police Advisory Committee Liaison

  • (802) 773-6470

Rick Wilbur

Select Board
Second Constable
Rutland County Sheriff's Dept. Liaison

  • (802) 558-4054

Rick was born Dec 4, 1953 in Washington DC, moved to Texas then moved to Maine with his family in 1965. In 1969, he moved to Clarendon. He graduated Wallingford High School in 1972 and married Susan Congdon in 1973. He was elected as Constable in 1991 and joined the Sheriff�s dept in 2005. Rick and his wife are members of the Old Brick Church where he is currently serving as a deacon. Rick was elected to the board of selectmen in March 2013. That�s Rick in a nutshell.

Dan Pinkowski

Select Board

  • (802) 775-6591

 

Elected Town Officials

Position Name Term Expires
Town Clerk - 3yr term Gloria Menard 3/20
Treasurer - 3yr term Heidi Congdon 3/20
     
Selectmen - 3yr term Rick Wilbur
Robert S.Congdon, Jr.
Michael Klopchin
3/19
3/18
3/20
Selectmen - 2yr term Dan Pinkowski
Robert Bixby
3/18
3/19
Lister - 3yr term Arthur E. Menard
Bob Underhill 
George Ambrose
3/18
3/19
3/20
First Constable - 2yr term Charles Hall 3/19
Second Constable - 2yr term Richard Wilbur 3/18
Auditors - 3yr term Richard Bersaw, Jr.
Kevin Dougherty
Nancy Decker
3/18
3/20
3/19
Road Commissioner - 3yr term Daryl M. Tripp 3/20
Town Moderator 1 yr term  Robert S. Congdon, Jr. 3/18 
Mill River Unified Union School Director  - 3 yr term Douglas Earle 3/20  
Mill River Unified Union School Director  - 2yr term John McKenna    3/18
Mill River Unified Union School Director  - 3 yr term George Ambrose 
Len Doucette       
3/19
3/19
Town Grand Juror - 1yr term Michael J. Pedone 3/18
Town Agent - 1yr term Gale LiCausi 3/18  
Collector of Delinquent Taxes - 1yr term Tammy Hogenauer 3/18
Justices of the Peace - 2 yr term 2/1/17-1/31/19 John Colvin
George Ambrose
Bruce Anderson
Stephen Benard
Robert S. Congdon, Jr.
Arthur W. Knox, Sr.
David Seward
R. Brownson Spencer
Republican
Republican
Republican
Republican
Republican
Republican
Republican
Republican
 

Appointed Town Officials

Position Name Term Expires
Dog Warden Rutland County Sheriff's Dept  
Clarendon Community Center Board - 1yr term Marjorie White Southard
Matt Jakubowski
Robert Bixby
Kurt Clarkson
Vacant
3/18
Clarendon Community Center Board of Directors Joan Bixby
Nancy Buffum
3/18
Emergency Managment Director Matt Jakubowski 3/18
E911 Primary Contact: Heather Kent
Secondary Contact: Matt Jakubowski
3/18
3/18
Planning Commission - 4yr term, staggered John McKenna
John Colvin
Heidi Eccleston
Carol Geery, Chair
Bryan Johnson
Gale LiCausi
4/26/2018
4/26/2019
4/26/2020
4/26/2019
4/26/2018
4/26/2018
Recreation Committee Members - 1yr term
John McKenna, Chair
Roger Loomis
Timothy Mumford
Matt Jakubowski
Vacancy
Vacancy
3/18
Special Police Officer - 1yr term Nelson Tift 3/18
Health Officer Richard Griffith 8/31/18
Tree Warden - 1yr term Josef Peterson 3/18
Zoning Administrator - 3yr term Jeffrey Biasuzzi 1/28/19 
Zoning Board of Adjustment - 2yr term Stephen P. Benard
Bob Underhill
Gale LiCausi
R. Brownson Spencer, Chair
Bryan Johnson
Heidi Eccleston
3/19
3/19
3/19
3/19
3/19
3/19
 
Regional Ambulance Service Inc. - 3yr term J. Robert Sebasky 3/20
Rutland County Solid Waste District - Board of Supervisors Alf Strom Olsen  - Town's Representative
Robert Bixby - Town's Alternate Representative
3/18
Rutland Regional Transportation Council David Potter - Regular
Robert Bixby - Alternate 
6/30/18
Rutland Regional Planning Commission Carol Geery, Regular
Gale LiCauisi, Alternate
6/30/18  
Rutland County Sheriff's Department Selectman's Liason, Rick Wilbur 3/18
State Police Advisory Committee - Town Representatives Robert Bixby - Select Board Representative 3/18

Note: All appointees appointed to serve at the pleasure of the Selectboard