Our TEAM

Steffanie Bourque

Emergency Management Planner

Steffanie is as sharp as they come and we're excited to have her leading our Emergency Management program! When not guiding towns through stormy weather, she is helping them become more resilient through her work in hazard mitigation and transportation planning.
Email (802) 775-0871 x 206

Ed Bove, AICP

Executive Director

Ed steers RRPC toward the future with a steady hand and a vision. He ensures that staff has the support they need to do a great job, and keeps to his planning roots by staying involved with town planning, the Regional Plan, brownfields redevelopment, and Act 250/Section 248 Reviews.
Email ♦ (802) 775-0871 x 208

Devon Neary

Transportation Planner

Devon is the RRPC's Transportation extraordinaire. Planes, trains, and automobiles (and bikes and pedestrians), you name it, he is on it to make sure all modes are integrated to create long-term sustainable growth for Rutland Region towns.
Email (802) 775-0871 x 203

Barbara Noyes Pulling, CFM

Senior Planner

Barbara is our resident water quality and energy expert. In these fields, she works on a regional and local level to meet state laws, goals, and policies. Barbara also focuses on town plans and regional plan updates. (We’re not sure how she does it all, either!)
Email♦ (802) 775-0871 x 207

Amanda O'Connor

Community Planner

We were so lucky to snatch Amanda from a warm climate to lead our Community Planning Program. She can assist towns with anything from Village Center designations and town plans, to workforce development. Don't be surprised to see her in one of your towns...after she gets snow tires.
Email (802) 775-0871 x 202

Steve Schild

GIS Manager and Transportation Planner

Steve plays a critical role in all planning activities by producing high-quality, data-driven maps. You can often find Steve out in the field or in a ditch conducting culvert inventories. He also makes sure that the secret candy stash is well-stocked.
Email ♦ (802) 775-0871 x 204

Mary Kay Skaza

Assistant Director/Finance Manager

Mary Kay is ‘mission control’ for the office. She makes sure our finances are in tip-top shape; that all HR needs are met; that databases are up to date; and that we never run out of toner for the copy machine. Oh wait, there’s more: Mary Kay also helps strategize and execute marketing activities.
Email ♦ (802) 775-0871 x 201

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