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Chris Root honored with IEEE Meritorious Service Award

May 27, 2020 Rutland, VT — Chris Root, Chief Operating Officer at Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO), was recently honored with the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) Meritorious Service Award for “outstanding contributions in leadership, technical and educational activities of the… Read More »

A Tribute to Dick Chapman (1937-2020)

At the beginning of May, the VELCO family learned of the passing of Richard “Dick” Chapman, a former colleague and Chief Executive Officer of Vermont Electric Power Company. Many VELCO employees remember Dick as a respected and engaged leader whom required excellence from everyone. The following is a tribute to… Read More »

VELCO Board elects Daniel Nelson as Vice President of Technology

April 2, 2020 Rutland, VT  – Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) announces today the appointment of Daniel Nelson as VELCO’s Vice President of Technology following a unanimous vote of the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Nelson had been serving as the company’s Director of Technology since 2015. “Dan has… Read More »

VELCO Open raises funds for Rutland Autism Family Group

Rutland, VT – (October 21, 2019) The 2019 VELCO charity golf tournament raised over $15,000 in its 24th year on September 6 at the Proctor Pittsford Country Club. The proceeds will be donated to the Rutland Autism Family Group, a grassroots non-profit organization raising awareness and acceptance of autism. “Three… Read More »

Kerrick Johnson to serve as VELCO Vice President of Strategic Innovation

Rutland, VT – Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) President and CEO Tom Dunn announced today that Kerrick Johnson has agreed to serve as VELCO’s Vice President of Strategic Innovation. Johnson joins VELCO’s senior leadership team, where he will be responsible for all company business development activities and communications work… Read More »

Betsy Ide Bloomer Joins VELCO Communications Team

Rutland, VT —Betsy Ide Bloomer has joined the staff of Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) as Media and Strategic Communicator. Betsy joins VELCO’s communications team, where she will support internal and external communications as the company delivers value to Vermont and helps create a more sustainable future. VELCO CEO… Read More »

VELCO Open raises record funds for Rutland skate park

Rutland, VT – (October 5, 2018): The 2018 VELCO charity golf tournament raised more than $19,000 in its 23rd edition on September 7. The proceeds, which topped all previous tourneys by a wide margin, will be donated to benefit the Flip Side Skate Park Program at the Rutland Recreation Center. Read More »