Rutland City Board of Aldermen
Matt was appointed to the Board of Aldermen in September 2014 and was elected the following March for a two-year term. While on the Board, Matt served as the Chair of the Finance Committee. He was also Chair of the Marketing Committee — a committee he helped to create for purposes of highlighting the City’s attractive qualities to those outside the region. He currently serves as the Board’s representative to various regional marketing committees.
Bill previously served a term on the Board, serving as its President in 1980-1981.
Rutland Young Professionals
Along with 5 others, Matt co-founded the Rutland Young Professionals in July 2013 and served as its Treasurer until 2016. The group organizes a monthly mixer and advocates for young professionals in the area. In 2015, Matt spearheaded the creation of the Young Professionals Summit of Vermont, which has become an annual event hosted at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland.
Bill has served on the Board of the Dodge House since 2007. The Dodge House is transitional housing for Veterans who find themselves homeless. The goal of the house is to provide homeless Veterans with a specific program tailored to meet their needs and goals, as they are mutually agreed upon by the Veteran, staff and referral source.
Rutland High School Varsity Baseball Program
After having been an assistant coach at the JV level for several years, Matt took over the RHS Baseball Program in 2015. In addition to coaching the Varsity team, he is responsible for the two other high school teams and the two middle school teams. Bill and Matt’s brothers are also a part of the staff.