Full Name
Michele Boomhower
Job Title
Division Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Development
Vermont Agency of Transportation
Speaker Bio
Michele serves as the Division Director of Policy, Planning & Intermodal Development for the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), where she oversees Policy, Planning, Permitting, Research, Mapping, Environment & Sustainabilty policy and programming, Aviation, Rail, Public Transit, and Public Outreach; a Division of over 80 staff with a budget of $150 million. She is the key Agency point person in the Vermont legislature leading the development of the VTrans agenda and coordination of both state and federal transportation policy. Michele serves as the Agency’s representative to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Transportation Policy Forum and the Vermont Climate Council. Michele’s nearly 30-year career in Vermont has focused on public service including executive positions in regional planning across land use, resiliency & emergency management, economic development, housing, natural resources, and transportation planning prior to joining VTrans in 2015.
Michele Boomhower