Safe, Healthy, Connected People Commission

Commission Overview

This Commission is a policy advising group to the City Council and serves to implement its Strategic Vision area as outlined in the Master Plan. Safe, Healthy, Connected People: "Foster relationships across generations and cultures by providing a safe and healthy environment and providing opportunities to connect and engage with other residents of the City."




City Council appoints five Winooski residents and two alternates to serve 1 to 2-year terms. 

  • Mary Hussmann, Chair - term expires 6.30.23
  • Courtney Blasius - term expires 6.30.22
  • Thomas Renner, Secretary - term expires 6.30.23
  • Yam Basnet - term expires 6.30.23
  • Meredith Bushey - term expiring 6.30.22
  • Andy Siki (Alternate) - term expiring 6.30.22
  • Katherine Lowe (Alternate) - term expiring 6.30.23
  • City Council Liaison - Deputy Mayor Hal Colston
  • Staff Liaisons
    • Ray Coffey, Community Services Director
    • Rick Hebert, Chief of Police
    • John Audy, Fire Chief