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Key Electronic Contacts 

► - for general captive information and inquiries

► - for captive mail correspondence requiring regulatory approval (including but not limited to change of business plan, 5-yr pro forma, permitted practice, loan, dividend, waiver or extension); or general notifications (including but not limited to change of officer/director, change in service provider)

► - for captive financial filings (including but not limited to all NAIC and non-NAIC/Vermont domestic related regulatory financial filings, supplemental filings, audited financial statement, actuarial filing, ownership [parent] financials, reinsurer financials) 

IMPORTANT: For Vermont domestic email correspondence please indicate the Vermont License #/Captive Name in the subject line (for all Foreign RRGs please indicate the NAIC#/Captive Name and for Risk Purchasing Groups please indicate company name and assigned #).  Please submit PDFs as unsecure.  Please do not submit ZIP files.


General Division Telephone:  802-828-3304

Mailing Address:  DFR-Captive Insurance Division, 89 Main Street, Montpelier, VT  05620-3101

Email links within name list below, otherwise:

Main Office Staff

Sandy Bigglestone, Deputy Commissioner of Captive Insurance

Christine Brown, Director of Captive Insurance 

Jim DeVoe-Talluto, Assistant Director of Captive Insurance

Becky Aitchison, Captive Insurance Examiner III

Amber Walsh, Captive Insurance Examiner III

Jodi Roy, Captive Insurance Analyst

Val Stark, Administrative Assistant

Field Examination Staff

Dan Petterson, Director of Financial Examinations 

Stacey Alden, Chief Analyst

Heidi Rabtoy, Chief Examiner

Jenn Kerner, Assistant Chief Examiner

Jonathan Spencer, Assistant Chief Examiner

Lance Tourville, Assistant Chief Examiner

Tanya Griffin, Examiner-in-Charge

Brian Gorton, Examiner-in-Charge

Abby Lackey, Examiner-in-Charge

Peter Tuhacek, Examiner-in-Charge

Peter Wernhoff, Examiner-in-Charge

Jenny Coates, Examiner III

Wendy Dubois, Examiner III 

Christine Duke, Examiner III

Jayne Gamache, Examiner III

Kara Gibbs, Examiner III

Stacey Gibbs, Examiner III

Megan Hulette, Examiner III

Stacey Kenyon, Examiner III

Catherine Reimer, Examiner III

Richard Wells , Examiner III

Jodi Mashia, Examiner I