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Vermont Parole Board

The Vermont Parole Board as an independent entity that considers eligible offenders for parole, rendering just decisions by balancing victim needs, the risk to public safety, while promoting offender accountability success.

Click here to read more about the Parole Board Policies including the Code of Ethics.

For more information, please refer to the Vermont Parole Board Manual revised 03/01/2021.

Tentative Monthly Hearing Schedule

All hearings are being held over video conference using Microsoft Teams. Information for attending individual hearings is located on the final schedule for the corresponding Correctional Facility or Probation & Parole Office. If members of the public do not have Microsoft Teams, hearings can be attended at the Parole Board Office at 166 Horseshoe Drive - Weeks Building in Waterbury, VT. Please call (802) 241-0972 when you arrive for entry.

Dates For Parole Board Hearings with a listing of which Correctional Facility and Probation and Parole Office that will be heard on a specific date:

Final Hearing Schedules

Current Final Parole Board Hearings Schedules For Each Hearing Date. 

Contact the Parole Board Office

Location: 166 Horseshoe Drive - Weeks Building, Waterbury, VT 05671-1002

Phone: (802) 241-0970


Parole Board Support Staff

Parole Board Director: Mary Jane Ainsworth (

Executive Office Manager: Colby Leno (

Administrative Assistant: Carla Vecchione (


Vermont Parole Board Members

Parole Board Chair: Dean George
Parole Board Vice-Chair: Patricia Boucher
Parole Board Members: Wayne Dengler, Tom Giffin, Richard Grassi
Parole Board Alternate Members: Luci Stephens and Linn Caroleo