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Officers & Directors

Patrons Co-operative Fire Insurance Company
DBA Co-operative Insurance Companies
organized Sept 1, 1915


  • Lee Dowgiewicz, President & CEO
  • Tamaron Loger, CFO
  • Dale Groves, Senior Vice-President - Underwriting Operations
  • Gina Larrow, Senior Vice-President - Human Resources & Project Management
  • Eric Rhoades, Senior Vice-President - Information Services
  • Mark Roberts, Vice-President - Marketing & Member Services
  • Brian Wiles, Senior Vice-President - Claims, SIU & Facilities
  • Mary Micklas, Secretary to the Board


  • Jacques R. Couture (Westfield, VT) - Chair
  • Jean Conklin (Haverhill, NH) - Vice-chair
  • Pamela J. Douglass (Brandon, VT)
  • Lee Dowgiewicz (Cornwall, VT)
  • Richard P. Foote (Middlebury, VT)
  • Karen Furtado (Windham, NH)
  • Marie M. Jewett (New Haven, VT)
  • Christine Moriarty (Lincoln, VT)
  • John O. Myhre (Weybridge, VT)
  • Jane T. Sorensen (Fairfax, VT)
  • Edward Lewis (Poultney, VT)*
  • Charles R. Mason (Pawlet, VT) *
  • Richard Stickney (Rockingham, VT)*

* = director emeritus

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Recent News

  • Annual Policyholders' Meeting - April 5, 2022

    All policyholders are invited to attend Co-operative Insurance Companies' annual policyholders' on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

  • Best Value for Auto Insurance in VT and NH for 2020

    We are very pleased to announce that Co-op has again been recognized as the Best Value for Auto Insurance in Vermont and New Hampshire for 2020. The awards are given by ValChoice, a service that Forbes Magazine calls "Carfax for insurance."

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