David Snedeker, Executive Director

P.O. Box 630
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

36 Eastern Avenue, Suite 1
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

Phone: (802) 748-5181
Fax: (802) 748-1223
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The Northeastern Vermont Development Association is the regional planning commission & economic development corporation for the 55 municipalities in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom (Caledonia, Essex, & Orleans Counties). NVDA assists municipalities, organizations, and others with a wide variety of planning and technical service issues. From land use planning & implementation to GIS mapping to project development, NVDA is actively working on land use issues in the region.

NVDA also assists with infrastructure development; business relocation, retention, and expansion; and the administration of revolving loan funds. NVDA maintains key partnerships with the Small Business Development Center, the Northeast Kingdom Collaborative, the Northeast Kingdom Travel and Tourism Association, and funding agencies.

The Northeast Kingdom is a special place with an abundance of breath-taking scenery, a unique cultural heritage, and a thriving agricultural community and outstanding recreational opportunities that have gained national and international recognition.