DMV Commissioner Wanda Minoli announces appointment of Enforcement and Safety Director

16 July 2020

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Wanda Minoli today announced the appointment of Anthony Facos of Montpelier as the DMV Enforcement and Safety Director.

“Director Facos has a wealth of law enforcement knowledge and experience with modern policing practices that will truly benefit the DMV and Vermonters,” Commissioner Minoli said. “We warmly welcome him to the DMV and the State of Vermont after his distinguished career with the Montpelier Police Department.”

Facos will start on August 10th and replace Colonel William “Jake” Elovirta, who is retiring after 33 years with the State, including 22 years at the DMV and 5 years as Enforcement and Safety Director.

“I look forward to the opportunity to work with the men and women of the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles' Enforcement and Safety Division,” Facos said. "I know the capable team of the Enforcement and Safety Division is ready to lead on current issues and to seek opportunities to improve matters of safety and division policies."

The Enforcement and Safety Division has 29 sworn officers and a civilian staff of 14 employees. The Division is responsible for vehicle inspections, licensing and training management, dealer regulations, investigations, commercial vehicle regulation, and motor carrier safety, among other programs and services.


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