MONTPELIER >> The St. Albans police chief is going to become chairman of the board that oversees Vermont's Enhanced 911 emergency telephone system.

Chief Gary Taylor will succeed Lamoille County Sheriff Roger Marcoux, who has served as chairman since 2008. Marcoux will remain on the board as vice chairman.

Taylor praised Marcoux for his service and commitment to Vermont's 911 program.

The mission of the Enhanced 911 Board is to provide a statewide emergency telephone system. The nine-member board includes members from the public, local government, medical service providers and emergency response organizations.