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  • North Country Nissan
    802-527-8129

    Welcome to North Country Nissan in Saint Albans, Vermont!

    Our goal is to serve Saint Albans, Franklin County and the greater Burlington area with the best customer service for all of our customers automotive needs.

    Established in 1998 by Bud Paquin, North Country Nissan entered Saint Albans on Lake Street.  In 2001, as the new business grew, North Country Nissan moved to what is now known as the Paquin's Auto Park located at Franklin Park West in Saint Albans, Vermont.  As a dealership that started with humble beginnings, we know how important it is to make our customers' vehicle ownership experience as comfortable as possible.

    Our employees are eager to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about cars as well as the Nissan Brand. North Country Nissan knows that it is important to be with their customers not only during their car shopping experience, but long after.  As a Nissan dealership in Vermont, we are committed to earning your business during and after your vehicle purchase.  As the car industry constantly changes, our commitment to providing our customers with excellent sales and service has remained the same.

    Be sure to like us on Facebook, check out our blog, and visit our dealership. We would be happy to see you!



    Thank you,


    North Country Nissan
    4 Franklin Park West
    Saint Albans, VT 05478

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  • Jim Mossey
    Auto Body Technician
    802-524-3850


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  • Andrew Wright
    Nissan Sales Consultant
    802-370-0057

    Q:When did you start working at Paquin's?
    A: April of 2012

    Q:Where are you from?
    A: Canada

    Q: What is your dream vehicle?
    A: 2013 Nissan GTR
     
    Q: What are some of your hobbies?
    A: Hockey, Fishing, Campfires, and Video games.

    Q: If you could vacation at any place in the world, where would it be?
    A: Jamaica

    Q: What do you like most about Vermont?
    A: The green mountains

    Q: If you had season tickets for life to any team and sport. Which team would you choose?
    A: Detroit Red Wings (Hockey)

    Q: What are some of your goals and aspirations in life?
    A: I want to be successful in everything that I do.


    Hi, My name is Andrew, Nissan Certified Sales Consultant of North Country Nissan in Saint Albans VT.  When I'm not assisting customers with the vehicle of their dreams, you can find me building campfires all year round with my friends. I look forward in working with you during your next vehicle purchase.

    Sincerely,

    Andrew Wright

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  • Wade Baldwin
    Service Advisor
    802-524-7343 ext 228

    Q:When did you start working at Paquin's?
    A: March 26th 2012 for my second tour.  I was MIA for 2 1/2 years.

    Q:Where are you from?
    A:Vermont

    Q: What is your dream vehicle?
    A:  Shelby Mustang - Black on Black
     
    Q: What are some of your hobbies?
    A: ATV-ing, and playing my PS3.

    Q: What are some talents or skills you possess?
    A: I would like to read minds. That would help me with my goals and aspirations in life.

    Q: What are some of your goals and aspirations in life?
    A: To be a millionaire.

    Q: If you could vacation at any place in the world, where would it be?
    A: Hawaii

    Q: What do you like most about Vermont?
    A: I like how laid back everyone is.

    Q: If you had season tickets for life to any team and sport. Which team would you choose?
    A: I would like to have NASCAR tickets for life.


    My Bio:
    I've been in the automotive business my entire working carrier.  I completed an Automotive Tech program in high school.  After high school, I attended U.T.I and graduated top of my class with an associates degree in Automotive Technology.  After graduation, I've been in the automotive industry ever since.

    I enjoy meeting with customers and I find it fulfilling to help our valued Paquin customers with all of their automotive needs.

    Sincerely,

    Wade Baldwin

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  • Ray Ardery
    Finance Manager
    802-527-8129 ext. 224


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  • Chantal N. Peters
    Webmaster/OLM
    802-524-3850

    I've been proudly working for the Paquin family since June 2015. I was born & raised in Vermont and currently reside in Colchester. 

    As Owner Loyalty Manager, I want all of our customers to know that I am here to advocate for YOU- to make sure you have a positive experience in our show rooms and with our service departments. I am here to be your sounding board AND your voice, so whatever your automotive needs may be, let me help you get the best!

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  • Joe Commo
    Auto Body Technician

    Q:When did you start working at Paquin's?
    A: 9/05

    Q: What is your dream vehicle?
    A:  A Panhead Chopper

    Q: What are some of your hobbies?
    A: Motorcycle rodeos, hot rod building, horse riding, and motorcycle riding

    Q: What do you like most about Vermont?
    A: My family is here.


    Certifications:
    AB+/CWC Waterborne Certified, EPA ASR Certified, Wheel Alignment Certified, MIG/GMAW Welding Certified, Cutalss Convertible Top Repair/Replacement Certified, Aurora Frameless Glass Certified, Underbody Alignments Certified, Painting and Refinishing Certified, Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Certified, Dupont Chromabase Certified, and Chevrolet Certified Technician,


    My Bio:

    Hi! This is Joe Commo, Auto Body Technician for Paquin Motors Body Shop. I am from Connecticut and spent many summers in Lake Carmi, VT.   At the age of 15, I started working part time at Ct. Custom Car. After graduating from High School I attended and graduated from Technical Careers Institute for Auto Body Repair and Automotive Refinishing.  I landed a job at Ct. Custom Car  as a Metal and Fiberglass Fabricator until moving back to Vermont in 1987.  Starting in 1987, I became a volunteer for the Highgate Fire Department.  Through much dedication, in the early 90's, I became a Lieutenant. I was then promoted to Captain and ended my Firefighting career as a Second Assistant Chief in 2000.  I take pride in my work and and strive for my best at everything I do. 

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  • Kevin Chevrier
    Nissan Certified Technician
    802-527-8129

    Q:When did you start working at Paquin's?
    A: 8/8/88

    Q:Where are you from?
    A: Saint Albans, VT

    Q: What is your dream vehicle?
    A:  Nissan Titan

    Q: What are some of your hobbies?
    A: Snowmobiling

    Q: What are some talents or skills you wish to possess?
    A: I would like to have the skills and talents of a millionaire

    Q: If you could vacation at any place in the world, where would it be?
    A: Bahamas

    Q: What do you like most about Vermont?
    A: All four seasons

    Q: You're stranded on a desert island and you can only pick one Movie to have for the rest of your life. What would you choose?
    A: Dennis The Menace 

    Q: If you had season tickets for life to any team and sport. Which team would you choose?
    A: Boston Red Sox

    My Bio:

    Hello! This is Kevin Chevrier, Service Technician for Burt Paquin Ford.  Servicing vehicles is my passion and I enjoy the people I work with.  I am enthusiastic about snowmobiling and the Nissan Titan.  If you would like to talk about automotive service feel free to contact me!

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  • Burt Paquin
    General Manager
    802-524-7343

    Q:When did you start working at Paquin's?
    A: 2003

    Q:Where are you from?
    A: Saint Albans, Vermont

    Q: What is your dream vehicle?
    A:  Dodge Viper

    Q: What are some of your hobbies?
    A: I like to play golf

    Q: If you could vacation at any place in the world, where would it be?
    A: Tahiti

    Q: What do you like most about Vermont?
    A: I enjoy the people.


    Q: What is your favorite movie?
    A: Goodfellas

    Q: If you had season tickets for life to any team and sport. Which team would you choose?
    A: Red Sox

    My Bio:

    Hi, my name is Burt Paquin.  I have been working at Paquin's since 2003.  Outside of my career, I like to play golf at The Country Club of Saint Albans, and most importantly, I enjoy spending time with family.
      My grandfather started his automotive business in 1947.  As a family business, I know how important it is to treat our customers like they're family.  I would like to personally welcome you to our dealership and hope for you to visit our dealership soon!


    Sincerely, 

    Burt Paquin

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  • Christopher Carey
    General Manager
    802-524-7343

    Q:Where are you from? 
    A: Saint Albans, VT

    Q: What is your dream vehicle?
    A:  F-350 Dually Diesel

    Q: What are some of your hobbies?
    A: Golfing

    Q: If you could vacation at any place in the world, where would it be?
    A:  Somewhere really hot.

    Q: What do you like most about Vermont?
    A: The people

    Q: If you had season tickets for life to any team and sport. Which team would you choose?
    A: NY Jets

    My Bio:

    Hi, This is Christopher Carey, General Manager of Paquin's Auto Park.  I enjoy working with our outstanding staff and many of our valued customers.  Outside of my career, I like to spend time with family and play golf in Saint Albans.

    If you have any feedback for us, I would be honored to hear from you. As a family owned and operated dealership, we are always looking for ways to improve as a dealership and ways to increase our customers' satisfaction.  We like to be with our customers not only during the sale but long after.

    I would like to personally welcome you to our dealership and hope for you to be part of our valued Paquin's Auto Park family.


    Sincerely,

    Christopher Carey
    Paquin's Auto Park

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  • Bud Paquin
    Owner & President
    802-527-8129

    Q:When did you start working at Paquin's?
    A: 1961

    Q:Where are you from?
    A: Vermont

    Q: What is your dream vehicle?
    A:   36 Plymouth Coupe

    Q: What are some of your hobbies?
    A: Fishing, four-wheeling, and snowmobiling

    Q: If you could vacation at any place in the world, where would it be?
    A: Alaska

    Q: What do you like most about Vermont?
    A: All four seasons

    Q: You're stranded on a desert island and you can only pick one Book, Movie, and Album to have for the rest of your life. What would you choose?
    A: The Bible, Ben Hur, The Beach Boys

    Q: If you had season tickets for life to any team and sport. Which team would you choose?
    A:  The Boston Red Sox

    My Bio:

    Welcome to Paquin's Auto Park!  This is Bud Paquin, President and Owner of Paquin's Auto Park in Saint Albans VT. My father established the Paquin's automotive business in 1947.  From 1971 to 1980 I  worked at Paquin's Plymouth Center and In 1981 I took ownership of Paquin Motors.  In 1992 I took ownership of Burt Paquin Ford and by 1998 I established North Country Nissan.  

    I am proud to work with an excellent employees and with our valued customers who are part of the Paquin's Auto Park family.  I have been in the automotive industry for many years and I know how important it is to provide our customers with the best customer service experience every step of the way.  We want to be the loyal dealership of Saint Albans, Franklin County and the greater Burlington area for all their automotive needs. We stand by our customers not only during the sale, but long after the ownership of the vehicle.

    I was born in Burlington but I currently I reside in West Swanton.  I graduated from Rice Memorial High School and UVM.  For two years, I was First Lieutenant for the US Army Core of Engineers.  I am a proud father of two children, Burt and Jen who are also part of the family owned and operated business.   

    I want to personally welcome you to North Country Nissan and hope for you to stop by our dealership and join the Paquin's automotive family today!


    Sincerely,

    Bud Paquin
    Paquin's Auto Park

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