Vermont General Assembly Members, 2009
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of Burlington, Chittenden County, Democrat/Progressive, was born in Framingham, MA on December 10, 1976. Tim graduated from the University
of Vermont in 1999, and received a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 2004. Tim is the Project
Manager for Cathedral Square, a non-profit developer of affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities. Tim served on the Burlington
staff of Congressman Bernie Sanders from 1999-2001. Tim was elected to the Burlington City Council in 2004, and won re-election in 2005 and
2007. He chaired the Council’s Community Development and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee, and served on the Board of Finance.
Tim served on the Board of Directors of Spectrum Youth and Family Services.
EDWARD S. FLANAGAN
of Burlington, Chittenden County, Democrat, was born in Washington, D.C., on December 18, 1950. Occupation: attorney. He was educated at Gonzaga High School, Washington, D.C.; and Northfield-Mt. Hermon School, Northfield, Massachusetts; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (B.A., history/political science, 1973); Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (J.D., 1976). He worked in the U.S. Senate under the patronage of Senator George D. Aiken and in the U.S. Department of Justice during summers of college and law school; policy analyst in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Health, Education & Welfare with oversight responsibilities for the Food & Drug Administration and National Institutes of Health, 1978-79; associated with the law firm of Hoff, Curtis, P.C. in Burlington, 1988-1993; Champlain College Instructor (2004); Vermont Public Research Interest Group (Board of Directors, 2001-present); member of the Capital Debt Affordability Advisory Committee (1993-2001); Vermont Historical Society, Board of Directors (1993-2001). Auditor of Accounts: 1992, 1993-1994, 1995-96, 1997-98, 1999-2000. Member of the Senate: 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010. Home phone: 862-3203. POST OFFICE ADDRESS: 131 Main Street #702, Burlington, VT 05401.
of Williston, Chittenden County, Democrat, was born in Auburn NY. Occupation: College Professor Vermont State Colleges part time; Previous employer Trinity College, VT 27 years. She was educated at Drew University Madison, NJ AB; Rutgers the State University, New Brunswick, NJ MS; Doctorate University of Vermont Burlington, VT. She is married to Richard Lyons, MD and they have two daughters. Former member and of Chair Williston Select Board, alternate member Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, Board member CVAHEC, FAHC Children’s Hospital Advisory Council member, CCTV 17 Board, VT Champlain Citizen Advisory Committee, and other community groups. Senate terms and activities: 2000-02, 2002-04, 2004-06, 2006-08, 2008-10; various working groups, Agriculture Committee Vice Chair 2000-02, Senate Health and Welfare Committee Vice Chair 2000-02, member 2002-current, Natural Resources and Energy Committee member 2000-02, Chair 2002-current, Joint Energy Committee 2002-08, Co-Chair VT Commission on International Trade and State Sovereignty 2006- current. POST OFFICE ADDRESS: 241 White Birch Lane, Williston, VT 05495 (802)-863-6129
of Burlington, Chittenden County, Democrat, has been a Vermont State Senator since 2003, as vice chair of economic development committee and member of appropriations committee. She has championed legislation promoting small business, the creative/ green economies, complementary medicine as part of quality healthcare, and the new housing legislation. She co-chairs CHEF and sits on the Commission on the Future of Economic Development. Before her life in the Vermont Senate, she enjoyed a successful career as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, visiting university professor, corporate director, and community activist. In 1977, she co-founded Jogbra, Inc., the original maker of the “jogbra” women’s sports garment. After growing the business into a national brand and selling the company to Sara Lee Corp, Hinda continued on as President, CEO & Spokesperson from 1990-1997. Ms Miller is a board member of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters [GMCR], former board member of New England Culinary Institute[ NECI] and a Trustee Emeritus of Champlain College. Hinda believes that a strong inner voyage for self-knowledge is the foundation of a successful and purposeful life. She has continually tried to bring spiritual practice into worldly endeavors. In that journey, she has been a student/teacher of yoga for over 30 years and embraces all who work with light and love. A resident of Burlington, VT since 1977, she lives with her husband, Dr. Joel Miller, and their two children. She received a BFA from Parson’s School of Design & MFA from New York University as well as an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Trinity College.
DOUGLAS A. RACINE
of Richmond, Chittenden County, Democrat, was born in Burlington, Vermont, on October 7, 1952. He was educated in Burlington, graduating from Burlington High School in 1970. He graduated with honors from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey in 1974. He worked for U.S. Senator Patrick J. Leahy as a legislative assistant in Washington and Montpelier from 1975 to 1978. He served 5 terms in the State Senate representing Chittenden County from 1983 to 1992. He served on the Senate Appropriations Committee and was chair of the Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee. In 1989, he was elected to serve as president pro tempore and served in this position until 1992. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1996 and served 3 terms in that role from 1997 to 2002. He is a small business owner serving as vice president of Willie Racine’s Jeep/Isuzu, Inc. He serves on the Mount Mansfield Union school board, having been elected to that role in 2005. Member of the Senate: 1983-84, 1985-86, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1991-92, 2007-2008, 2009-2010. President pro tempore, 1989-92. Lieutenant Governor: 1997-98, 1999-2000, 2001-2002.
DIANE B. SNELLING