Governor Phil Scott Appoints Kathy Lavoie to the State Board of Education
Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Kathy Lavoie of Swanton to the State Board of Education.
“Kathy has been a leader in her community and our state, and has a long history of public service,” said Governor Scott. “As we work to build a cradle-to-career education system with a greater focus on early care and learning, career and technical education and trades training, Kathy’s experience will add an important perspective to the Board.”
“I want to thank Governor Scott for the confidence he’s placed in me,” said Lavoie. “I look forward to getting to work and doing my part to help ensure every Vermont child has access to a quality education system that prepares them for an impactful career right here in Vermont.”
Lavoie is currently the program manager for the Franklin Grand Isle Restorative Justice Center. From 2000-2008 she served in the Vermont House of Representatives, and previously served as executive director of Franklin Grand Isle Workforce Investment Board.
Her appointment, which fills a vacancy on the Board, began November 18 and expires on February 28, 2021.