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September 16, 2009

Governor Appoints Stephan Morse to State Board of Education

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Douglas recently appointed Stephan Morse of Newfane to the State Board of Education to complete the term vacated by outgoing Board Chair Tom James of Essex, who retired from the Board following yesterday’s meeting.

“I am very pleased to appoint Stephan Morse to the State Board of Education,” Governor Douglas said. “His long and distinguished career serving Vermonters prepares him well for this new role advancing education reforms that will benefit students and, indeed, all Vermonters.”

Morse was a member of the Vermont Legislature from 1977 to 1984 and served as Speaker of the House from 1981 to 1984. He has also served on numerous state and local commissions, including the Next Generation Commission in 2006 and is currently chairing the task force charged with finding efficiencies in Vermont State Colleges and the University of Vermont systems. He was the as President and C.E.O. of the Windham Foundation until 2008.

Morse’s first meeting as a Board member will be next month on October 20. His term on the State Board of Education will expire in February 2011.

Source: Office of the Governor
Last Updated at: September 16, 2009 11:37:44