Sue Minter

Born:January 23, 1961 (age 57)
Career:Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Transportation, 2015
Deputy secretary of the Vermont Agency of Transportation, 2011-2014
Vermont House of Representatives, 2005-2011
State:VT
Party:Democratic
Education:Bachelor's, Harvard
Master's, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Website:http://www.sueminter.com/

Sue Minter was the 2016 Democratic nominee for governor of Vermont, but lost in the general election.

Minter was born on January 23, 1961 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Harvard University with a concentration in sociology in 1984. She earned a master's degree in urban planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1991.

Minter served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011. In January 2011, she was appointed deputy secretary of the Vermont Agency of Transportation, and was praised for her leadership of Vermont's recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Irene. In 2013, she led a team from Vermont that assisted with Colorado's flood response. In 2014, Minter served on President Obama's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, where she co-chaired the White House Task Force Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery and Resilience. From January to September 2015, she served as the secretary of the Vermont Agency of Transportation, resigning from that position to run for Vermont governor.

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