Gov. Peter Shumlin
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is a small business owner, public servant and father of two. His career in public service began more than 30 years ago when he was elected to serve on the town’s select board. As governor, he has worked to tackle the state’s heroin crisis, create jobs and raise incomes, control skyrocketing health care costs, reduce recidivism and invest in education. A committed entrepreneur, Shumlin was the longtime co-director of Putney Student Travel and National Geographic Student Expeditions, a company that sends students on educational programs and service projects across the globe.