Montpelier, Vermont , United States
|| December 28, 1952
Jan 18, 2016 07:15pm
Caucasian - Pro- gun -
Director, Career and Workforce Development, Vermont Department of Education 2000 - 2002
Responsible for policy development, budget and administration of unit at VT DOE responsible for oversight and technical assistance for career and technical education, adult education and school-to-career activities.
State Senator - Vermont State Senate 1984 - 2000
Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee
Chair, Joint Fiscal Committee
Chair, Senate Education Committee and Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. Vice-Chair, Senate Government Operations Committee. Chaired and Co-Chaired several special blue-ribbon legislative study committees.
Reputation for integrity, competence, bipartisanship, and strong negotiating skills - an example is that I remained Chair of the Education Committee even when Republicans held the majority in the Senate.
Director - Vermont Academy of Science & Technology 1998 - 2000
Complete administrative responsibilities. Official liaison with students, parents, media, other schools and colleges. Developed and implemented plan resulting in 100% enrollment increase.
Founder, President and General Manager - WNCS-FM 1976-1987
Applied for FCC license and built station from scratch.
Responsibility for all management, programming and marketing aspects.
Managed staff of about twelve full-time and 20 part-time employees.
Expanded listenership and sales, resulting in a profitable and highly saleable station.
Precision Media, Inc. - General Partner, 1984-1988
Active partner for Licensee of WKSS-FM, Hartford, CT and WERZ/WMYF, Exeter, NH.
Involved in strategic planning and supervision of management team.
Adjunct Instructor - Norwich University & University of Vermont 1993-1997
Taught course in education policy for UVM Continuing Education, 1993.
Taught broadcasting and production courses for Norwich University, 1995-97. Faculty Advisor, WNUB-FM, Norwich University, 1995-97.
M.Ed., Administration & Planning, 1993, University of Vermont.
B.A., Mass Communications, 1975, University of Vermont.
Antioch College, 1971-72
NAB Sales Management Seminar, 1980, Harvard University.
Oxford International Roundtable on Education, 1991.
High school graduation: 1971, Groton School, Groton, MA.
Born December 28, 1952, Washington, D.C.
Married to Susan L. Morse; two daughters.
Hobbies: Skiing, hiking, golf, mountain-biking and outdoor activities with my family (mainly equestrian), reading, and community service. .
Green Mountain United Way - Former Campaign Chair, Publicity Chair, Director, and recipient of Distinguished Service Award.
American Red Cross, Central Vermont Chapter, Former Chair and Board member.
Trustee Montpelier Rotary Club - member since 1977.
Child Care Fund of Vermont, Board Member.
Woodbury College, Trustee
Former Board member of Montpelier Merchants Bureau, Montpelier on the Move, The Gary Home, Wood Art Gallery, Washington County 4-H Foundation, and Central Vermont Adult Basic Education.