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  Kitchel, Jane
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  2017-01-01  
 
NameJane Kitchel
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Danville, Vermont , United States
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Born August 23, 1945 (76 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Jan 23, 2019 05:49pm
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InfoPersonal Background:
Born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont on August 23, 1945, the daughter of Catherine (Kate) and Harold Beattie
Grew up in a large family in Danville, Vermont on the family farm
Attended Danville Schools and graduated from Danville High School in 1963 and Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania in 1967
Married to Robert (Guil) Kitchel - 1967
Parent of one son, Nathaniel
Active in community projects - currently Secretary of the Danville Chamber of Commerce and President of the Board of Trustees of the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury
Toll Fellow / The Council of State Governments - Class of 1994
Recipient of the Patricia S. Walton Award / Vermont Chapter of The American Society for Public Administration - �In recognition of exemplary public service to the State of Vermont - 1998
Recipient of the Individual Membership Service Award / American Public Human Services Association - 2000
Professional Background:

1967 - began public service as a social worker for the Vermont Department of Social Welfare
1985 - appointed Deputy Commissioner , Department of Social Welfare
1992 - appointed Commissioner , Department of Social Welfare
1999 - appointed Secretary, Agency of Human Services
While serving as Social Welfare Commissioner , Kitchel was responsible for overhauling Vermont�s welfare system. This statewide initiative, that replaced financial dependence with work, was the first in the nation and received national recognition for its approach to serving families.

Kitchel played a major role in the expansion of Vermont�s health assistance programs for low-income Vermonters. These programs include Vermont Health Access Plan, Dr. Dynasaur and the pharmacy assistance programs for Seniors.

As Secretary of the Agency of Human Services, Kitchel was responsible for annual budget of $1 Billion and 3000 employees. The Agency includes the Departments of Health, Aging and Independent Living, Children and Families and Corrections, and the Office of Health Access.


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Mother Catherine Beattie 1921-2014
Sister Catherine "Kitty" Toll 1959-

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  11/03/2020 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 29.76% (+0.66%)
  11/06/2018 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 52.34% (+5.48%)
  11/08/2016 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 47.92% (+5.71%)
  11/04/2014 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 44.86% (+9.43%)
  11/06/2012 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 34.13% (+6.75%)
  11/02/2010 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 25.14% (+1.98%)
  11/04/2008 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 33.28% (+5.73%)
  11/07/2006 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 33.21% (+6.20%)
  11/02/2004 VT State Senate - Caledonia County Won 27.72% (+1.55%)
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  04/05/2005 VT State Senate - Caledonia County - Appointment Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
VT Lt. Governor - D Primary - Aug 11, 2020 D Tim Ashe