Kristin L. Clouser was appointed Secretary of Administration on December 8, 2021 by Governor Philip B. Scott, one month after her appointment as Interim Secretary and just over a year after he appointed her as Deputy Secretary of Administration on November 1, 2020. Prior to her appointment, Kristin served as Chief of the Human Services Division of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office and General Counsel to the Agency of Human Services. Born and raised in New York, Kristin moved to Vermont with her family in 2012, joining the Vermont Attorney General’s Office that same year as an Assistant Attorney General primarily serving the Department for Children and Families Economic Services Division. Before moving to Vermont, Kristin was a litigation associate at a private law firm in New Hampshire for eight years. She graduated summa cum laude from Susquehanna University in 2001 and earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Villanova School of Law cum laude in 2004. Kristin currently resides in Jericho with her husband and two children.