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Sue Minter, Executive Director of Capstone Community Action, member to represent the Vermont Community Action Partnership

Submitted by matt.stirnweis… on Tue, 08/24/2021 - 11:58

Sue Minter is the Executive Director of Capstone Community Action, a regional non-profit dedicated to building ladders out of poverty and advancing social, economic and environmental justice. Minter was a public servant for 20 years, serving as the Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) in 2015, and as Deputy Secretary from 2011-2014. While VTrans Secretary, Sue co-chaired a sub-committee on President Barack Obama's White House Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience - a presidential initiative to build national and local strategies for climate resilience. Following Tropical Storm Irene’s historic flooding in 2011, Sue was appointed as Vermont’s Irene Recovery Officer, responsible for implementation of state recovery and resilience programs. She served as a Vermont State Representative (2004-2010) and was the Democratic nominee for Vermont Governor in 2016. A graduate of Harvard University (BA) and M.I.T. (MA in City Planning), Sue and her husband, David Goodman, live in Waterbury Center. They have two adult children. She enjoys running, backcountry skiing, hiking, gardening and walking her dog, Sandy.