Governor announces appointments to Vermont Telecommunications Authority

Jeb Spaulding, Treasurer, State of Vermont
Spaulding is serving his third term as Vermont State Treasurer. During his tenure, he has emphasized continuous improvement in treasury fundamentals such as timely and accurate bank reconciliations, enhanced customer service, expanded outreach and compliance in the unclaimed property division, and proactive investment management and oversight. In addition, he has initiated a new focus in the Treasurer's Office to leverage State assets to encourage responsible corporate citizenship and to support community and economic development within Vermont. Treasurer Spaulding served eight terms in the Vermont State Senate from 1985-2000.

Jo Bradley, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Bradley has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Vermont Economic Development Authority since February, 1997. Her previous professional experience includes the positions of Deputy Secretary at the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Commercial Loan Officer at the Vermont Economic Development Authority, and Vice President at Solomon Brothers, Inc. in Boston. She has also served as the State Government representative on the national Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), and serves on numerous state and local Boards.

Al Brisard
A proven manager with a unique combination of technical and business experience, Brisard has served in a wide range of operations, marketing and leadership positions in companies specializing in technology and telecommunications. His experience includes the design and implementation of multi-location LAN and WAN, network monitoring and the analysis and delivery of voice over IP, audio conferencing, wireless services and other network elements.

Jerry Johnson
Johnson is a senior executive with a proven record of effectively leading organizations ranging in size from less than five employees to over one thousand. With 25 years experience in telecommunications, Johnson held positions as General Manager of Integrated Planning and Vice President of Network Design at NYNEX. He later served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Hill Associates Inc in Colchester, a leading corporate telecommunications training company. He also created an independent consulting company, Daybreak Intellectual Capital Solutions Inc. in Williston, specializing in telecom and Internet applications, technical training, and executive coaching with a focus on small companies and startup operations. Johnson served as the President of the Vermont Telecommunications Advancement Center (VTAC) established in conjunction with Gov. Dean and served on the Vermont Council on Rural Development's Telecommunication's Infrastructure Committee.

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