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Senator Peter W. Galbraith

Windham District
Seat Number
Home Address
P.O. Box 335, Townshend, VT 05353
Home Phone
(802) 365-7808
Work Address
P.O. Box 335, Townshend, VT 05353
Work Phone
(802) 365-7633
Work Email
PETER W. GALBRAITH of Townshend, Windham County, Democrat, was elected to the Vermont Senate on November 2, 2010. He is an author and former US diplomat. From 1993 to 1998, he served as the fi rst US Ambassador to Croatia where he negotiated and signed the 1995 Erdut Agreement that ended the war in Croatia. From 2000 to 2001, he was the Director for Political, Constitutional and Electoral Affairs for the UN Mission in East Timor and a cabinet minister in East Timor's fi rst transitional government. In 2009, he was an Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations serving in Afghanistan. From 1979 to 1993, he was a staff member for the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations where he managed the State Department authorization legislation and wrote laws to protect the global environment, prevent nuclear proliferation and promote human rights. Peter began his career as an Assistant Professor at Windham College in Putney and an instructor at the School for International Training in Brattleboro. Croatia, Pakistan and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq have honored Peter for his work on human rights and peace, which has been the subject of two television documentaries. He is the author of two books on Iraq, including the best selling The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End. He received an AB magna cum laude from Harvard University, a MA with honors from Oxford University and a JD from Georgetown University. He is married to Tone Bringa and has three children.

Roll Call Votes by Senator Galbraith

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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