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Representative Randall Szott

District
Windsor-4-1
Party
Democrat
Seat Number
141
Email
rszott@leg.state.vt.us
Phone
(802) 828-2228
Mailing Address
115 State St., Montpelier, VT 05633-5301
Committees
Biography
Randall Szott earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of Central Florida, a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Art from San Francisco State University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Art Critical Practices from Ohio State University. Szott's professional experience includes working as a chef for fifteen years in catering, fine dining, and at sea as a merchant mariner. He opened the food service program at the Prosper Valley School in Pomfret, VT and did farm-to-school instruction there. Parallel to his cooking life, he has a significant record of accomplishment in public scholarship. He has been invited to lecture and present at conferences and institutions around the United States including the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the New England Philosophy of Education Society, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the University of Houston, and the California College of the Arts. He's taught college courses at several universities and currently teaches a course on civic infrastructure and public space in Green Mountain College's graduate program in Resilient and Sustainable Communities. His writing has been published in books, the popular press, and scholarly journals. His ideas and projects have also been cited widely, including in the Routledge Handbook of Literature and Space, Design Observer, the Chicago Tribune, the Journal of Media Practice, and the Boston Globe. Szott’s curatorial work includes organizing a public culture lecture series and an exhibition and event series that was recognized in Chicago Magazine’s “Best of Chicago” issue in 2010. His recent honors include being invited by the Harvard Graduate School of Education to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to participate in “The Four Publics Project: Possibilities for Learning in Socially-Engaged, Public Participatory, and Civic Art Forms” and being accepted to a National Endowment for the Humanities summer institute on “Space, Place, and the Humanities.” Szott serves on the steering committee of Vermonters for Schools and Community, the Barnard Planning Commission, the Barnard Development Review Board, and is active in the Vermont Library Association and the Vermont Creative Network. He is currently the Library Director for the Wilder Memorial Library in Weston, VT. He lives in Barnard with his wife Pamela Fraser, a professor at UVM, and his teenage son, an aspiring entrepreneur.

Roll Call Votes by Representative Szott

Regular Session 2019-2020
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