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Representative Carol Ode

Seat Number
(802) 828-2228
Mailing Address
115 State St, Montpelier, VT 05603
CAROL ODE of Burlington, Chittenden District 6-18, the granddaughter of immigrants, is serving her fourth term and is now in her second term on the House Ways and Means Committee after two terms on the House Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife Committee She is serving her second term on the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules, and her first on the House Ethics Panel. She is serving her eighth year on the Lake Champlain Citizens Advisory Committee and is State Lead to the Legislature for the National Council of Environmental Legislators. The Legislature elected her to serve as one of nine Legislative Trustees on the University of Vermont's Board of Trustees where she is Chair of the Vermont Agricultural College Board.
Chittenden County lawyers elected her to the Vermont Bar Foundation board where she became its vice chair and collaborated with bank and credit union presidents to raise funds for Foundation grantees, including Vermont Legal Aid. She then consulted with the VBF and worked with the Access to Justice Coalition, raising funds for the Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship.
She was vice chair of The Vermont Journalism Trust board for VTDigger. She has served on the Burlington Waterfront Board, the Lund Family Center Board, the UVM Alumni Council, and on United Way allocations.
She is a former chair and board member of the Vermont State Board of Education and of the Burlington School Board, represented Grand Isle and Chittenden counties on the Vermont School Boards Association board, and served on the Regional Advisory Board for Chittenden County’s Technical Centers.
She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UVM with a B.A. in History. A former Vermont school teacher, she graduated from Cornell Law School. She is working to complete a certificate in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School where she completed a course on Tax Policy and Administration.
She received the 2024 PCAVT Champion Award for her work to make Vermont the twelfth state to ban child marriage. She was keynote speaker on the topic with U.N. Women as part of the U.N. Forum on Sustainable Development and spoke at the National Consumers League in Washington, D.C.
She is a 2017 Council of State Governments Henry Toll Fellow. In 2001, she received the YWCA’s Susan B. Anthony Leadership in Public Service Award, and in 2000 she received the Burlington Schools Golden Apple Award.

Roll Call Votes by Representative Ode

Regular Session 2023-2024
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