The Vermont Statutes Online
Executive Order No. 16-5
[Coordinating Council for Vermont Interactive Technologies
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the State of Vermont to extend learning opportunities to all citizens regardless of geographic location; and
WHEREAS, the use of interactive technology for remote teaching applications has been successfully demonstrated at multiple locations throughout Vermont since 1988; and
WHEREAS, a joint private-public sponsorship coordinates Vermont's interactive technology network.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT I, Peter Shumlin, by virtue of the power vested in me as Governor, do hereby rename the "Coordinating Council for Vermont Interactive Television" the "Coordinating Council for Vermont Interactive Technologies," and reconstitute the Council as follows
I. Composition and Appointments
The Council shall be composed of two representatives of the business community, appointed by the Governor; two representatives of the education community, appointed by the Governor; two representatives of the non-profit community, appointed by the Governor; a member of the Vermont House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House; a member of the Vermont Senate, appointed by the Committee on Committees; and a representative of the Administration, appointed by the Governor.
Additional appointments shall be made by the Governor to fill vacancies or to respond to other critical needs.
II. Council Process and Change
The Council shall meet periodically and shall make recommendations to the Secretary of Administration and to the Executive Director of Vermont Interactive Technologies concerning:
A. policy for overall system usage and development;
B. priorities for operational scheduling;
C. evaluation of system performance;
D. future development and/or system expansion;
E. budgetary information and requirements; and
F. development of funding alternatives.
In addition, the Council shall maintain liaisons with appropriate legislative offices and annually advise the Governor and the General Assembly on the process and achievements of Vermont Interactive Technologies.
Administrative support will be provided by the Agency of Administration and the Vermont State Colleges as required.
III. Effective Date
This Executive Order shall take effect upon signing and shall expire on September 15, 2019.
This Order supersedes Executive Order 10-94 (codified as No. 16-2).
Dated July 10, 2013.