|Jason P. Lorber|
|Member of the Vermont House of Representatives
from the Chittenden-3-3 district
January 2005 – January 2013
|Preceded by||Steve Hingtgen (P)|
December 10, 1966 |
|Spouse(s)||Nathaniel G. Lew|
Jason P. Lorber is a consultant, comedian and politician from Burlington, Vermont. A Democrat, he served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 2005 to 2013, representing the Chittenden-3-3 district in Burlington. He was first elected in November 2004 and did not seek re-election in 2012.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lorber graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA and earned an MBA from Stanford University. He founded a small business called Aplomb Consulting which works with nonprofit organizations and healthcare clinics, providing strategic planning, fundraising, and other support services. He is also a standup comedian, doing gigs, producing comedy shows and running improv workshops.
First elected to the legislature in November 2004, he was re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2010. He served on the House Institutions & Corrections Committee, and focussed much of his legislative effort on prison reform. He hosts a television program called "Correcting Corrections" broadcast on CCTV Channel 17.
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