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|Member of the Vermont House of Representatives
from the Windsor-Rutland district
May 8, 1946 |
Sandy Haas (born May 8, 1946) is a Vermont lawyer and innkeeper. Since 2005 she has served as a Progressive Party member of the Vermont House of Representatives representing the Windsor-Rutland District.
Haas was born on May 8, 1946, in Orange, California. She got her B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley in 1968, and her J.D. from Boalt Hall in 1974. She moved to Rochester in Windsor County, Vermont in 1980, and lives there with her partner David Marmor. She is retired from her former private legal practice, and keeps The New Homestead Bed & Breakfast in Rochester.
She has been a member of Rochester's Planning Commission since 1982, and served as a Trustee of Public Funds for Rochester from 1987-2003. In 2004, she was elected to the House of Representatives, and has served in that capacity ever since. She is assigned to the Corrections Oversight, Human Services and Judicial Rules committees, and is the present party caucus leader of the Progressives in the House.
Sandy Haas has received her education from the following institutions:
- JD, University of California, Berkeley, 1974
- BS, University of California, Berkeley, 1968
Sandy Haas has had the following political experience:
- Representative, Vermont State House of Representatives, 2004–present
- Progressive Leader, Vermont State House of Representatives, former
Current Legislative Committees
Sandy Haas has been a member of the following committees:
- Government Accountability, Member
- Human Services, Vice Chair
- Judicial Rules, Member
Sandy Haas has been a member of the following committees: Chair, Rochester Planning Commission Rochester Trustee of Public Funds, 1987-2003
Sandy Haas has had the following professional experience:
- Innkeeper, New Homestead Bed & Breakfast
- Lawyer, Private Practice
Sandy Haas has been a member of the following organizations:
- Board Member, Clara Martin Center, 1982–98
- Board Member, White River Valley Players, 1984-2005
- "Representative Sandy Haas (VT)" Project Vote Smart
- "Biographical Sketches of State Officers and Members of the General Assembly of 2013-2014" (PDF). Vermont Secretary of State.
- "Candidates: Sandy Haas for House: Windsor-Rutland 2" Vermont Progressive Party website
- "Representative Sandy Haas's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
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