Claire D. Ayer

Claire D. Ayer DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Claire D. AyerDEMDemocrat American politician
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Claire D. Ayer (born September 21, 1948) is a Democratic former member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the two-member at-large Addison Senate District. Claire D. Ayer was first elected to the Vermont State Senate in 2002, and reelected in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Ayer served as assistant majority leader of the Vermont Senate, and previously served as majority whip. She is also the current chairperson of the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare. She did not run for reelection in 2018, and was succeeded by Ruth Hardy.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Middlebury College
BA Environmental Studies
Jeanne Mance School of Nursing
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Vermont State Senate
2002 - 2019
Former Assistant Majority Leader
Vermont State Senate
Former Majority Whip
Vermont State Senate
Weybridge School Board
Director on the Board
Otter Creek Natural Resources Conservation District
1992 - Current
Registered Nurse
Middlebury Obstetrics-Gynecology
Other Experience1 - 10 of 10
Former Chair
Health and Welfare Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Joint Fiscal Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Government Operations Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Ethics Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Finance Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Joint Health Reform Oversight Committee, Vermont State Senate
Middlebury River Watershed Partnership
Lake Champlain Sea Grant Committee
Weybridge Conservation Commission
Middlebury Area Land Trust