Sally Fox

Sally Fox DEMDemocrat

American lawyer

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Sally FoxDEMDemocrat American lawyer
Age at Death1951-2014
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VTResidence (state)

Sally Gail Fox (January 30, 1951 – January 10, 2014) was an American lawyer and politician. Sally Fox was born on January 30, 1951, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Philip and Delores Fox. Fox received a bachelor's degree in social work from University of Wisconsin–Madison and a Juris Doctor degree from University at Buffalo Law School.Fox met Michael Sirotkin while taking a class in preparation for the Colorado bar exam. They married on October 7, 1979. Fox and Sirotkin moved to Vermont when Sirotkin received a job offer there.Prior to entering politics, Fox worked as an attorney for the Vermont Disabilities Law Project of Vermont Legal Aid.A Democrat, Fox represented Chittenden County in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1987 to 2001. Fox then began serving in the Vermont State Senate from 2011. Outside of politics, Fox was the director of Family Courts for the Judiciary of Vermont. She was also Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility's director of policy. Fox coordinated the City of Burlington's Offender Reentry Program, and she was Vermont State Colleges' governmental affairs director.On January 10, 2014, after a two-year battle with a rare form of lung cancer, Fox died in South Burlington, Vermont. Fox's husband, Michael Sirotkin, was appointed to take Fox's place in the Vermont Senate.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
State University of New York Law School
University of Wisconsin
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Vermont State Senate
2010 - 2014
Chittenden County Democratic Committee
City of Burlington Offender Reentry Program
2005 - 2006
Policy Director
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
2003 - 2004
Director of Family Court Operations
Vermont Supreme Court
2000 - 2002
Vermont Developmental Disabilities Law Project
Justice of the Peace
Legislative Liaison
Vermont State Colleges
Other Experience1 - 5 of 5
Board Member
Association for Cerebral Palsy
Board Member
Chittenden County SAFE Connection. Board Member, Vermont SAFEKIDS
Board Member
Vermont Children's Forum
Vermont Bar Association
Gender Bias Implimentation Task Force