Governor appoints Ed Read to represent Washington-7 district

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Governor appoints Ed Read to represent Washington-7 district

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 9:26am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott on Thursday appointed Ed Read as representative for the Washington-7 district serving the towns of Fayston, Duxbury, Moretown, Waitsfield and Warren. Read, an Independent, will serve the two-seat district along with Representative Maxine Grad (D). Read, a resident of Fayston, was appointed to fill the seat vacated by former Representative Adam Greshin (I), who was recently appointed by the governor to serve as Commissioner of Finance and Management.

Ed and Trish Read Mad River Property Management and Garden Center.

“Ed has spent the last 27 years in the Valley and he knows the issues well,” said Gov. Scott. “As a small business owner, local elected official, and someone who has spent years in the tourism industry, Ed brings valuable experience and perspective to the Legislature. I look forward to working with him and his colleagues to grow the Vermont economy.”

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve the residents of Duxbury, Moretown, Fayston, Waitsfield, and Warren,” Read said. “As a small business owner and selectman, I believe my roots in the community will serve this district well and I look forward to getting to work as soon as possible.” 

Read is the CEO of Mad River Property Management in Waitsfield, and graduated from the University of Vermont in 1989 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

Source: Governor. 9.7.2017