Hazel Brewster, former chief of staff for the Vermont lieutenant governor’s office, has joined the Vermont Chamber of Commerce as director of public relations. In her new role, Brewster will lead the chamber’s communication and event efforts, working closely with President Betsy Bishop.
Brewster is a graduate of the University of Vermont and earned holds a master’s degree in public policy and global affairs from the University of British Columbia.
“Throughout the state, businesses have been challenged by the pandemic, and the Vermont Chamber’s voice has been crucial to the survival of our diverse business community,” Bishop said. “Hazel’s policy perspective will strengthen our communications to all businesses, policy leaders and the press while also providing event programming with strong policy content.”
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is the largest statewide, private, not-for-profit business organization. Its mission is to create an economic climate conducive to business growth and the preservation of the Vermont quality of life.