The Senate Committee on Committees has appointed Erica Hare of Berlin to serve a four-year term on the Vermont Commission on Women. Ms. Hare is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and the Stern School of Business at New York University. A dedicated nonprofit leader, Ms. Hare spent her early career managing financial and administrative operations at several Academic Medical Centers in her native New York City.
Upon moving to Vermont, she worked at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier for 10 years as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In 2019 Ms. Hare joined the Institute of Professional Practice, a $75M multistate human services agency headquartered in Berlin, as the Chief Financial Officer.
Ms. Hare co-founded the central Vermont professional women's network, ElevateHer in 2018. When she is not working, Ms. Hare enjoys spending her time exploring the many outdoor wonders of Vermont with her family and the myriad animals who share their land and home.
The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) is a non-partisan state agency working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls. Sixteen volunteer commissioners and representatives from organizations concerned with women's issues guide VCW's public education, coalition building, and advocacy efforts.