House Speaker Shap Smith welcomed participants as “the backbone of the economy”, providing support services vital to the state. “At the end of the day. we all share the same goal. We want a Vermont that is a place of opportunity and quality of life that attracts people here, keeps people here, and continues the transition of taking care of each other.”
Andy MacLean (MMR), Rebecca Ramos (Necrason Group), John Hollar (DRM), and Amy Shollenberger (Action Circles) were joined by the Governor’s Chief of Staff Darren Springer and his Legislative Director Sue Allen
State Indicators - Developed by the state’s Chief Performance Officer, Sue Zeller, using data provided by state agencies and outlined in Act 186, which specifies population level indicators and ties them into agency budget performance.
Vermont Scorecard – Revived from the early 2000’s and further developed by Dru Roessle, Performance Improvement Manager at the Agency of Human Services, the scorecard shows how Vermonters are doing on important indicators of health and well being.
Vermont Insights – Produced by Building Bright Futures with funding from the Vermont Department of Education’s Race to the Top Grant, Vermont Insights provides a number of data sets pertinent to the well-being of Vermont children and families.
Common Good Vermont presented the latest state-level profile of the state’s nonprofit sector which reveals that we constitute 20% of the gross state product and workforce. Vermont’s nonprofit sector “by the numbers” are now available in interactive format for review and analysis.