Civility & Political Discourse in Vermont: How do we compare to the nation?

The Vermont Bar Association hosted a public forum to discuss how civility & political discourse in the media, on the campaign trail, among legislators and political party leaders in Vermont compares to that of the nation.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Capitol Plaza, Montpelier

Keynote Speaker: Jim Leach, Former Chairman for the National Endowment for the Humanities 


Hon. Jeffrey Amestoy, Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University

Paul Burns, Executive Director of the Vermont Public Interest Group

Paul Costell, Executive Director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development

Paul S. Gillies, Esq., Former Deputy Secretary of State for Vermont

Emerson Lynn, Editor and Publisher of the St. Albans Messenger

Deborah, Markowitz, Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Moderator: Chris Graff, Vice President of Corporate Communications at National Life Group