She is a registered nurse and union and community social justice activist. She is the former local president of Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals. She co-led on a number of policy issues such as an effort to remove discriminatory health insurance practices for transgender individuals, to strengthen public and regulatory oversight of not-for-profit hospital assets, and in the effort to establish publicly funded health care with no barriers to access for all Vermonters. Her first academic degree was in Natural Resource Management, Economics and Policy, and she serves on the 350VT board and Vermont Progressive Party. She lives off the grid in the mountains with her husband David.
Our Revolution endorsement
PCCC - BoldProgressives.org August 4, 2015.
With Kayla Wingbermuehle-Brown, Ryan Rasmussen, Dominique Nikki Jackson, Sarah Badawi, Tamara Johnson Shealey, Brenda Lopez Romero, Michelle Martinez, Ted Jones, Noel Frame, Jay Saxon, Monica Lisa, Aly Johnson-Kurts, Tamika L Mapp, Eric D. Nelson, Jen D. Rafanan, Daniel Blackman, Farrah N. Khan, Ryan Joseph, Janine Brown, Shannon Shaun, Laurie-Anne Sayles, Dan Jameyson, Melissa Sargent, Yasmine Taeb, Harish I. Patel, Dorothy Krause, Elisabeth Lamar, Sammi Brown, Movita Johnson-Harrell, Clara Puerta, Aaron Johnson, Lacey Ann Connelly, Benjamin Yee, Rebecca Abraham, Michael McCarthy, Adam Green, Stephanie Taylor, Ted Terry, Sarah DeMerchant, Elaine Hyman, Patrick Davis, Bob Gibeling, Tim Denson, Robert Millar, Mari Cordes, Chris Wig, Heidi J. Vierthaler and Paul Per Row Knee.
- Rachel Thompson (White River Junction, VT)
- Vickie Lampron (Bennington, VT)
- David Ellenbogen (Montpelier, VT)
- Emilie Kornheiser (Brattleboro, VT)
- Scott Garren (Rutland, VT)
- Ali Dieng (Burlington, VT)
- Andrew Tripp (Montpelier, VT)
- Jim Vires (Bennington, VT)
- Mari Cordes (Lincoln, VT)
- Mary Gerisch (Bennington, VT)
- Traven Leyshon (Middlesex, VT)
- Jubilee McGill (Bridport, VT)
Heather Riemer December 8, 2016 ·
With Michael Connolly, Avery Book, James Haslam, Deborah Kutzko, Kate Kanelstein, Vickie Celia, Nikki Martelle, Daniel Doynow, Peter Kassel, Laurie Aunchman, Tristin Adie, Heather Ann Lambert, Deb Silmser Snell and Mari Cordes.