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Sarah Dopp, Secretary

Photo of Sarah DoppSarah Dopp, Secretary, of South Burlington is known statewide for her active involvement in land conservation, historic preservation, and local history. Sarah was appointed to the Vermont Humanities board by the governor on February 3, 2015. Sarah serves on Swenson Award and ED Annual Review committees and is chair of the Grants committee. She received a B.S. in Medical Technology and a M.A. in English from the University of Vermont as well as a Medical Technology certification and Specialist in Blood Banking certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathology.

She is past president of the Vermont Society for Medical Technology, the Vermont Historical Society, and the Chittenden County Historical Society boards. She is the recipient of the UVM Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, the Courage in Leadership Award from the Burlington Free Press and Echo Center, and co-recipient of the Hildene Award for conservation and historic preservation; the $10,000 prize was donated to the Vermont Marble Museum. Sarah founded the South Burlington Land Trust in 2003 and serves as its President.

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