Community Council


The Vermont Public Television Community Council is an advisory board of Vermonters who help Vermont's statewide public television network respond to the needs of Vermonters. The members offer advice and make recommendations to staff and board of directors on programming and services, based on their assessment of their community's interests, values, challenges and priorities. They are active in their local communities, often hosting VPT events. For more information, contact Chuck Pizer, VPT community engagement director, (802) 654-3688.


Pictured at the fall 2012 meeting of VPT's Community Council are: Front row (from left): Jane Birnn, Alisha Sawyer, Olga Peters, Marie Leahy. Back row (from left): Ryan Doyle, Toby Knox, Offie Wortham, Jerry Aldredge. At the meeting, Council members elected Marie chair, Olga vice chair and Jeremy past chair.

Members of the Council


Alisha Sawyer (Chair)
St. Albans, Vt.

Olga Peters (Past Chair)
Whitingham, Vt.

Jerry Aldredge
St. Johnsbury

Steve Alexander
N. Ferrisburgh, Vt.
Ryan Doyle
St. Albans, Vt.

Jane Birnn
Grand Isle, Vt.

Toby Knox
Shelburne, Vt.
Patricia M. Sears
Lowell, Vt.

Leon Walls
Underhill, Vt.

Offie Wortham
Johnson, Vt.

Chuck Pizer (VPT Liaison)
South Burlington, VT

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