Representative Kesha Ram

Vermont future caucus, EMeritus co-chair (D)

Kesha Ram of Burlington, Chittenden County, Democrat, was born in Santa Monica, California, on August 2, 1986. She graduated from the University of Vermont in 2008 (BS, Natural Resource Planning, cum laude; BA, Political Science, magna cum laude) and completed a Public Law program at American University in 2006.

Outside of the legislature, Kesha is the Public Engagement Specialist for the Burlington Community and Economic Development Office. Her partner, Oliver LaFarge, is a boat technician at Darling’s Boatworks in Charlotte.

Organizations and affiliations: Lola Aiken Scholar, since 2004; Morris K. Udall Scholar, since 2006; Ronald E. McNair Scholar, since 2006; UVM Tower Society Member, since 2007; Harry S. Truman Scholar, since 2007; Oxfam Climate Change Ambassador, since 2009; Center for Whole Communities Board Member, since 2010; Sudan Development Foundation Advisory Board Member, since 2010; UVM Vermont Regional Alumni Board Member, 2010-2011; UVM Board of Trustees, Secretary of the Vermont State Agricultural College, since 2011. Member of the House 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2015-2016.

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