Barbara W. Snelling

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Barbara Tuttle Snelling (Weil)

Death: November 02, 2015 (87)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of F. Taylor Weil and Hazel Russell
Wife of Richard A. Snelling, Governor
Mother of Diane B. Snelling

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About Barbara W. Snelling

Barbara Weil Snelling (born March 22, 1928) was elected the 76th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 1992 and served two terms (1993-1997), suffering a cerebral hemorrhage in 1996 while campaigning for governor. She was elected to the Vermont State Senate in 1998, where she served until she retired in 2002.

She served as chair of the Shelburne School Board; as Founding Chair of Champlain Valley Union High School Board. She was member of the State Board of Education; President of the Vermont State School Boards Association; Vermont Commission on Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation; Chair of the Chittenden County United Way. She was a founding trustee of the Vermont Community Foundation; a trustee of Champlain College and Radcliffe College. She was a trustee of the Shelburne Museum.

She was Vice President of the University of Vermont and later was President of Snelling and Kolb, a national fundraising consulting firm focused of development work for educational institutions.

She is the widow of Richard Snelling, a long-serving governor of Vermont, and mother of Diane B. Snelling, who currently holds her former seat in the State Senate.

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Barbara W. Snelling's Timeline

March 22, 1928
March 18, 1952
November 2, 2015
Age 87