Mr. Hackett
Hackett, Valine & MacDonald, Inc.
140 Kennedy Drive
PO Box 2127
South Burlington, VT 05407-2127

O: (802) 658-1100
H: (802) 862-7950
F: (802) 658-9419


B.A., Economics & Political Science, University of Vermont, 1955

Professional Experience:
- HVM Corp. (holding company)
- Hackett & Company (employee benefits)
Yankee Captive Management, Inc. (captive insurance management)
- Vice Chairman
- Yankee Insurance Group (holding company)
- Hackett, Valine & MacDonald, Inc.

Current Professional Directorships and Affiliations:
Chairman, Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies
Director, Catamount Energy Corporation
Director, Vermont Technology Council
Director, Vermont Institute for Government Effectiveness
Member, Governor's Council of Economic Advisors
Member, Vermont Department of Commerce Advisory Board
Honorary Member, Vermont Academy of Science & Engineering

Past Professional Directorships and Affiliations:
Chairman, Banknorth Group, Inc. (1989-1998)
Chairman, Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (1983-2004)
Chairman, Vermont Electric Transmission Company, Inc. (1983-2004)
Chairman, Vermont Technology Council (1992-1997)
Chairman, Howard Bank (1983-1989)
Director, Howard Bank (1972-1982)
Director, New England Telephone Company, Inc. (1981-1995)
Director, Central Vermont Public Service Company, Inc. (1979-2004)
Director, Central Vermont Railway, Inc. (1978-1995)
Director, Banknorth Group, Inc. (2000-2003)
Member, Governor's Council on Workers' Compensation (1994)
Vermont House of Representatives
- Elected 1965
- Member, House Committee on Education
- Republican Majority Leader (1967-1968)
- House Committee on Appropriations (Member, 1967-1968; Chairman 1969-1970)
- Member, Legislative Council (1967-1968)
Chairman, Joint Fiscal Committee of the Vermont House and Senate (1969-1970)
Chairman, Vermont Social Welfare Board (1971-1972)
Director, United Community Services (1971-1975)
University of Vermont (Trustee, 1971-1977, 1986-1994; Chairman 1991-1993)
Director, Vermont Achievement Center (1971-1977)
Member, United States Air Force Academy Advisory Board (1971-1974)
Governor's Council of Economic Advisors (Member 1971-1972, 1991-present; Chairman 1977-1984, 1991)
Republican National Committeeman for Vermont (1977-1979)
The Shelburne Museum (Trustee, 1981-1991; Treasurer, 1983-1991)
Director, Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation (1982-1988)
Director, Associated Industries of Vermont (1984-1988)
Director, Vermont Community Foundation (1985-1992)
Director, United States Biathlon Association (1985-1989)
Director, Vermont Captive Insurance Association (1997-1999)

Honors and Awards:
Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, University of Vermont, 1979
Vermont Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award (1997)
Thomas Chittenden Award for Community Service,
Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce (1990)
National Governors Association Distinguished Service Award (August 1983)
Greater Burlington Industrial Corp. & Excellence in Economic Development (June 1998)
AGC Richard A. Snelling Economic Development Award (November 2002)
Vermont Independent Agents Association Brigham/Alfred Award (June 2003)