Name Title Year
Kesha Ram '08 Four-term Vermont state representative on behalf of Burlington 2019
Carolyn Finney Environmental justice scholar, cultural geographer, author, storyteller, performer and affiliate of Rubenstein School M.P.S. in Leadership for Sustainability 2018
Ginny McGinn Director of Center for Whole Communities 2017
Victor Wooten Grammy Award winning bass player, composer, author, producer, naturalist, and affiliate of Rubenstein School M.P.S. in Leadership for Sustainability 2016
Deborah Markowitz Secretary, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and Member, Rubenstein School Board of Advisors 2015
Paul Burns Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) 2014
David Mears Commissioner, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation 2013
Hal Colston Executive Director, SerVermont 2012
Mickey Fearn Deputy Director for Communications and Community Assistance, National Park Service 2011
None   2010
Abigail Kimbell Chief, U.S. Forest Service 2009
Chuck Ross Vermont State Director for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy 2008
Will Raap Founder and Chair, Gardener's Supply Company 2007
Darby Bradley Special Assistant for Donor and Government Relations, Vermont Land Trust 2006
F. Herbert Borman Oastler Professor Emeritus of Forest Ecology, Yale University 2005
Ann Pesiri Swanson and Stephen Rubenstein Executive Director, Chesapeake Bay Commission & Chair, Rubenstein School Board of Advisors and President, Rubenstein Properities, Little Falls, NJ 2004
Lawrence K. Forcier Dean, UVM Division of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Extension 2003
Robert Costanza Director, UVM Gund Institute of Ecological Economics and Gund Professor of Ecological Economics 2002
Senator Gerry Gossens Former Member and Chair, UVM Board of Trustees and Former Chair, Vermont Water Resources Board 2001
David Donath President, Woodstock Foundation and Director, Billings Farm and Museum 2000
Ann Pesiri Swanson Executive Director, Chesapeake Bay Commission 1999
John Todd President, Ocean Arks International 1998
  Addresses to graduates, faculty, staff, families, and friends before 1998 were delivered by the Dean or Associate Dean of the School.