Maxine Jo Grad

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Maxine Jo Grad
Vermont House Of Representatives, Washington 2
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 9, 2013
Years in position 13
Base salary$604.79/vote
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Maxine Jo Grad (b. August 10, 1960) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-2.

Grad served on the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission from 1988 to 1989. She also worked on the Moretown Planning Commission during this time. From 1990 to 1993, she was a member of the Victims Compensation Board. She has worked as Commissioner of the Governor's Commission on Women since 1994. She has also been the Chair of the Commission since 1996. Grad joined the Vermont State House of Representatives in 2001. She has served in that position since, representing the Washington-2 District.

Grad was an attorney for Darby, Laundon, Stearns and Thorndike from 1987 to 1993. She has worked as an instructor at Woodbury College since 1991. She has also worked as an instructor at the Community College of Vermont from 1994 to the present.

Grad earned her BA from Clark University in 1982. She went on to receive her JD/MSL from Vermont Law School in 1985.



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Grad is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Washington 7. She is running unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[1]


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Grad ran for re-election to the Washington 2 District in 2010. She defeated Michael Morelli in the primary election. Grad and Anne Donahue (R) both won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Maxine Jo Grad (D) 1,953
Green check mark transparent.png Anne Donahue (R) 1,947

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jo Grad has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jo Grad served on these committees:

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Jo Grad was up for election, she collected $579 in donations.[3]


Grad and her husband, Ron Shems, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vermont House of Representatives Washington 2
Succeeded by