TIM ASHE of Burlington, Chittenden County, was born in Framingham, MA, on December 10, 1976. He holds degrees from the University of Vermont (1999) and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government (2004).
Tim served on the staff of Congressman Bernie Sanders from 1999-2001. For eight years, Tim developed affordable housing with Cathedral Square. He and his team created or renovated 396 affordable senior apartments with total budgets exceeding $30 million. For the last two years he's taught college level courses.
He served two terms on the Burlington City Council, chairing the City's Community Development and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee. Tim serves on the Board of Directors of Housing Foundation, Inc, and previously served on the Board of Spectrum Youth and Family Services.
Tim has been a member of the Senate since 2009 and has chaired the Senate Finance Committee and served on the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Joint Fiscal Committee, the Joint Corrections Oversight Committee, and the Emergency Board. He is now the President Pro Tempore.