Gov. Peter Shumlin

Governor Peter Shumlin

Governor Shumlin served between the years 2011 and 2017 for a total of three terms. The majority of Gov. Shumlin records are digital; however, a small number of paper records were transferred. A complete index to his paper records is available through the Archival Records Database under Record Series A-366 (Governor Peter Shumlin Records, 2011-2017)

Pursuant to 1 V.S.A. § 317(c)(4), Gov. Shumlin deemed certain records of his administration privileged and therefore exempt from public inspection and copying for a period of six years. See Memorandum of Understanding for more details. 

Records not exempt from public inspection and copying pursuant to 1 V.S.A. § 317(c) are available through VSARA's Reference Room. Contact our Reference Room by emailing archivesnull@sec.stanullte.vt.usnull or call 802-828-2308. Some digital records, to the extent possible, will also be available online through the VSARA's digital state archives, VT Re•tain, after further processing.

To go directly to all of Gov. Shumlin's digital records currently available through VT Re•tain, see: Vermont. Governor (2011-2017: Shumlin).

Records Description

Public Access

Availability

Agency Reports General Available Online
Agreements, Memoranda of Understanding, Petitions, and Waivers General
Appointments Redact¹
Authorizations  General Available Online
Bill Log General

Paper format only

Boards and Commissions

Exempt (Executive Privilege) Closed until January 9, 2023

Correspondence (Governor’s email) 

Exempt (Executive Privilege) Closed until January 9, 2023 
Correspondence (Staff email)  Exempt (Executive Privilege) Closed until January 9, 2023 
Constituent correspondence, including Governor responses General Records available in VSARA Reference Room upon request. Contact 802-828-2308 or archives@secnull.state.vt.usnull.
Daily Briefing Materials for Governor Exempt (Executive Privilege) Closed until January 9, 2023 
Executive Orders and related correspondence General
Extraditions  General Digital transfer complete. Processing in progress.
Federal Emergency Managment Agency General Available Online
Governor’s Calendar Exempt (Executive Privilege) Closed until January 9, 2023
Governor’s public appearance schedules General Available Online
Governor-Elect Shumlin Transition Briefing Materials Exempt (Executive Privilege) Closed until January 9, 2023  
Governor-Elect Scott Transition Briefing Materials  Exempt (Executive Privilege)  Closed until January 9, 2023 
Internal policies and related documents Primarily General, Some Exempt (Executive Privilege)

Available Online; Some records closed until January 9, 2023

Oaths of Office General Available Online
Pardons Redact²
Photographs General Available Online
Press Releases and Announcements General

Available Online

Proclamations General

Available Online

Social Media General Available Online 
Speeches and related documents General Available Online
Websites  General

Available Online

Weekly Reports from the Cabinet, including related correspondence Exempt (Executive Privilege) Closed until January 9, 2023 

Notes:

[1] Some appointment records contain information that is exempt from public inspection and copying pursuant to 1 V.S.A. § 317(c).

[2] Some pardon records contain information information that is exempt from public inspection and copying pursuant to 1 V.S.A. § 317(c).

[3] Some procedures include personnel-related information information that is exempt from public inspection and copying pursuant to 1 V.S.A. § 317(c).

This page was last updated: 2017-10-16