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Executive Director

Ted Brady is the Executive Director of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT). VLCT is a statewide non-profit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1967 with the mission of serving and strengthening Vermont local government. All 246 cities and towns and another 142 units of local government (such as villages and water districts) are currently members. VLCT offers support, knowledge, representation, insurance, and connection to its members.

Brady served as Deputy Secretary of the Agency of Commerce and Community Development in the Scott Administration. During his four years with the Agency, he assisted with the pandemic response and recovery; administered state and federal technical assistance, tax credit, and grant programs; championed outdoor recreation expansion; and worked to make Vermont a great place to live, work and play. Previously, Brady was appointed by President Obama as the Vermont and New Hampshire State Director for USDA Rural Development, where he oversaw the administration of more than $1 billion in housing, business, and community development loans and grants. Brady spent more than a decade working as a community and economic development liaison in U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy’s office, both in Washington, D.C. and in Vermont.  

Brady lives in Williston with his wife, Vermont Rep. Erin Brady, and their two children. He serves on the boards of the Vermont Council on Rural Development and the Champlain Valley Exposition. He spends his free time musing about the future of Vermont while fishing, skiing, and enjoying the Green Mountains.