Peter Cobb has been retired since summer 2016. For 33 years he was the director of the VNAs of Vermont, the trade association that represents the Visiting Nurse Associations in Vermont. Prior to working for the VNAs, he worked with adults with autism for Washington County Mental Health, was a reporter for the Barre Vermont Time Argus and the Black River Tribune, administered a grant for the Black River Health Center in Proctorsville, Vermont and was a lobbyist for the Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG). In retirement, he works part-time for the Time Argus and Rutland Herald.
As a student at the University of Vermont he was one of the founding members of VPIRG.
Cobb coached middle school soccer for 25 years, 16 years with girls and nine with boys, and he ran the Central Vermont Men’s soccer league for 15 years.
Cobb is a volunteer driver for the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually impaired, a volunteer teacher for Central Vermont Adult Basic Education and assists with the community breakfasts at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Barre, Vermont.
He has been married for 48 years to Cindy Clement, also retired. Cindy was the director of the Respiratory Department and the cardiac lab at the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin, Vermont. They have two daughters and seven grandchildren.
His hobbies include hiking, skiing, kayaking, photography, reading and writing.
His website is www.peter-cobb.com/blog.
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