1940 to Today
Vermont State Senator 1998-2004; Vice Chair of Committee on Health and Welfare. Member of Women's Army Corps during WWII.
Date of Birth06/14/1923
Primary ResidenceSouth Burlington
Janet Munt was a trained clinical social worker. After graduating from Sweet Briar College in 1944, she joined the Women's Army Corps and served for two years, working mostly as a psychiatric social worker. Then, after further schooling, she became a clinical social worker in private psychotherapy practice.
Munt later served six years in the Vermont Senate as a Democrat representing Chittenden County from 1998 to 2004. She served as vice-chair of the Committee on Health and Welfare for much of this time. She advocated for services to help low-income families, especially women and children. She was in favor of a state managed single-payer health care program for Vermont.
She retired from politics at the age of 81.
Organizations or Movements
- Women's Army Corps
- National Association of Social Workers
- Academy of Certified Social Workers
- Clinical Social Workers Registry
- American Orthopsychiatric Association
- Burlington College
- KidSafe Collaborative
- Clinical social worker (psychotherapy)
- BA Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia (1944)
- MS, Columbia University, New York, New York, (1948).