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Don Turner Jr.




Don Turner Jr.

State Representative
Chittenden 9 District


Name: Don Turner Jr.

Spouse’s Name: Gail

Children’s Names: Emily, Hillary & Erin


  • Real Estate Broker and Developer
  • Landlord
  • Fire Chief
  • Forest Fire Warden

Education Level & Degree:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Firefighter 1 & 2 Certification
  • Fire Service Instructor 1

Civic Activities/Awards:

  • Rotary Club
  • Past Youth Soccer, Softball and Basketball Coach
  • Milton Firefighters Association Inc.
  • Vermont Fire Chief of the Year 2003
  • Milton Fire Chief’s Award 2002
  • Volunteered over four hundred hours to serve as project manager for the construction of the new fire station. 2002
  • Chittenden County Firefighter of the Year 1991
  • Milton Firefighter of the Year 1987, 1997 & 2001
  • 2004 Number 1 Century 21 Agent in Vt. and New England
  • 2005 Number 1 Century 21 Agent in Vt. and New England

Current/Past Elected or Appointed Offices/Committees:

  • Fire Chief
  • Forest Fire Warden
  • State Representative from Milton
  • Member of House Human Services Committee
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Milton Board of Civil Authority
  • Chittenden County Mutual Aid District- Secretary
  • Milton Firefighters Association Inc- President
  • Milton Independence Day Celebration Cmt.-Chairman
  • Milton Police Oral Board- 2002
  • Milton Personnel Appeals Board- 1999-2002
  • Milton High School Principal Search Cmt.-1994
  • Milton School Budget Committee 1993-1995
  • Milton Sewer Expansion Committee 1993-1996
  • Milton Economic Development Committee 1992-1996
  • Milton Business Association-President 1990-1992
  • Milton Core Development Committee 1989-1991

Other Qualifications:

  • Self-employed businessman my entire adult life


  • Cap the growth of property taxes and reform the system.
  • Make Vermont more business friendly by creating additional economic development tools and incentives.
  • Encourage the development of affordable housing.
  • Encourage the development of more and better paying jobs.
  • Continue to work for an affordable health care plan that will benefit all Vermonters and be financially sustainable.
  • I firmly support the affordability agenda.
  • I Can Make a Difference in Making Vermont Affordable For Vermonters!

Campaign Treasurer Name: Steve Burke

Campaign Address: P.O. Box 487 Milton, Vermont 05468

Campaign/Candidate E-mail/Website Address: /

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