Henry Pearl has announced he will run as a Democrat for the Vermont House of Representatives seat for the Caledonia-Washington district, which covers Danville, Peacham, and Cabot.
Henry is a lifelong Danville resident. He graduated from Danville School and earned an associate’s degree from Vermont Technical College and bachelor’s degree from University of Vermont in Community Development and Applied Economics.
He and his wife, Allison, own and operate an organic dairy farm in Danville. They are raising the fourth generation on the farm, two boys, Johnny and Willie. They attend Danville School.
Henry is currently serving on the Danville Select Board and previously served on the Development Review Board and Planning Commission. He has also volunteered for Danville Rescue.
“I am looking forward to working within our district to create a viable economy for all of our residents and ensure a safe environment to raise the next generation of Vermonters,” Pearl said. “I’m passionate about agriculture and the influence it has on the development of our strong communities. As a small business owner, parent, and community member, I look forward to providing a solid, relatable voice for all of our residents.”
Pearl also recognized incumbent Rep. Kitty Toll for her outstanding service and commitment to the state and community. Toll will not be seeking re-election in November.