Beth Pearce, state treasurer of Vermont, was recently selected by the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers to serve on NASACT’s Executive Committee. Ms. Pearce joins David Lillard, Jr. (TN) and Richard Ellis (UT) to comprise the three state treasurer representatives on the committee.

Ms. Pearce was appointed as Vermont’s state treasurer in January 2011. The appointment, by Gov. Peter Shumlin, followed the resignation of Treasurer Jeb Spaulding who was appointed secretary of administration.

Prior to joining the Vermont State Treasurer’s Office, Ms. Pearce served as Deputy Treasurer for cash management at the Massachusetts State Treasurer’s Office from 1999-2003; Deputy Comptroller for the Town of Greenburgh, New York; and as the accounting manager and financial operations manager for the town of West Hartford, Connecticut. In addition, she has served as a fiscal officer with the Massachusetts Department of Social Services and as a project director for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Human Services. Ms. Pierce has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of New Hampshire.