Cate Cross, Vice Chair

Cate CrossCate Cross was elected to Selectboard in March of 2021. Community, up-to-date infrastructure, and access to the outdoors are essential parts of why Cate and her husband choose to bring up their family in Shelburne.

In addition to Selectboard, Cate currently serves as a Justice of the Peace on the Board of Civil Authority and Board of Abatement, on the Town’s Equity and Diversity Committee, and provides time to the Shelburne Community School PTO. Previously, she served as a Trustee at the Pierson Library, on the Shelburne Ethics Committee, as co-coordinator of the Shelburne Community School Nearby Nature Program (Hands On Nature / ELF), as Green-Up Day Coordinator, and as a Friend of the Pierson Library.

Cate has spent the past 20 years working in high-tech at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Dow Jones, Compuware, and Carbon Black/VM Ware. She currently works as Senior Director of Marketing at Immersive Labs, Inc, a cyber security startup co-based in Boston and Bristol, UK. She also serves as an advisor on strategic communications at University of Vermont’s Center for Research on Vermont.