Lindsay H. Kurrle
Lindsay H. Kurrle was appointed Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Labor by Governor Phil Scott in December of 2016.
As Commissioner, she leads over 300 employees, and administers Vermont’s workforce development, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, employment services programs, and Vermont’s occupational safety and health program.
Prior to becoming the state’s Labor Commissioner, Kurrle was a business owner for over 13 years, and an Auditor for the international accounting firm KPMG. Kurrle brings a balance of knowledge and understanding of both the labor and business community to her role.
Kurrle is an outspoken and strong advocate for ensuring that every unemployed and underemployed Vermonter has an employment path tailored to their interests and experience, and that Vermont businesses are able to fill their vacant positions with individuals that are skilled and equipped.
Commissioner Kurrle lives in Middlesex, Vermont with her husband and three children.