Thea Schwartz joined the Environmental Protection Unit of the Attorney General’s Office in 2008 and worked on Act 250, logging, wetlands, cost recovery, and multi-state air quality cases. Since 2015, she has provided counsel to the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets on Titles 6 and 9 topics, including agricultural water quality, animal health, meat inspection, dairy, maple, produce, pesticides, weights and measures, and more. In Dillingham, Alaska, Thea served as a public defender, a tribal government services attorney for the Bristol Bay Native Association, and an Alaska Legal Services Corporation attorney. Thea also served as an AAG for the now extinct Vermont Department of Development and Mental Health Services and as the HIPAA privacy officer for the Vermont Agency of Human Services.