Michael X. Ashooh, Chair

Terms Expires 3/01/2025
Ph: 802-324-9158

Michael Ashooh was elected to the Selectboard for a 3-year term on March 5th, 2019.  He had served on the Ethics Committee for 7 years and has lived in Shelburne Heights since 2007 with his wife, Sarah Nilsen, their three children (Josh, Lena and Samara), two dogs and two cats.  Michael teaches Philosophy at the University of Vermont, where he has been a lecturer since 2007, and specializes in the Philosophy of Science, Kant and Ethics.  His wife teaches film studies also at UVM.  

Mike enjoys the outdoor recreational opportunities in Vermont, gardening, renovating his house, wood and metal working, rugby and playing chess. He also enjoys living the quintessential small town life that Shelburne makes possible and that he hopes to make even better.


Michael X. Ashooh

Michael Ashooh