Aletha Hayden, 3SquaresVT Administrator, State of Vermont, Economic Services Division
Aletha Hayden, 3SquaresVT Administrator, State of Vermont, Economic Services Division
Aletha Hayden has worked for the Economic Services Division with the Department for Children & Families in the State of Vermont for 11 years. Aletha has spent time in many different roles within Economic Services in both the districts and in central office. She began her career as a Case Aide, serving customers at the front window and in crisis situations in the Bennington district office and shortly thereafter serving clients face to face in an eligibility determination role for SNAP, TANF and healthcare. In 2009 she moved to Burlington to work in the largest district office in VT as an eligibility worker and 6 months later worked on Vermont's newly expanded Fraud Investigation team. In 2012 Aletha accepted a position on the 3-person team that administers the SNAP program for VT and in January of 2016 became the SNAP Administrator for Vermont. Aletha received her BA in Sociology with a minor in Social Work from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.