Gov. Jim Douglas announced the appointment of Marc D. Brierre as Rutland County State's Attorney last week. Brierre is replacing Jim Mongeon who retired last month.
"I'm pleased to appoint Marc to this important position," said Douglas. "I believe that Marc has the skills and experience necessary to continue the good work being done to keep Rutland safe."
"I want to thank Gov. Douglas for the opportunity to serve the people of Rutland County in this new role," said Brierre. "I will work hard as I always do to ensure that Rutland County is a safer place to live and raise a family."
Brierre has served as deputy state's attorney in Rutland since 1983 and chief deputy since 1989 where he has prosecuted over 100 cases.
Brierre has served in the Vermont Army Reserve National Guard where he retired in 2003 as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University Law School, Baton Rouge, La., as well as the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the Army Judge Advocate Advanced Course program.
Brierre resides in Rutland. He is a member of the Rutland Town School Board. He is married to Arlyn and they have three children.