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Jane O'Meara Sanders
|4th President of Burlington College|
March 2004 – September 2011
|Preceded by||Mary Clancy|
|Succeeded by||Christine Plunkett|
|President of Goddard College
|Preceded by||Richard Greene|
|Succeeded by||Barbara Mossberg|
|First Lady of Burlington|
|Preceded by||Mary Paquette|
|Succeeded by||Betsy Ferries|
Mary Jane O'Meara
January 3, 1950
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Dave Driscoll (Divorced)
Bernie Sanders (1988–present)
|Children||4; including Carina Driscoll and one step-child|
|Alma mater||Goddard College
Union Institute and University
Jane O’Meara Sanders (born January 3, 1950) is an American civil servant and educator. She is the former President of Burlington College and the wife of United States senator of Vermont and Democratic 2016 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. In 1996, she earned a doctorate from Union Institute & University.
Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York. She studied at Goddard College. Sanders was married to David Driscoll until they divorced. They had three children. Sanders met Bernie in 1981 when Bernie was elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont. They were married in 1988.
Sanders was named President of Burlington College in 2004. She resigned as president in 2011.
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