State law requires creation of health or wellness council at the state-level.
The Vermont Statutes 16-001-007-136 Wellness program; Advisory Council on Wellness and Comprehensive Health
(b) The Secretary with the approval of the State Board shall establish an Advisory Council on Wellness and Comprehensive Health that shall include at least three members associated with the health services field. The members shall serve without compensation but shall receive their actual expenses incurred in connection with their duties relating to wellness and comprehensive health programs. The Council shall assist the Agency to plan, coordinate, and encourage wellness and comprehensive health programs in the public schools.