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Downs Rachlin Martin Attorneys Robert B Luce and Marc B Heath have been named senior fellows of the Litigation Council of America. Luce and Heath are both litigators practicing from DRM’s Burlington office. Both attorneys are regularly listed in publications prepared by third-party evaluators, such as Best Lawyers in America 2017 and Chambers and Partners USA.

Melissa Sheketoff and Alexandra Montgomery, co-anchors of The Channel 3 Morning News on WCAX, Vermont’s CBS affiliate, will emcee Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice’s annual Seasons of Life Fashion Show<>, Friday,

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s (SVMC) ExpressCare in Bennington is pleased to welcome Physician Assistant Jonna Racela.

Governor Phil Scott has appointed Lisa Senecal to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

The Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (FPR) recently welcomed a new staff member, Emma Hanson, who will serve as Wood Energy Coordinator.  She will be tasked with helping to implement the Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan’s goal of doubling wood fuel’s share of building heating by 2035.  Achieving this goal will help in reducing the State’s dependence on imported heating oil and sup

Matrix Marketing Group today announced the recent hire of Chelsea Trautman as the company’s Public Relations and Communication Specialist. In this role, Trautman will help expand the company’s footprint through sustainable, strategic public relations initiatives for both Matrix Marketing Group and its clients.

Critical Process Systems Group (, has hired Mike Anderson as Vice President of Global Projects. “Mike brings decades of experience in life science, semiconductor and other industries,” said Paul Frascoia, CEO of Critical Process Systems Group.

SVC is proud to announce that Melinda Maris, PhD, Dean of Teaching and Learning, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Associate Professor of Biology, has been selected to the inaugural class of 40 Under Forty, a recognition presented from Emory University’s Alumni Association. More than 150 alumni from around the world and across vocations were nominated for this distinction.

The Vermont Community Foundation is proud to honor Sister Janice Ryan with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service. The award will be presented at the Community Foundation's Annual Meeting on September 13, 2017 and is given to a person who has demonstrated a long-term and significant commitment toward creating healthy and vital Vermont communities.

Thomas D Anderson, Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety and Colonel Matthew T Birmingham, Director of the Vermont State Police, are pleased to announce the promotion of Ingrid R Jonas to the rank of Major.  Major Jonas of Waterbury was promoted from Captain, Director of Fair and Impartial Policing & Community Affairs, where she has served since 2016.  Her new assignment is Comman

The Vermont Arts Council, in association with Governor Phil Scott, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards. These awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding individual and organizational contributions to the arts. Awards are given to educators, artists, performers, advocates, administrators, volunteers, and scholars.

The Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) Board of Directors has named Jim Madej to serve as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Madej comes to VEIC with decades of experience in the energy industry, including leadership experience in delivering energy efficiency programs and services to customers in his role as Chief Customer Officer at National Grid USA.