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Terry Boyle, retired landscape architect and founder of Burlington-based T.J. Boyle & Associates, has been named to the Council of Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). This is one of the highest honors the society confers on a member.
The official launch of the new specialty eyewear e-tailer has taken place: ActionSportOptics.com.
Headquartered in Northern Vermont, Action Sport Optics was founded by snow sports industry veteran, Dan Stanilonis, to fill a void in the current e-commerce landscape. It has the unique distinction of being one of the only websites that specializes in exclusively carrying sunglasses and goggles specifically geared toward the action sports and active lifestyle communities.
Senate Minority Leader Bill Doyle has been appointed by to serve on the Council of State Governments' Eastern Regional Conferences's Executive Committee from 2011 through 2012.
"As a member of the Executive Committee, I will play a key role in guiding the important work of the Council of State Governments," Sen. Doyle said.
Norwich University’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies (SGCS) announced the hiring of two program directors.
Dr. Lasha Tchantouridze will take over as director of the Master of Arts in Diplomacy program beginning August 1.
Tchantouridze is replacing Dr. Harold Kearsley, who has been promoted to associate dean of academics.
Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP is pleased to announce that Andrea Moore has accepted the position of Tax Supervisor in the firm’s Tax Department. Andrea received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Maryland. Prior to joining GFC, she was the Head of Hedge Fund Tax at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co., LLC.
KeyBank named John Bock as Market Manager for Key Private Bank, and announces the addition of Robert Miller as Trust Officer and Melanie Brown as Relationship Manager. Bock returns to Vermont from Denver, where he was Regional Trust Manager for KeyBank. He served as Trust Officer for KeyBank’s Vermont District prior to his promotion, and held similar positions at TD Bank and Chittenden Bank. He resides in South Hero.
Agnes Cook was elected to the Board of Directors of Opportunities Credit Union. She is the owner of a Dale Carnegie Franchise that provides Professional Training and Coaching for a variety of businesses and professional organizations. Ms. Cook is also the President of ASTD Vermont, an organization for professional trainers. She was previously the Vice President of Human Resources for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. Ms Cook has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the State University of New York College at Brockport.
Sophia Holder was elected to the Board of Directors of Opportunities Credit Union and serves on the Executive Committee as the Board Treasurer. She is the Vice President of Finance for Fletcher Allen Health Care. Previously she worked as a controller for Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Massachusetts. Ms. Holder is a Certified Public Accountant. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration from Boston University. Ms. Holder lives in South Burlington, VT.
Ellen Kane was elected to the Board of Directors of Opportunities Credit Union. She is the CEO/President of the Fanny Allen Corporation, Inc. Previously, she worked for social service and educational nonprofits in development, securing funding for programs that improve the quality of life for the homeless and disadvantaged. She has a Master of Arts in Secondary Education from Columbia College (Chicago) and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Loyola University of Chicago. Ms. Kane lives in Richmond, Vermont.
Larry Lewack was elected to the Board of Directors of Opportunities Credit Union. He is the Neuro-Resource Facilitator for the Vermont Brain Injury Association. Larry has had 18 years of experience as a nonprofit CEO and program manager. He has a Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management from the Vermont College of Union Institute & University and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences & Humanities from the New College of Florida. Mr. Lewack lives in Burlington.