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Travel Leaders, America’s leading travel agency franchise brand, has announced the results of its most recent Franchise Advisory Board elections in which six, new Travel Leaders Associates were chosen to represent their peers. They will join six additional members who continue serving two-year terms.

Bread Loaf Corporation, a Vermont firm of architects, planners, and builders is excited to welcome Shaun Tulley as an IT/Help Desk Specialist. Shaun has over 10 years of experience and holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Vermont Technical College.

Paul Frank + Collins Director William D. Riley was recently listed as one of the top 50 most influential people in the international captive insurance industry by Captive Reviewmagazine.

C2 (Competitive Computing), a Colchester-based internet business and enterprise infrastructure consulting firm, announced that Alexandra Garbeck, Sr. Business Analyst, has received her Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification. The CBAP designation is a professional certification for individuals with extensive business analysis experience.

KSV, a marketing communications firm, welcomes Dan Hoene to its Burlington office as video content producer.

Cathleen Brouillette of Barre has earned the distinction of Associate Professional in Insurance Regulation (APIR) from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). She works as an examiner in the Captives Insurance Division of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation.

Vermont Public Radio has announced that reporter Peter Hirschfeld will join the station's capital bureau beginning next month, covering state government and the Vermont Legislature.

Timbers Restaurant at Sugarbush Resort recently hosted its annual Taste of Timbers, where guests were invited to sample items from the new winter menu created by newly appointed head chef Todd Dibkey.

The board of directors of Renewable Energy Vermont has elected Thomas Hughes to serve as the new chair. Hughes is the CEO of Sunward Systems, a solar hot water equipment distributor located in Shelburne.

Kerrin Jeromin has been named the winner of Lyndon State College’s 2013 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. The award highlights graduates who have completed their degree within the past 10 years and have distinguished themselves professionally in their field of study. Jeromin received her award during the College’s annual scholarship awards ceremony held October 24.

Joe Burkhard, CIC of Winooski Insurance Agency, Inc. was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC), a leading national insurance professional organization.

DuBois & King consulting engineers announce that Nelson Lyford Jr., EI, has joined the firm as a Project Engineer in the Site and Land Development Division and will focus on site development work for wireless telecommunication and land development projects. Nelson lives in Montpelier and works out of the firm’s South Burlington office.