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Robert D. Demont, President of Demont Associates, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lauren Geiger Moye to Vice President, New England West. Lauren joins Kate White Lewis, who will be focusing her energies as Vice President, New England East.

Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell announced today that Susanne R. Young has been appointed as an Assistant Attorney General. She will serve as the supervising attorney for the staff that provides legal services to the Department of Mental Health. Young served most recently as Legal Counsel to Governor Douglas and as Deputy State Treasurer.

The Waterbury Tourism Council has elected its new Board of Directors. The 2011 Board of Directors include:
President: Laura Parette – Laura Parette Design
Vice President: Amy Weller – Ben & Jerry’s
Treasurer: Willie Docto – Moose Meadow Lodge
Co -Secretary: Margo Sayah - Cabot Creamery Annex
Co-Secretary: Kathy Murphy - Resort Maps

Tracey Schoonmaker has been promoted to Development Coordinator and Director of Marketing at Pomerleau Real Estate in Burlington where she acted as Property Management Administrator for 3 years. Pomerleau is a 60-year old company specializing in commercial real estate development, brokerage, and property management.

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) announced today that four of Vermont’s new Agency Secretaries will join its Board of Directors.

Comcast, the nation’s leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced that Janet Uthman has been named Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Comcast’s Western New England Region.

Bilodeau, Wells & Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants of Essex Junction announces that Ginda Rasmussen has successfully completed the requirements to represent tax payers before the IRS as an Enrolled Agent. Rasmussen joined the firm in 2005. She performs tax and accounting services for the firm’s wide range of clients.

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. announces that Daniel Stein has been appointed project manager in the firm’s North Ferrisburgh, Vt. office.

Renewable Energy Vermont (REV), the state’s leading trade association for the renewable energy industry, welcomes new Board Chair Martha Staskus and Board Vice-chair Jim Merriam. REV also welcomes Interim Executive Director, Scott Merriam.

The SymQuest Group, the leading provider of network and document technology solutions and services, announced that Benjamin R. Mercer received his designation as a certified Symantec Technical Specialist (STS) for Backup Executive 2010. This achievement also earns SymQuest the designation as a Symantec Technical Assistance Partner.

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC, with offices in Burlington, Montpelier and St. Johnsbury, Vermont and Littleton, New Hampshire, is pleased to announce the hiring of three associates.

Community National Bank President and CEO Stephen P. Marsh is pleased to announce the promotion of Louise Bonvechio to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In her new role, Louise will become an Executive Officer of the Bank.