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Bishop Christopher Coyne, President of Rice Memorial High School and Sister Laura Dell Santa, Principal are pleased to announce the addition of Neil Brodeur as Athletic Director. A 1985 graduate of Rice, long-time football and baseball coach, and Rice Hall of Fame member, Brodeur will replace Interim Athletic Director Tom Langan starting in July.

The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to announce that Shireen Hart of Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer PC has been appointed to the position of Vice Chair of the BBA's Board of Directors. Hart has been an active member of the BBA Board since 2015, and serves on the BBA's Governance Committee.

After 9 years as Community Impact Director in Caledonia and Southern Essex Counties for Green Mountain United Way, Nelson Baker will retire on June 30th. “After my 76th birthday, I began to focus on the fact that I am now closer to 80 than I was to 70 years of age.

Former Assistant US Attorney Timothy C Doherty, Jr has joined the northern New England law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC. He began work in the firm’s Burlington office in May.

DuBois & King announces that Steve Dumas, PE, CxA, CPMP, LEED AP, has achieved certification as a Commissioning Authority (CxA). The CxA is ANSI-accredited and recognized by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings program and certifies professionals who manage and implement commissioning processes in new and existing buildings.

Jason Stockwell, an associate professor in the University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and director of the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory, has received a Fulbright US Scholar Program award to France to study the impact of storms on lake systems around the world.

Inntopia is pleased to announce that Trish Buyer is transitioning to a new, full-time role as Senior Vice President Finance and Systems Operations. In the new position, she will head the accounting finance team including Glenn Crowell, Controller, Robin Carey, Accounting Manager, and Leslie Whitaker, Administrative and Office Manager.

Employees and the Board of Directors of the Rutland County Parent Child Center (RCPCC) recognized Carrie Elrick as their 2017 Employee of the Year! Nominated by the management team, the employee the year is someone who goes above and beyond while always promoting the vision of the agency, “All families in Rutland County are capable, confident and contributing community members.”

DuBois & King consulting engineers announce that Nikki Harnish has joined the firm as a Helpdesk Technician in the Information Technology Division. Ms Harnish is a graduate of Vermont Technical College with a degree in Computer Engineering. Her experience includes customer service and diagnostic work for IT departments of industrial and financial firms.

Brett Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of One Credit Union, has announced the appointment of Judith Soules as their new Chief Financial Officer. Judy assumed responsibilities on May 29th. “The combination of Judy’s specific banking experience with her high energy level is a great fit with our team.

Benjamin A. Russell, CFP, CRPC, APMA and Seth N Blanchard, CRPC, APMA, CLTC, with Russell, Blanchard & DuBois, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Colchester, have qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and were honored for this achievement at the 2017 Achiever’s Conference in Nashville, Tenn.

Northwestern Medical Center recently held its annual Employee Recognition Banquet, recognizing staff at five year milestones of service. The yearly event honors NMC’ers who reach the five-year mark and then those at each 5 year increment above that milestone. Over 90 employees were honored this year, and the total of their years of services was 1,010!