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David Provost, deputy commissioner of the Captive Insurance Division of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, has been honored as one of 13 inductees to the Captive Review Hall of Fame. Also named were Leonard Crouse and Edward Meehan, Provost’s predecessors in the Captive Insurance Division.

Johnson State College Director of Athletics and Recreation Jamey Ventura announced on Thursday the hiring of Jeff Capen ('14, '16) as head women's lacrosse coach. "We are excited to add Jeff to our athletics staff," says Ventura.

Comcast today announced the promotion of several employees to leadership roles for the company’s Western New England Region, which includes more than 300 communities in Vermont, Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, Western New Hampshire, and New York.

Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS) Alison Krompf received the Total Clinical Outcomes Management Award from the John Praed Foundation, an academic research center through the University of Chicago Chapin Hall, for her passion and leadership in spreading the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Assessment (CANS) and outcomes management in Vermont.

James Kurfis has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as an Associate Accountant. James graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science, as well as from Champlain College where he earned the Advanced Accounting Certificates. James has also proudly served in the Army as a Medical Operations Sergeant involving several deployments overseas.

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) President and CEO, Steven R Gordon announced today that Robert Bassett, MD has joined the BMH Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine department. “Dr Bassett’s impressive hand-surgery skills and experience are great additions to an already talented orthopaedics team,” said Gordon.

Paul E Jarris, MD, MBA, a nationally known expert in national healthcare policy, clinical quality initiatives, and disease prevention and wellness, has been named Chief Medical Officer at the March of Dimes Foundation, effective February 15, 2017.

VHB is excited to welcome Damian Roy to the Vermont office as a CADD Designer. In this role Damian will support the Vermont office’s Land Development team with the development of site plans and designs for a variety of public and private clients.

VSECU, a member-owned cooperative and not for profit credit union for everybody in Vermont, has awarded a total of $15,000 to help three Vermonters pay down student loan debt. The award is granted annually to VSECU members who submit an innovative idea that has the potential to positively impact Vermonters and/or Vermont communities.

The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) Board of Trustees approved seven nominees for the 2017 Vermont State Colleges’ Hall of Fame. Five distinguished alumni awardees representing each of the five colleges and two at-large awardees singled out for extraordinary contribution to the VSCS will be honored at the March 16, 2017 Hall of Fame celebration.

President Pro-Tem John Campbell announced today that Senator Christopher Bray of New Haven has been named to the National Council of State Legislatures to represent Vermont on the Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee. The committee focuses on state and federal energy, environment, agriculture and transportation programs, legislation, regulations and policies.

Middlebury today announced the appointment of David J Provost as the institution’s new executive vice president for finance and administration, starting January 23, 2017.