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DuBois & King consulting engineers announce that Guy Rouelle has joined the firm’s Airport Engineering group. Mr Rouelle has 33 years of aviation experience and previously served as Director of the Vermont Agency of Transportation Aviation Program, managing the ten state airports.
Rosina V Cannizzaro, executive director, Vermont Youth Orchestra Association, has been named vice chair of the Youth Orchestra Division Board of Directors within the League of American Orchestras Association, a national body representing symphony orchestras.
New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) President and CEO John J Dwyer, Jr announced recently that Susan French Church has joined the credit union as Senior Human Resources and Organizational Development Executive. Susan has more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources within the healthcare, banking, higher education, and consumer package goods industries.
Eric Lineback has recently joined Country Business, Inc (CBI), a regionally-based New England business brokerage and merger & acquisition firm. He will be focusing his efforts on serving clients in Western Massachusetts. Mr Lineback’s background provides a solid foundation for the analytical work essential to the business brokerage industry.
EastView at Middlebury, the senior living community, held its annual board meeting on June 16th. A large group of residents, staff, and friends enjoyed a breakfast reception and presentations from the Board of Directors, the Management Team, and the Resident Council in EastView’s Terrace Dining Room. The Board elected the following officers for the upcoming year.
Gifford Retirement Community has named Diane Way as the director of the Morgan Orchards Independent Living program. The new 49-apartment independent living facility is scheduled to open on August 15th. It is the newest addition to a senior living community in Randolph Center that includes the Menig Nursing Home and a planned assisted living section.
Pam Mackenzie joins the Inntopia Management team as Senior Vice President, Employee and Partner Engagement. Her role includes employee recruitment and retention across the entire organization, working directly with employees and their managers to evaluate skill sets, their “living culture,” and creating a learning culture.
Berkshire Bank has recognized 31 employees for their volunteerism in the community, and has named two "top volunteers" through their Volunteer Service X-ellence Awards Program. These annual awards celebrate bank employees who have made outstanding contributions to their communities.
The board of the J Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, announced that it has elected Lois McClure as president emerita, Barbara Benedict as president, and Rebecca Henry as vice president.
The Vermont International Film Festival is very pleased to announce the first VTIFF Community Champion Award. The first recipient of the award is Mariah Riggs, Director of Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. The Award ceremony will take place at a private reception in the home of VTIFF Board member Kevin Meehan in South Burlington.
Bluehouse Group, a digital marketing and web design firm, has hired Michelle Massa as the company’s marketing director. Michelle brings nearly 20 years of marketing and business development experience in local and global markets.
C2 (Competitive Computing), a Colchester-based technology consulting firm, announced that Jennifer Graham has graduated from 2017 Leadership Champlain program. Leadership Champlain is a community leadership development program run by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce. Graham is Marketing Communications Manager at C2.