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The Burlington law firm of Paul Frank + Collins P.C. announced that its litigation group has expanded and hired Cathy Foutz as a senior paralegal. Foutz is a graduate of the University of Vermont and The Institute for Paralegal Training in Philadelphia, PA. Foutz has worked as a litigation paralegal for over 30 years at law firms in Washington D.C., Boston, MA and Burlington.

Burlington attorneys David J. Sylvester and William J. Dodge, directors at Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, have assumed new leadership positions within the firm: Sylvester as chair of the Business Law Practice Group and Dodge as recruiting director. The announcement was made recently by the firm’s managing partner, Paul H. Ode, Jr.

Walsh & Monaghan, LLP announces Annie Dwight as a new associate to its law firm. Ms. Dwights practice will concentrate on environmental and land use law, in addition to general litigation.

Dr. Mark Novotny, interim vice president for SVMC Medical Group at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

Richard Feeley, President of Coburn & Feeley Property Management, Inc. of Burlington, recently announced that Theresa Heinrich has re-joined Coburn & Feeley as a part time Assistant Property Manager. Heinrich, who previously managed the Taft Farm Senior Living Community for Coburn & Feeley, will provide administrative support at  properties managed by C&F.

Kinney Pike Insurance, a leading independent insurance agency in Vermont, announced its top producers for 2009, recognized for producing the most new business in both the commercial and personal insurance lines of business. Stephanie Cass has been honored with the 2009 Barwood Sales Achievement Award for personal lines insurance.

DuBois & King, Inc., consulting engineers announced that William H. Baumann, Jr., P.E., has been selected by a jury of peers from Vermont’s engineering societies as the 2010 Vermont Engineer of the Year. As part of Engineers Week, Governor Jim Douglas will present the award to Mr. Baumann at the State House on Tuesday, February 16. Mr.

U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has announced that Maggie Burke, a program coordinator for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, is one of six coaches and program leaders selected to attend the 2010 Paralympic Experience Vancouver, March 10-17, 2010, in Vancouver, Canada.

The Executive Director of United Way of Chittenden County recently announced the appointment of Susan Pelkey Smith of Shelburne to the position of Director of Finance and Operations for the organization.

State Senator Phil Scott today announced his appointment of noted former KPMG Executive, CPA, Glen Wright, as his Finance Chair for Scott's campaign for Vermont Lieutenant Governor.

Sean will oversee the planning, organization and management of all programs and activities at the Graduate School as it continues to fulfill its vision to offer responsive, innovative professional studies of the highest standard in the areas of management, technology, and teaching.  "Part of why I'm excited to be joining the Marlboro College Graduate School is that I think the work they're doin

Saint Michael’s students and faculty continued the college’s historic commitment to theater by participating again in the week-long American College Theater Festival, and they came away with awards in three categories.