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Southern Vermont College has named Carmen J. Lawrence, J.D. to its board of trustees. Lawrence, based in New York City, is the co-head of the securities enforcement and regulation practice and a litigation partner with the international law firm, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson.

Representatives from CENTURY 21 Jack Associates recently attended the CENTURY 21® Leadership Conference, held annually by Century 21 Real Estate LLC to provide its brokers, owners and managers the chance to learn about relevant real estate industry trends and new System resources.

The Community College of Vermont has named Adam Warrington its new Director of Admissions to lead the College in engaging and serving prospective students. With the College since 2005, Warrington has served as student resource advisor and, most recently, as coordinator of academic services in Burlington. He holds a B.S. from Ohio State University-Columbus and a M.Ed.

Donny Osman has announced his retirement as Director of the Governor’s Institute (GIV) on the Arts after more than twenty years of service. His work has impacted the lives of hundreds of students who participated in the “GIV Institute on the Arts” held each summer at Castleton State College in Castleton, Vermont.

McFarland Johnson announces that Richard W. Dall, P.E., LEED AP, a Regional Office Manager in the Facilities Group, has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Professional Accreditation by the U.S.

VT-Clara F. Gimenez, a graduate of Vermont Law School who is now the school's assistant dean for academic affairs, is being honored with the 2009 Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award from the Vermont Women in Higher Education (VWHE).

Northern Power Systems, Inc. (, a next-generation wind turbine company and leading manufacturer of community wind turbines, today announced it named Taylor Robinson to the position of Vice President of Global Supply Chain. Mr.

NBT Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Dietrich announced that Matt Durkee has been hired as regional president of NBT Bank’s operations in Vermont. In this position, Durkee will develop and manage all of the bank’s activities in the state. The bank has opened a regional office at 150 Bank Street in Burlington, where Durkee and the team he is assembling will be based.

Dr. Martin Johns of Gifford Medical Center has joined the editorial board of Today’s Hospitalist magazine, a national periodical for hospitalists.
Hospitalists are health care providers who specialize in treating hospitalized patients. Dr. Johns, who is dual board certified as an internist and as a pediatrician, joined Gifford in 2006 as its first hospitalist.

Linda Shiller of Bristol, director of career and education outreach for the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, was recently honored with an award of excellence from the National College Access Network.

Rebecca Bowen, MBA, MHA, FHFMA, of Montpelier has joined Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL), as the organization’s vice president for finance, VITL President and CEO David Cochran, MD, announced today.