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Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has announced that Jean Martaniuk has been selected by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as the recipient of the 2017 HR Professional Award.

Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the universal marine industry operating platform, has recently announced the appointment of Matthew Parrilla as Robotics Engineer. Prior to joining Greensea, Matthew was a lead developer of a customer facing application at Cox Automotive, Inc.

The Vermont Lake Monsters are pleased to announce two new additions to the team’s front office staff. Heather Regnaud joins the Lake Monsters as the Staff Accountant, and Derrick McCabe joins the team as the Box Office Manager.

DuBois & King is pleased to announce that David Conger, PE, has been promoted to lead the firm’s Site and Land Division, which provides civil engineering, permitting, and survey services. The promotion expands his role to managing the division’s civil/environmental staff and survey operations in South Burlington, Vermont, and Keene, New Hampshire.

Paul Fleckenstein, Energy Co-op of Vermont's Efficiency Program Manager, has been awarded Healthy Homes Evaluator (HHE) certification from the Building Performance Institute.

Engineering Ventures is very pleased to congratulate Clark P Agnew, PE who recently received notice that he passed the Structural Engineering exam. The SE exam is a 16 hour, two day exam that is the next level beyond the Professional Engineering exam.

Dr Derek Chase has accepted a permanent position in Gifford’s Orthopedic Department. He has been a locum orthopedic provider at Gifford since January 2017, and previously worked at Northwestern Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in St Albans, VT. He recently returned from Lake Tahoe where he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and traveled abroad as a physician for the US Ski Team. 

Adding to her current responsibilities and work at the University, Amanda Richardson was recently named the Castleton Director of the McNair Scholars Program.

Last week, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu announced the formation of the Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion as part of a larger initiative to strengthen the State’s commitment to enforcing civil rights laws. Gov Sununu appointed attorney Paul Phillips of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC to serve on the council.

Age Well is pleased to announce that Chris Dussault, Chief Innovation Officer, recently became a CHIME-Certified Healthcare CIO. Launched in 2008 by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the CHCIO program is the only certification designed exclusively for leaders in health information technology.

The Board of the Grafton, Vermont-based Windham Foundation announced today that former Vermont Creamery CEO Bob Reese has been elected as a member of its Board of Trustees. Reese founded Vermont Creamery with Allison Hooper in 1984, where they led the company until 2017, when the company was acquired by Land O’Lakes, Inc.

Comcast and Mobius are excited to announce the opening of the voting process for the 2018 Vermont Mentor of the Year Award. Voters can read the full nominations for each candidate, and submit their choice for one of the 10 finalists by visiting: