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The Board of Directors of the Intervale Center is excited to announce the election of three new board members: Jonathan Abodeely, Leslie McCrorey Wells and Joe Perrotto. Travis Marcotte, Executive Director of the Intervale Center says, “For 30 years, we’ve led a community food revolution to make healthy, locally produced food available for anyone who wants it.
The University of Vermont Board of Trustees has added two new members with expertise in entrepreneurship and technology. The board also added a new student trustee. Jodi Goldstein, managing director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, and Otto Berkes, executive vice president and chief technology officer at New York City-based CA Technologies, will serve six-year terms beginning March 1.
The Tutorial Center, Inc announces that Jack Glade, its long-time Executive Director, will be retiring in July upon completion of a search for his successor. Founded in 1971, The Tutorial Center is a private nonprofit community education organization based in Bennington County that provides an array of educational services and programs for children, teens, and adults.
Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty is pleased to welcome Krista Lacroix as a REALTOR. As the former Executive Director for Leaps and Bounds Child Development Center, Krista Lacroix was instrumental in creating a nurturing environment for a community of children, families and employees.
Tom Cronin, Chair of the Spruce Peak Arts Center Foundation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elaine Davida Sklar to the Foundation’s Board of Directors. This announcement was made at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting on January 27, 2018. A long-time resident of Stowe, Elaine brings a wealth of experience to the Board.
Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, announced today that it has hired Jennifer A Smith as the new Director of its Children, Youth, & Families Division. Smith brings extensive experience in community-based youth programs, both in Vermont and Massachusetts, to the non-profit agency.
Jennifer G Thuermer, DNP, ACNP-BC, AACC, of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s Cardiology department, will present at the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) 14th Annual Meeting in Chicago in June. Thuermer will be a co-speaker during the research session. She will share her experiences developing and executing nursing research.
Home Care Assistance of Greater Burlington (VT) [www.HomeCareAssistanceBurlingtonVT.com], a leading provider for in-home senior care, is proud to announce that it has received both the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse.
Nathan Lavallee of Westford, Vt, was honored recently by the US Environmental Protection Agency for his work maintaining the Burlington, Vt, Wastewater Treatment Facility.
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Dean Frederick Morin, MD, and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Thomas Vogelmann, PhD, have announced the appointment of Beth Kirkpatrick, MD, as chair of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) at the Larner College of Medicine and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Dinse is pleased to announce that Maggie Platzer and Justin Barnard have been elected as Directors and Shareholders of the firm. Maggie Platzer joined the firm in October 2011 after acting as Assistant General Counsel and Privacy Officer at Delta Dental of Massachusetts in Boston. Her practice focuses primarily on employee health and retirement benefits, and healthcare compliance.
Geri Reilly Real Estate welcomes Mike Miller to our team as a new realtor. Mike is a native Vermonter and holds a graduate degree in psychology from Saint Michael’s College. He has ties to the Real Estate world through his grandmother, Barbara Dion, who has been a realtor in the Burlington area for 30+ years.