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The Community College of Vermont (CCV) is proud to announce that Mary Brodsky will join its senior leadership team as the College’s first Executive Director of Human Resources, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Michelle Richling has joined the team at Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, as the Director of Family Support Programs. Michelle received her Bachelor's Degree from The University of Vermont, her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Champlain College and holds a Vermont State Teaching License from birth through third grade.

OneCare Vermont is pleased to announce that Dr. Carrie Wulfman, MD has been named the accountable care organization’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Wulfman is a family medicine physician of 30 years, currently practicing at Brandon Primary Care in Addison County and will continue to practice while holding the position of Chief Medical Officer at OneCare Vermont. As CMO at OneCare, Dr.

Col Matthew T Birmingham, director of the Vermont State Police, is pleased to announce the following promotion: Lt. Barbara Kessler, commander of the Royalton Field Station, to captain/ co-director, Fair & Impartial Policing and Community Affairs at Headquarters. Capt. Kessler joins co-director Dr. Etan Nasreddin-Longo in leadership of the office.

The Green Mountain United Way has named Michelle Kennedy as their new Director of Development and Community Engagement, joining the fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community in Caledonia, Essex, Orleans, Orange and Washington counties.

Storytelling workshops that engage families of children with disabilities and performances of new work by Vermont musicians and composers are among the projects that received Arts Impact grants from the Vermont Arts Council.

The progressive UNITED! Slate overwhelmingly won their third straight election for leadership positions within the Vermont State Labor Council, AFL-CIO at their annual Convention. United!

The Vermont Art Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Vermont Arts Awards recognizing outstanding individual and organizational contributions to the arts. Awards honor educators, artists, performers, advocates, administrators, volunteers, and scholars.

Vermonters will be recognized for their contributions in five categories.

Vermont’s Regional Development Corporations (RDCs) received a 2021 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO). This national award recognizes the 12 RDCs of Vermont that make up the state’s economic development network, for the innovative Restart Vermont Technical Assistance Program (ReVTA).

Norwich University President Dr. Mark Anarumo, named Colonel William McCollough, USMC (Ret.) ’91 as the 56th Commandant of the Norwich University Corps of Cadets and Vice President of Student Affairs, effective late spring 2022.

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) Board of Directors has announced that Brian Lowe has been selected Executive Director, a role he will assume on September 21, 2021.

Donna Austin-Hawley is the new president of the United Way of Northwest Vermont board of directors. Austin-Hawley assumed her new responsibilities on Tuesday, replacing Chris Lyon, who is stepping down after six years on the board, one as chair. Lyon, a longtime executive at Seventh Generation, has accepted a new professional position in Maine.

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