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As a client, friend, neighbor or family member of Tom Shampnois, it is with great pleasure that we share with you that Tom has been honored with the Exceptional Experiences Award Award, for the second year in a row. This achievement represents a 100% satisfaction rating and the highest percentage of returned client surveys in the last year.

The theme of the 2018 Annual Elections was "Own It" and we are thankful for all of you who asserted your ownership by voting! With your help, we are able to direct funding to local charities and to welcome new members to our Board of Directors. Your participation allows us to build a stronger, values-based credit union together.


Board of Directors

Affiliated Associates (AA) is pleased to welcome Michelle Woodbury to its growing team! With many years of experience in service and operations, Michelle brings her expertise to expand the core pillars of Communication, Education, Technology, and Service to the many businesses Affiliated Associates serves.

Healthy Dollars (HD), a growing third party administrator for customized health reimbursement and flexible spending accounts, is excited to announce two new members of the team – Mike Lisboa and Mikaila Jewett.

Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at The University of Vermont, has received an Inclusive Excellence Award in the Individual Leadership category from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), one of only two awards the organization grants annually.

Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty is pleased to welcome Kevin Boehmcke to the firm. Spending the majority of his professional career driving value for consumer brands by developing strategies to successfully connect them with their customers, Kevin turns his expertise to real estate.

Michelle Wade, MSN/Ed, NP–C, APRN, has joined Gifford’s team of Hospitalist providers. She most recently worked as the practice lead for the nursing home services of Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region, and in the Intermediate Cardiac Care Unit at DHMC.

Howard Center’s Street Outreach program was recently honored with the Community Heroes Award at the Queen City Police Foundation and Burlington Rotary Annual Luncheon.

The membership of the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) elected Gordon Faison, Charles Mallory, and Dick Thall to the museum's Board of Trustees at the annual meeting of the museum's members on Tuesday, March 6. Nominated by the museum's governance committee, the three new trustees join 16 others at the helm of the 45-year-old art museum.

The Vermont Foodbank’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Jeffrey Tieman, president and CEO of Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS),  as a new board member, to serve a three-year term.

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has named award winning broadcast journalist Jennifer Costa, of Burlington, as Vermont government relations director. In this post, Costa will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem.

Five prominent alumni and one former faculty member joined the VSCS Hall of Fame at the third annual celebration at Montpelier’s Capital Plaza last night. 300 guests included Governor Scott, former Governor Douglas, legislative leaders and members, VSCS Trustees and Presidents, students, faculty and staff. The event raised nearly $100,000 for scholarships.