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Bruce Foust, Senior Vice President and Business Banking Manager for Merchants Bank, today announced the appointment of Marsha Wimble as Vice President and Business Banking Officer. Wimble will be serving the Barre, Northfield, Waterbury and surrounding areas.

Council Executive Board President, Paul Hudson, has announced that Ed McCollin has been selected as the new Scout Executive for the Green Mountain Council headquartered in Waterbury, Vermont effective August 16, 2010.

 Richard Cassidy and John Pacht, founding partners at Hoff Curtis, have been named for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2011. Mr. Cassidy has been included in the areas of labor and employment and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Pacht has been named in white collar and non-white collar criminal defense.

Andrew L. Koo, MD recently joined Family Psychiatry Associates, a member of the Central Vermont Medical Center Group. Dr. Koo is trained in adult and child psychiatry having recently completed his Psychiatry Residency and Child Psychiatry Fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Philip Aaron Yates, assistant professor at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, from 2007 to the present, has been named assistant professor of mathematics at Saint Michael's College starting this fall semester.

The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Rehab Department is happy to announce the addition of a new occupational therapist. Orthotist Teri K. Mauler, OTR/L, will provide outpatient, inpatient, acute rehab, and acute care services for upper extremity specialized care with an emphasis on rehabilitation for the hands. As an orthotist, Teri will also be able to provide orthotic consultations.

The College of St. Joseph in Rutland is pleased to announce the appointment of Deidre Snee as new bookstore manager. Deidre, currently of Center Rutland, VT, was born in New Jersey to an artistic family. Deidre majored in fiber arts at Georgia Southern University and the Tyler School of Art at Temple University.

Champlain College will honor Major General Michael D. Dubie as this year’s Distinguished Citizen at the Convocation ceremony for incoming first-year students on Friday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. at Skiff Hall.

Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP (GFC) is pleased to announce that Mark Beliveau has completed all requirements for earning the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

NRG Systems, Inc., manufacturer of wind measurement equipment, announced that Jan Blittersdorf, CEO and president has joined the new 2010-2011 Board of Directors for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

Leading home manufacturer Connor Homes is pleased to announce the hiring of Amy Beaupré to Sales Advisor. Ms. Beaupré will be responsible for sales inquiry calls and activity, customer assistance, working with the design and marketing team to ensure a seamless client journey, as well as developing a network of builders, vendors and other allied companies. Ms.

 Edward Catherwood, M.D., M.S., has been named chief of the Section of Cardiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), after serving as interim chief for the past two years. His appointment follows the leadership of Michael Simons, M.D., who directed the section from 2001 to 2008.