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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health CEO and President Joanne M Conroy, MD, has been named to Modern Healthcare’s inaugural listing of Women Leaders Luminaries. These are executives whose careers have been defined by reshaping the industry. They’re perennial figures in Modern Healthcare’s recognition programs.

Randolph officials have announced the hiring of Joshua Jerome as their new Director of Economic Development. Jerome will oversee economic development initiatives such as business recruitment, assessing work force housing, zoning regulations, infrastructure investments to allow growth and streamlining the permitting process.

Ilana Cass, MD, vice chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB-GYN) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and professor of OB-GYN at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been appointed Chair of OB-GYN at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Rep Peter Welch (D-Vt) announced today that Rebecca Ellis of Waterbury Center will join his staff on March 25th as state director. She replaces George Twigg, who relocated to Colorado in January.

Patrick Cody of Okemo Valley TV was recently selected as the Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce (OVRCC) January 2019 Member of the Month. Okemo Valley TV has been serving the area with community media since 2001. Okemo TV also hosts a monthly Chamber television program.

Jean Giard, President and CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union, is pleased to announce that Donna Perkett has joined the Credit Union as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) today announced three changes to its Board of Directors, electing a new Chair, Vice-Chair and Treasurer. Former Chair John Snow of Charlotte stepped down from his role on February 17th. "VEDA is in great hands with these changes to its Board leadership," said Jo Bradley, VEDA's Chief Executive Officer.

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that five elite drivers from Vermont are among 1,436 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving. 

Vermont Public Radio has named Helen Lyons as VPR Classical’s morning host. Lyons will share classical music with listeners weekday mornings from 7-10 am. "As a lifelong listener to VPR, I am delighted and honored to join an organization I love and respect so much.

Seth N Blanchard, CRPC, APMA, CLTC a Private Wealth Advisor with Russell, Blanchard and DuBois private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Colchester, VT, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement in 2019.

Lloyd Plumbing, Heating & Gas Service, LLC is the recipient of this year’s Efficiency Excellence Network Partner of the Year award, one of the eight annual Best of the Best awards, presented by Efficiency Vermont recently at the Better Buildings by Design conference.

The Vermont Republican Party is proud to announce that our National Committeeman, Jay Shepard, was unanimously re-elected Chair of the Northeast Region, will continue to serve as Vice-Chair of the Republican National Committee and sit on the Executive Committee.