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Gabriel Diaz is the new director of two Sara Holbrook Community Center programs. Diaz will lead the Center’s before and after school enrichment program at Lyman C Hunt Middle School, which serves over 350 students annually. Tuition-free courses and workshops in areas such as STEM, the arts, agriculture, community service, and music are offered every five to seven weeks.

Paul Frank + Collins PC is pleased to announce the additions of Andrew JG Rome and Daniel R Long as associate attorneys. PF+C President, Stephanie Mapes stated, “We are so pleased to welcome talented lawyers like Andrew and Daniel to Paul Frank + Collins. Our firm continues to grow at nearly 30 attorneys and over 50 employees firm wide.

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) is excited to announce the 2018 Crystal Family New Hope Award recipients. This year, there will be two awards of $500 granted to Masiti Mohamed, and the Adhikari family, owners of the Everest Market in Essex Junction.

Vermont Public Radio has named Kari Anderson as its new Director of Programming, and RaMona Sheppard as its new Director of Human and Financial Resources.

Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food & Markets (VAAFM) State Veterinarian and Director of Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Dr Kristin Haas, assumed the role of United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) President upon the conclusion of the group’s annual meeting yesterday, October 24th in Kansas City, Missouri.  

AllEarth Renewables, Inc of Williston VT announced today that David Mullett has joined the company’s senior management team as General Counsel. Mullett, of East Montpelier, comes to AllEarth with four decades of experience in energy and regulatory law, proven strategic leadership in regional and national organizations, and a lifelong commitment to renewable energy.

Today, the US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) presented its 2018 Legal Reform Awards to two distinguished individuals and one organization at its Summit XX: Law, Policy, Politics event. The awards recognize the notable achievements by those advocating for civil justice reform in three fields: alliances, state government, and research and policy.

Sterling College President Matthew Derr has announced that Philip Ackerman-Leist, author of A Precautionary Tale and Rebuilding the Foodshed, published by Chelsea Green Publishing, has been appointed Dean of the School of the New American Farmstead and will take up the role January 1, 2019, in time for the start of the spring semester.

Amidst continued growth in the New England region, Stantec’s Transportation practice has welcomed a strategic hire to its South Burlington, Vermont office. Amanda Ludlow has joined as a principal focused on guiding the development of the Transportation practice’s local stormwater planning and design group.

Richard Lovett, MD, Radiation Oncologist with Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Foley Cancer Center recently chaired a Breast Cancer Treatment Panel at the 60th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) held in San Antonio, Texas. The focus of the discussion was radiation oncology for breast cancer.

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Charles Martin has joined the staff as Government Affairs Director.

Dr Julie Lowell has joined Public Assets Institute’s staff as a Policy Analyst. “We’re delighted to welcome Julie to Public Assets. Her academic research and direct social-service work in Vermont make her a great addition to our staff,” Public Assets president and founder Paul Cillo said Monday.