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laura lewis

Laura Foran Lewis, assistant professor of nursing at the University of Vermont, has received the 2022 Best of The Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing award for her article "Exploring the Birth Stories of Women on the Autism Spectrum,” cowritten with recent College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduates Hannah Schirling, Emma Beaudoin, Hanna

David Provost

David Provost, deputy commissioner of the Division of Captive Insurance at the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, received the Captive Insurance Companies Association's Distinguished Service Award in March for his "significant" contributions to the captive insurance industry.

tj sibilia

TJ Sibilia has joined Park Place Financial Advisors, the wealth management division of Brattleboro Savings & Loan, as client service associate.

anya rader wallack

OneCare Vermont, an accountable care organization that partners with health care providers to transform the state’s health care system, has elected Anya Rader Wallack as chair and Tom Huebner as vice chair of its board of managers.

emmy hilliard

Emmy Hilliard has been named program manager at Technology for Tomorrow, a nonprofit that seeks to empower individuals in need of technology education. Hilliard, who holds a Master of Business Administration from The University of the Southwest, has more than two decades' experience in traditional higher education and EdTech.

elaine wang

Elaine Wang, former assistant town manager for the town of Barre, has been appointed city manager of Winooski, effective May 16.

rita markley, right, with HUD officials and Vermont Senators Bernie Sanders, left, and Patrick Leahy, second from right.

Rita Markley formally announced she will step down as executive director of the Committee on Temporary Shelter Sept. 30 after 30 years of service to the nonprofit organization.

ralph meima

Encore Renewable Energy, a full-service community-scale renewable energy development company based in Burlington, announced new leadership of its project development team. Ralph Meima joined the company as vice president of project development, and Jake Clark was promoted from project developer to vice president of project development.

lauren gelzinis

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center recently welcomed physician assistant Lauren Gelzinis to SVMC ExpressCare and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians.

EmpowR, a social-justice movement dedicated to building cultures of empathy, healing, community and accountability centered in equity and belonging, has named five Vermont residents to its team of co-creators. They are:

maribeth spell man

Maribeth Spellman, former managing director and chief operating officer at Hickok & Boardman HR Intelligence, has joined Vermont Federal Credit Union as chief people officer.

helen nabun

The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group Board of Directors has added Helen Labun, long-time health care policy advocate, to its members, and reelected Amit Lodha, assistant vice president of manufacturing at Agilent Technologies, to a second term.