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The Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) Deerfield Valley Regional Advisory Board welcomes Chad Bullock. The SVHC Deerfield Valley Regional Advisory Board consists of 10 members. Members are nominated by members of the group or by the health system.

North Star Leasing, a provider of equipment financing solutions for businesses in a variety of industries announced the hiring of Ed Testa as Vice President – New Business Development. This is a new position at North Star Leasing.

Dr Harry Chen has been named executive director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing and public health officer at the University of Vermont. He begins work on October 15. Dr Chen served as commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health for six years. He was also a three-term Vermont State Representative and served as acting secretary of the Vermont Agency of Human Services.

Jocelyn Geiger has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as an Associate Accountant. Jocelyn is a graduate of Lyndon State College, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration.

Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the City of Burlington has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The certificate is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

Van Dora Williams, an associate professor and program director of Broadcast Media Production, Filmmaking and Sonic Arts in the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College, has been selected to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2018 Faculty Seminar Program.

Attorneys Alexis L Peters and William T “Billy” Clark have joined the northern New England law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC where they will practice from the firm’s Burlington office. They began working at the firm on Sept. 4.

Burlington School District (BSD) and the Afterschool Alliance are proud to announce that Christy Gallese, BSD’s Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO), has been selected to serve as a 2018-2019 Afterschool Ambassador. She is one of just 15 leaders in the country chosen for the honor this year.

The UVM Foundation and the UVM Alumni Association honored outstanding graduates and philanthropists at an evening event on Thursday, October 4 at UVM Alumni House in Burlington, Vermont.

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC is pleased to announce that Molly Bucci has joined the firm. Molly brings with her over 20 years of expertise and concentrates her practice in the area of estate planning. Her detailed and personalized approach to estate planning helps clients to identify and achieve their family's personal and financial objectives.

The Vermont Lake Monsters would like to congratulate front office members Kyle Bostwick and Adam Matth, who were both recently named winners of 2018 New York-Penn League Awards.

Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has announced that the entire Billing Team at Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center has earned the honor of Team of the Month for September, 2018. Team members include Stephanie Rogers, April Lyman, Donna Mayo, Geneva King, Bonnie Martaniuk, Ashlee Dimick, Cassandra Rogers and Sarah Kendall.