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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes elected six new members to its board of directors in 2021 and 2022. Directors shape the path forward for the museum. Beyond assuming fiduciary responsibility, they are instrumental in the overall governance of the organization.

New members are:

Tammy Cox

Union Bank of Vermont and New Hampshire has appointed Tammy L Cox as branch manager of its Jeffersonville location at 5062 VT Route 15. Cox was hired as a part-time teller in 1995 at Union Bank’s branch in Johnson. Two years later, she took a full-time position in Jeffersonville, where she has remained ever since.

Mack Molding has hired several new engineering and business professionals to meet the strong demand for the Arlington-based company's plastic injection molding and contract manufacturing services. All are based at Mack's Arlington, VT, headquarters, unless otherwise noted. New hires include:

Union Bank of Vermont and New Hampshire has appointed Eric Remick as branch manager of the bank's St Albans location. He takes over managerial responsibilities from Katie Bessette, who had been managing the bank's St Albans and Fairfax branches since 2020.

Hayley Shriner

Hayley Shriner, former high school completion program plan manager and educational adviser at Vermont Adult Learning, has joined United Way of Northwest Vermont as resource coordinator for the Working Bridges program. Working Bridges is a United Way initiative designed to help workers keep and grow stable employment.

Maura Collins

Vermont Electric Power Company recently announced the following personnel appointments and promotions: Maura Collins, elected to the board of directors; Jaime Smyrski, promoted to corporate secretary; and Colin Owyang, appointed as chief operating officer.

Mariah Choiniere

University of Vermont junior Mariah Choiniere of Franklin is among a select group of student leaders nationwide to become 2022 Truman Scholars.

Nicole Petersen

Mack Prototype in Gardner, MA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mack Molding in Arlington, VT, has added two new staff members to its account management and quality teams.

The Upper Valley Business Alliance recently elected three new members to its board of directors. They are: Stacey Dameron, human resources business partner at Novo Nordisk; Maria Laskaris (pictured), director of development at Opera North; and Kerry Ann Rigas, partner in the Law Office of Margaret A Jacobs.

CCTV Center for Media & Democracy has announced the following new hires and promotions to better support the evolving needs of the communities it serves:

Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper, community and economic development specialist at the Bennington County Regional Commission, has earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer from the International Economic Development Council.

Jeff Gendron

Jeff Gendron, former senior portfolio manager at The Colony Group, has joined Ledyard Financial Advisors as senior vice president, senior portfolio manager and investment strategist. In his new role, Gendron is responsible for investing client portfolios, conducting research and providing client service.

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