New Vermont Law School Trustees

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New Vermont Law School Trustees

Thu, 10/17/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Three new trustees have joined the Vermont Law
School Board of Trustees. They are Edwin I. Colodny, Of Counsel to the
law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Washington, DC; Perez
Ehrich, principal, Hemmings Market & Tech Guides, Bennington, VT; and
Thomas Jorling, vice president for environmental affairs, International
Paper Corporation, Stamford, CT.
Dean L. Kinvin Wroth comments, "The board of trustees has been
strengthened by the addition of these highly competent and experienced
individuals."
Edwin Colodny has recently been appointed interim chief executive
officer of Fletcher Allen Health Care, after having served for a year as
interim president of the University of Vermont. Previously, he served
as chairman of the board of Comsat Corporation, a leading provider of
global satellite and digital networking services, and as president,
chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of US Airways, Inc.
Prior to joining US Airways, Colodny had served as a trial attorney with
the Civil Aeronautics Board. Colodny received his A.B. degree from the
University of Rochester and his LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School.
Perez Erich is principal of Hemmings Market & Tech Guides, a publisher
of automotive titles. He also currently serves as director of the First
Day Foundation; "First Day of School America" is a grassroots movement
that brings together schools, families, and communities in celebration
of education. Ehrich had previously served as an attorney based in New
York, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, and financial products.
He received his A.B. degree from Harvard College, his Juris Doctor
degree from New York Law School, and his LL.M. degree in Corporate Law
from New York University School of Law. He succeeded his late brother,
Terry Ehrich, on the Vermont Law School Board of
Trustees.
Thomas Jorling joined International Paper in 1994 and currently serves
as vice president, Environmental Affairs, with responsibility for
corporate environmental, health, and safety affairs. Previously,
Jorling served as commissioner of the New York State Department of
Environmental Conservation. He has also been a member of the faculty at
Williams College in Massachusetts, serving professor of environmental
studies and as director of the college's center for environmental
studies. He received his bachelor's degree in Biology from the
University of Notre Dame, his master's degree in Forest Ecology from
Washington State University, and his law degree from Boston College.
Vermont Law School, an independent, private law school, is the only law
school in Vermont. The school's general law curriculum is complemented
by a leading program in Environmental Law.