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Primmer is proud to congratulate its attorneys on being selected for inclusion in the 2013 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists as follows:
Super Lawyers:
Gary Burt - Personal Injury Defense: General
Gregory Clayton - Business Litigation
Doreen Connor - Appellate
Anne Cramer - Health Care
Jon Eggleston - Tax
Gary Franklin - Business Litigation

The Vermont Arts Council (VAC) is pleased to announce a new staff team to focus on four key outreach functions: advocacy, fundraising, communications, and marketing. The Outreach Team is led by Zon Eastes, director of outreach and advancement, and includes Susan McDowell and Kira Bacon.

Longtime Norwich University Biology Professor Lauren Howard was inducted as a fellow of the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences (VAAS) at the annual VAAS Fellows Luncheon held in Middlebury in September.

Melanie Paukner has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as a Senior Accountant. Melanie graduated from the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She joins the firm with prior accounting experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Seth Blanchard has become an Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth Advisor. Blanchard, with an office in Colchester, VT, is one of approximately 6 percent of the 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status.

Claire Anderson Greene has joined the Vermont Commission on Women as Executive Staff Assistant. Ms. Greene holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from U.V.M. in Human Geography and Geospatial Technologies. She’s a former human rights advocate at La Fundacion Arcoiris in Ecuador through the School for International Training. Ms.

Daniel B. Walsh, MD was named president of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) during its 200th annual meeting held Oct. 19, at the Basin Harbor Club in Vergennes, Vt.

DominionTech Inc., Vermont’s premier IT and computer services company, announced the promotion of Jeremy Wandasiewicz to the position of Network Engineer. He joins a highly skilled team of Network Engineers that maintains and implements computer systems for their Fixed Fee clients.

DominionTech Inc., Vermont’s premier IT and computer services company announced today that Troy Forcier has joined their team as Network Engineer. Troy was hired to increase DominionTech’s wealth of knowledge and to provide Network Engineering services to their ever growing list of clients.

The Vermont Humanities Council has named Wayne Bell, a teacher at Mount Anthony Union Middle School in Bennington, as its 2013 humanities educator of the year. The eleventh recipient of the Victor R.

Carolyn Roesler and Jonna Jermyn joined the growing staff of Front Porch Forum (FPF) as online community managers. The two joined FPF to meet the increased demand triggered by the recent major expansion of this free digital service. Described as a modern-day cross between community bulletin boards and virtual town greens, FPF helps neighbors share hyper-local information.

Burlington-based Patient Engagement Systems (PES) announced today the appointment of Thomas H. Peterson as senior software engineer. With more than a dozen years of experience, Peterson adds depth to the growing company’s software engineering and data analysis team.