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Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced the appointment of Ian P. Carleton, Esq. as City Attorney for the City of Burlington. Carleton currently is a partner and shareholder at the Burlington law firm Sheehey Furlong & Behm, P.C. and a former Burlington City Council President.

Middlebury College has awarded the 2012 Perkins Award for Excellence in Teaching to Emily Proctor, assistant professor of mathematics.

Ledyard National Bank is pleased to announce that Reginald E. Greene, Jr. has joined the bank as its Senior Vice President and Senior Lending Officer. He will be responsible for managing the bank’s lending efforts.

Maureen Hebert, an expert in adult education, has been named director of Vermont Tech’s newly formed Continuing Education and Workforce Development division.

On March 23 at their Annual Meeting, the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association (VWMA) honored David Bazis of David Bazis Designs with the 2011 VWMA Woodworker of the Year Award and David Spooner of Spooner Specialties with the 2011 Friend of the Industry Award.

Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company announced recently the addition of Neville McNaughton to the Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company Board of Directors.

The Dartmouth Board of Trustees appointed Provost Carol L. Folt, PhD, as the interim president of Dartmouth, effective July 1, following the election of President Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank. President Kim will remain Dartmouth’s president until June 30 and continue to lead Dartmouth through the conclusion of the academic year and Commencement.

Six new employees have joined the staff at Seven Days, Vermont’s largest independent weekly newspaper, over the past few months. The new hires include two staff writers, a marketing and events manager, a production manager, a designer and a sales assistant.

PayData Payroll Services, Inc, a locally owned and operated Vermont company, has announced the hiring of Louise Ticehurst as Client Services Manager.
Louise brings a wealth of knowledge in management, customer service, payroll and financial experience to lead PayData’s Client Service Team.

Keith Pillsbury was unanimously re-elected as the Burlington School Board Chair at the April 1st, 2012 Commissioner's Meeting. Commissioner Pillsbury has served on the Board since 1987. In his acceptance speech, he noted "I appreciate the Board’s vote of confidence.

KeyBank has announced that Brigitte Ritchie has been named director of community relations and public affairs for the Vermont District. She is responsible for Key’s charitable giving in Vermont and providing a strong community presence and positive image for Key in Vermont. Ritchie is based in Key’s Vermont District headquarters office at 149 Bank Street in Burlington.

On Thursday, April 5, in front of a sold out crowd of over 430 business leaders, the Burlington Business Association (BBA) announced the two newest appointments to its Board of Directors. Kathleen Shirling, of People’s United Bank, and Zandy Wheeler, of the SkiRack, were both in attendance at the BBA Dinner and Annual Meeting, where the appointment became official.