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Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, has hired Rosie Nevins-Alderfer as the new Project Director for the Windham Consortium on Substance Use (COSU).  Nevins-Alderfer previously held the position of Director of Restorative Justice Programs at Youth Services where she worked from 2015 to 2018.  Moving forward she will provide direc

The VT Welcome Wagon Project (VTWWP) is a program where new arrivals or returnees are connected with current residents, or ‘hosts' through an informal meet and greet. It provides new folks with the opportunity to learn more about the region and ask honest questions with honest answers about the ins and outs of the community---where’s the nearest laundry mat? Where do you go out to eat?

Sterling College is pleased to announce that Moxie Mehegan, of Craftsbury Common, has accepted the role of Dean of Admission & Financial Aid. Mehegan comes to Sterling from Marlboro College, where they most recently served as the Associate Director of Graduate Admissions.

Rachel Siegel, Executive Director of Peace & Justice Center in Burlington, Vermont will step down in June after seven years leading the organization the board announced on January 13.

United Way of Northwest Vermont has hired Kristin Kany and Liz Jarvis as Working Bridges Resource Coordinators and promoted Connie Beal to Working Bridges Initiative Director and Sarah Allerton to Senior Resource Coordinator. In their new roles, both Kristin and Liz will work with Working Bridges employer partners, connecting with local employees at their work sites.

Amy Lawliss was promoted to Senior Accountant. A UVM graduate, Lawliss joined the firm in 2017. Brian Coombes was promoted to Senior Accountant. Coombes joined MMC in 2016 and is a graduate of St. Michael’s College. Marcello Mosca was promoted to Senior Accountant. Mosca interned with the firm in 2017 and joined full time in 2018 after graduating from UVM.

KeyBank today announced that Tony DiSotto has been promoted to Key Private Bank Market Leader for its New England Region. In his new role, DiSotto will lead wealth management teams serving KeyBank’s Maine and Vermont markets.

Rep Peter Welch announced today that his long-time chief of staff, Bob Rogan, will retire at the end of February.

MENTOR Vermont, in partnership with Comcast, is excited to announce the mentor and youth mentee honorees of the 2020 Vermont Ambassadors of Mentoring Awards. Each of this year’s 10 Ambassador mentor matches will be honored together at MENTOR Vermont’s annual Youth Mentoring Celebration at the Vermont Statehouse on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

As of January 1, 2020, the position of medical director at the Pines Rehab and Health has transitioned from Corner Medical-based providers Joyce Dobbertin, MD, DC; Tom Broderick, MD; Mitchel Sullivan, MD and John Scott, MD to Delores Burroughs-Biron, MSN, MD and Kate Guilmain GNP- BC.

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is pleased to announce the arrival of two incoming board members and a Graduate Student Tuck Fellow, even as we wish two retiring members well. Incoming VINS Board of Trustees member Elizabeth Adams was elected in 2019. Liz has spent her career in conservation.

Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that Andie Fusco has joined the company’s Bromley Vermont, office as a Sales Associates. Andie grew up ski racing at Stratton which instilled in her a true love for the sport and for the Tri-Mountain area. This passion prompted her to attend the University of Vermont and use her spare time to coach ski racing at Stratton.