Tim Mueller, outgoing Chairman of the Vermont BusinessRoundtable and President of Okemo Mountain Resort, announced the electionof the new slate of officers and board members for the coming year at theorganization’s 17th Annual Membership Meeting held at Stoweflake Resort &Conference Center on December 2nd.The Roundtable’s Officers for 2005 are: Chairman: Staige Davis,President, Lang Associates; Vice-Chairman: Timothy R. Volk, President,Kelliher Samets Volk; Secretary: Daria V. Mason, President and CEO,Central Vermont Medical Center; and Treasurer: Douglas J. Wacek,President and CEO, Union Mutual of Vermont Companies.Newly elected Chairman, Staige Davis acknowledged the hard work of theRoundtable’s members during the past year in areas related to health carereform, growth center planning, improved educational outcomes, andworkforce training. Said Davis, “The Roundtable has provided importantleadership in catalyzing stakeholders around these issues and we expectthat our activity will become increasingly important over the comingyear.”The Roundtable’s Board of Directors for 2005 include: George B. Chandler,President and CEO, Hubbardton Forge; James L. Daily, President, PorterMedical Center, Inc.; Christopher L. Dutton, President and CEO, GreenMountain Power Corporation; Carolyn Edwards, President and CEO,Competitive Computing; Thomas W. Huebner, President, Rutland RegionalMedical Center; Spencer R. Knapp, Managing Partner, Dinse, Knapp &McAndrew, P.C.; John H. Marshall, Managing Partner, Downs Rachlin MartinPLLC; William R. Milnes, Jr., President and CEO, Blue Cross and BlueShield of Vermont; Chris A. Robbins, Executive Vice President,EHV-Weidmann Industries, Inc.; Lawrence E. Sudbay, President and CEO,SymQuest Group, Inc.; William H. Truex, Jr., CEO, Truex Cullins & PartnersArchitects; Marc A. vanderHeyden, President, Saint Michael’s College; andHarvey M. Yorke, President and CEO, Southwestern Vermont Health Care.The following CEOs have joined the Roundtable membership during 2004:Jeffrey P. Johnson, President, Primmer & Piper, P.C.; Neil J. Joseph,President, Sonnax Industries, Inc.; Mary E. McLaughlin, Area VicePresident VT/NH, Adelphia; Trey C. Pecor, President, Lake ChamplainTransportation; and G. Kenneth Perine, President, National Bank ofMiddlebury.Created in 1987 as a nonprofit, public interest organization, the VermontBusiness Roundtable is comprised of 120 CEOs of Vermont’s top private andnonprofit employers dedicated to making Vermont the best place in Americato do business, be educated, and live life through collaboration, researchand analysis, and communication and advocacy. Member businesses employover 47,000 employees and are represented in virtually every county acrossVermont.
Town report wins award – October 11, 2014 BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School 2014 graduate Hannah Shaw is one of two winners of $1,000 scholarships from the Jay Ramsdell Scholarship Foundation.A National Honor Society member, Shaw also served on the student council, as a YMCA and Acadia Little League Tournament volunteer and played basketball, soccer and softball at MDI.The other winner is Francesca Couture of Narraguagus High School in Harrington.Ramsdell, a Mainer who died in a Sioux City, Iowa, plane crash 25 years ago, worked for the Maine Lumberjacks, the Continental Basketball Association minor league team in Bangor, while a student at MDI High School.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textAfter graduaton, he went to work for the league office in Philadelphia. At age 24, he set sports history when he became the youngest commissioner of a pro league.The Ramsdell Foundation has awarded more than $107,000 in scholarships over the past 24 years to honor his memory.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print. Latest Posts Fenceviewer Staff Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014 Bio Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all)