CVOEO hires new executive director

Paul Dragon is the new executive director of Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). In July, I will start working at the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO), a community action agency in northwest Vermont. The ideals that lead community action are embedded in social and racial justice. Community action agencies were part of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, which began in 1964. Yes, a war, a fight to end deep, divisive poverty in the wealthiest country of the world.  The … (read more)

Roberts becomes CVFC’s first executive director

MIDDLEBURY — The Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition (CVFC) recently hired its first executive director. John Roberts, a founding member and CVFC’s first president, assumed the position on June 1. As director, he will manage the coalition, a group of Lake C … (read more)

Bixby Library director Masha Harris resigns

VERGENNES — Bixby Free Memorial Library Director Masha Harris parted ways with the Vergennes institution last week after a little more than a year for reasons that remain unclear. Bixby Board of Trustees Chairwoman Paula Moore told the Independent on Mond … (read more)

Vermont 251 club names new executive director

VERMONT — The 251 Club of Vermont is proud to announce Stephanie Young as its new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2020. Young is a 2005 Vermont Law School graduate. She spent eight years in Washington, DC in environmental policy with the Marine C … (read more)