FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 14, 2015
VMEC News Release – 2016 VMEC Board Member Election Results Announced
Randolph Center, VT – The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has announced the results of its annual election of VMEC Advisory Board members held on December 8. The following Board members were re-elected to additional two-year terms: Dave Blittersdorf, President & CEO of All Earth Renewables, Inc. (Williston); Tommy Harmon, President of Sonnax Industries (Bellows Falls); Joe Perrotto, President & CEO of Country Home Products (Vergennes); Mike Rainville, President of Maple Landmark, Inc. (Middlebury) and Brenan Riehl, President & CEO of GW Plastics (Bethel).
Steve Greenfield, COO of the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) (Montpelier), was newly elected for a two-year term to the 16-member VMEC Board. Dr. Cy Jordan, MD, MPH, Vermont Medical Society Education and Research Foundation, stepped off the Board this year after serving six years. Mike Rainville was re-elected Chairman of the Board for an additional one-year term.
About VMEC: Hosted by Vermont Technical College (VTC) since 1995 and a National Network member of the Hollings National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), VMEC operates statewide as a not-for-profit with a primary mission “To help improve and grow manufacturing in Vermont and strengthen the global competitiveness of the state’s manufacturers.” A local resource and trusted adviser to enterprises of all sizes, the VMEC Team brings world-class expertise in consulting, coaching, hands-on implementation support, training and education for leaders and workers. Through the VMEC PSG business unit established in 2006, on a selected basis VMEC brings process, strategy and innovation expertise to non-manufacturing businesses, non-profits, healthcare and government entities in Vermont. VMEC provides proven Systems and Solutions focused on Strategies, Processes, Products, Technologies and People.