Bigger education and learning and engineering leaders named to Vermont Technology Council

Burlington, Vt. (September 16, 2022) – Five seasoned leaders with abilities in schooling, enterprise, and innovation have joined the Vermont Engineering Council.

Alex Hernandez, president, Champlain University Lindsay Kurrle, VT secretary of Commerce and Neighborhood Growth Mark Anarumo, president, Norwich University Kirk Dombrowski, vice president of research, College of Vermont and Pam Mackenzie, serial technological know-how executive and nonprofit chief, have joined the Council.

“These men and women advance the Council’s target of a vivid, sustainable, and inclusive innovation financial system in Vermont,” explained Frank Cioffi, Council chair and president of the Larger Burlington Industrial Corporation (GBIC).

The new Council associates join Frank Cioffi, president of GBIC, Robert Miller, CEO of the Vermont State Personnel Credit Union (VSECU) and Dr. John Evans, chair of Computer system Design.

With aid from Governor Phil Scott’s administration and the University of Vermont, the Council performs to make a stronger and a lot more sustainable ecosystem for Vermonters by supporting science, technological innovation, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The Council fosters a network that provides collectively research from Vermont’s business owners, schools and universities, and federal government.

Transferring forward, the Council is targeted on four objectives: Workforce Progress, R&D Pipeline, Innovation Society, and Infrastructure and supports vital attempts all over:

Technological know-how and innovation policy (Vermont Science & Technologies Plan, Vermont EPSCoR, UVM Workplace of Engagement and the Vermont Technology Alliance)
Entrepreneurship in larger education (UVM ARC software, student internships)
Startups & Ecosystem occasions throughout Vermont communities (VCET, TechJam)
Growing STEM assets and systems in Vermont K-12 training (Vermont Academy of Scientists and Engineers)

The 501 c (3) Vermont Engineering Council is offering once-a-year funding by the College of Vermont and is administered by the Vermont Centre for Rising Technologies (VCET). For extra info, be sure to visit

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