University of Vermont,The University of Vermont has announced that three new legislative trustees, a gubernatorial appointee, and a new student trustee are joining its board of trustees. The new legislative trustees, elected by the Vermont General Assembly to six-year terms, are Carolyn Branagan, Christopher Bray, and David Potter. Governor Douglas has appointed Mark Young, who previously served as a legislative trustee from 2002-2007, to a six-year term. The new student trustee, Adam Roof, was selected to serve a two-year term by the Associate Directors for the Appointment of The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Student Trustees, Inc.Leaving the board are legislative trustees Edwin Amidon, James Leddy, and Martha Heath, gubernatorial appointed trustee Robert Young, and student trustee Beth Rice.All of the new trustees will participate in the board meeting scheduled for May 14 through 16.Branagan, a Republican from Georgia, has served in the Vermont House of Representatives since 2003. She was the House Education Committee clerk from 2003 to 2004 and is the House Ways and Means Committee ranking member in 2009/10. She is the Franklin County Republican Committee chair and is a member of the Governor’s Commission on International Education. She has also served as co-chair of the Vermont Legislative Women’s Caucus, chair of the Georgia School Board; member of the coordinating council of Vermont Interactive Television; and trustee and chair of the Vermont Maple Festival. She received B.S. and M.Ed. degrees from UVM.Bray, a Democrat from New Haven, has served in the Vermont House of Representatives since 2007. Formerly he taught at UVM for four years in the English department and founded Common Grounds Communications, which provides writing, editing, design and production services to a variety of clients and publishing houses. He is clerk of the House Agricultural Committee ; secretary of the Vermont Milk Commission; chair of the Rural Economic Development Working Group.; and member of the Vermont Forestry Commission and the Economic Development Committee of the Governor’s Dairy Task Force. He received a B.A degree from UVM in Zoology and an M.A. in English. He also graduated from UVM’s Snelling Center for Government.Potter, a Democrat from Clarendon, has served in the Vermont House of Representatives since 2005. Potter taught at Rutland High School for 31 years before retiring and was on active duty in the Air Force for 10 years. He is a member or affiliate of the West Rutland Rotary; the Rutland County Audubon Society; the Vermont Federation of Sportsman Clubs; the Rutland Regional Transportation Council; the Vermont Workforce Development Council; the Clarendon Selectboard; the Clarendon Planning Commission; the National Guard Association of the U.S.; the Vermont Sugarmakers Association; and the Vermont Woodland Association. In 2008 he was named Vermont Tree Farmer of the Year. He is a retired member of the Vermont Air National Guard, SQ Commander, Lt. Col.Young, of Orwell, is president and CEO of the First National Bank of Orwell. He currently serves as the Town of Orwell treasurer and trustee of Public Funds. He is a board member of Union Mutual of Vermont Companies and the Vermont Center for the Book and is a member of the Vermont Economic Progress Council. He was a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1993-2006. He is a past chair of the executive committee of the Vermont Bankers Association and received the Vermont Bankers Association Outstanding Community Service Banker Award in 2001.Roof, of South Walpole, Mass., is currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Political Science and English. He serves on the Peer Judicial Board in the Harris/Millis residential complex, and is a member of the Dean of Students Advisory Board and the Men’s Club Hockey Team.
Ghana international Thomas Partey is gradually becoming an irreplaceable player in Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid set up and has been tipped by mybet.africa to score this weekend in Spanish top-flight. The sportsbook giant, mybet.africa is offering a huge odds of 9.00 on Partey to score and Atletico to win their La Liga clash against Real Valladolid on Sunday. The 26-year-od has started the last three games but has featured in eight matches this season and scored two goals. Most sports pundits believe Partey has established himself as a midfield general in the Atleti team, having scored a classic away goal in last Tuesday’s Champions League match against Lokomotiv Moscow in Russia. Atletico Madrid are third with fourteen points, a point behind the league leader,s Real Madrid, whom they drew 0-0 with last weekend. Atleti’s opponent for this weekend, Real Valladolid have made a decent start to the season and hold an impressive record of not losing at home. The two teams have managed the same number of goals – seven scores apiece. Mybet.africa believe Partey can propel his teammates to break the jinx against Real Valladolid at home and basket all three points?Special odds – 9.00 http://bit.ly/2oxSK4g Credit: www.mybet.africa
UP NEXT: Rangers (RHP Corey Kluber) at Dodgers (LHP Victor Gonzalez), Sunday, noon PT, Camelback Ranch, SportsNet LARelated Articles Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start THE GAMES: In a pair of split-squad games, the Dodgers pounded the Colorado Rockies 14-2 at Salt River Fields and beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 at Camelback Ranch on Saturday afternoon.PITCHING REPORT: Seven Dodgers pitchers held the Rockies to just four hits at Salt River Fields. Walker Buehler made his first start of the spring and retired all six batters he faced in two innings. He struck out Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon in the first inning. … Joe Kelly gave up a hit in his scoreless inning against the Rockies and Brusdar Graterol retired the side in order in his first inning of the spring. … At home against the Diamondbacks, Ross Stripling pitched two scoreless innings. … Scott Alexander and Caleb Ferguson each pitched hitless innings.HITTING REPORT: Cody Thomas hit two home runs in the same inning, a marathon top of the fifth against the Rockies. The Dodgers sent 15 batters to the plate, hit three home runs – two by Thomas – and scored 11 runs in the inning. Thomas has four home runs and eight RBI in 13 at-bats this spring. … Zach Reks and Austin Barnes also hit home runs against the Rockies and former first-round pick Jeren Kendall had a two-run triple. … Luke Raley had a home run in the game against the Diamondbacks. … Gavin Lux was 2 for 3 with an RBI triple. … Justin Turner was 2 for 3 with a two-run single. … Terrance Gore had two singles, stole two bases and scored twice. … Former Dodgers outfielder Trayce Thompson homered for the Diamondbacks.THOMAS TALK: “You hear nothing but good things about him,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “He’s really just scratching the surface on becoming a full-time baseball player. A football-player-turned-baseball-player, the toughness he has and obviously the body plays, the skill set. He needs to continue to grow as a player and that’s what he’s doing.” Thomas played quarterback at Oklahoma before the Dodgers drafted him in the 13th round of the 2016 draft. He hit 23 home runs at Double-A Tulsa last year. Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error