Governor Douglas appoints David R Fenster Addison County state’s attorney

first_imgGovernor Jim Douglas today announced the appointment of David R. Fenster as Addison County State s Attorney.  David is replacing John T Quinn who retired last month. Fenster has been in private law practice in with the firm Barr, Sternberg, Moss, Lawrence, Silver, Saltonstall & Fenster, PC, in Bennington, Vermont since July of 2005.  Before joining the firm he was Deputy State s Attorney with the Bennington State s Attorney s office for more than eleven years.  Fenster was educated at the University of Vermont where he received a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology and a minor in Psychology.  He received his JD degree Cum Laude from Cardozo School of Law in New York, NY. I am pleased to announce the appointment of David to this position in my home county, said Governor Douglas.  I believe his eleven years in the Bennington State s Attorney s office as well as his years in private practice give him the experience necessary to keep Addison County a safe place to live and raise a family.   I want to thank Governor Douglas for having the confidence in me to do this important job, said Fenster.  I am committed to working as hard as I can with my partners in the law enforcement community to ensure that the people of Addison County are safe.David has served the state and his community as a member of the Board of Managers for the Vermont Bar Association, the Board of Governors of the Vermont Association for Justice, past President of the Bennington Bar Association.  He also serves as Secretary of Norshaft Little League and is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.David is married to Katree Fenster and has two children, Riley age 11 and Ian age 9. ###last_img read more

‘High-value’ drug target falls

first_imgBACOLOD City – Police nabbed a“high-value” suspect in a drug sting in Barangay 6, Victorias City, NegrosOccidental. Five sachets of suspected shabu valuedat around of P5, 000 were seized from 37-year-old Claire Pontino, police said. The suspect was brought to the VictoriasCity police station, where he was detained. Charges for violation of RepublicAct 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filedagainst him./PN Pontino – resident of the said village –was arrested after he allegedly sold a sachet of suspected shabu to anundercover officer for P400 around 4 p.m. on Dec. 17. Aside from the suspected illegal drugs,a cellphone and cash which amounted to P613 were also confiscated. last_img

UTA EMBA Program Ranked Among Best By CEO Magazine

first_imgUTA EMBA Program Ranked Among Best By CEO Magazine About the AuthorAlanna ShafferStaff Writer, covering MetroMBA’s news beat for Atlanta, Houston, and Dallas.View more posts by Alanna Shaffer The Executive MBA program at the University of Texas at Arlington – College of Business was recently ranked among the top programs in the world by CEO Magazine.Since 2008, CEO Magazine has been compiling a ranking for business schools around the globe, highlighting schools which provide an excellent return-on-investment for graduates as well as top academic quality. Its ranking of MBA, Executive MBA and Online MBA programs around the world began in 2012. The CEO Magazine ranking is designed with applicants in mind first, looking at factors such as diversity, gender make-up, work experience, professional development and learning environment to evaluate each MBA program. This is the second year in a row the programs at UTA have appeared in the publication’s global ranking. The Executive MBA program placed 21st throughout the world, 16th in the U.S. and 1st in Texas.Dave Mack, Associate Dean of Communications and Executive Education at UTA, commented on the accomplishment as a result of many different pieces working together. “We are extremely honored to achieve this recognition. We are very proud of our EMBA program and even more so of our outstanding graduates. I would like to thank the great faculty and staff that have helped to make this happen. Developing a successful program, such as ours, is definitely a team effort.”“It is nice that our students, faculty and staff are recognized for their hard work,” said Director of Graduate Business Services Rebecca Neilson. “It takes all of us together to create the kind of educational environment that enhances student’s learning. This leads to successful and effective business leaders for our communities.” Last Updated May 24, 2017 by Alanna ShafferFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail last_img read more