NEW FACES

Sherri Green-Norton joined Interim Healthcare as nursing supervisor. She has been a registered nurse for 22 years, with experience in management and administrative experience along with clinical expertise.

Kristine Gorman-Rogers joined Interim Healthcare as director of health care services. She brings a wide variety of nursing, nutrition and customer service experience.

Dale Sotherland, M.D., a pulmonologist, has been appointed to the Central Maine Medical Center medical staff, practicing in association with Central Maine Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. He previously served as medical director of respiratory care at New Milford Hospital in Connecticut.

Carol Giancola has been hired as accounting assistant for KPI Direct. She most recently worked at Boston Communications Group as a billing analyst.

Jodie Boisvert has joined Gowen, Turgeon & Luetje PA as a paraprofessional. She brings 11 years of industry experience, formerly with Austin Associates, PA.

PROMOTIONS

Lauren Silverson has been promoted to registrar at the Portland Museum of Art. She previously was associate registrar at the museum and has been with the organization since 2002.

Michael Bigos has become an equity member of Berman & Simmons. He represents people throughout the state in personal injury cases.

AWARDS and RECOGNITION

Rob Gips of Drummond Woodsum was honored by Chambers USA for his Native American law practice. He is one of two Maine attorneys to receive the nationwide recognition by Chambers USA in any field.

Woodard & Curran has moved up to 79 on Engineering News Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms list, despite a decline in the environmental services industry of more than 8 percent.

• Shalom House Inc. will honor Dr. James Maier with the Johnson & Korda Innovation Award for his dedication to work with adolescents and their families dealing with mental illness. Maine’s Speaker of the House Hannah Pingree also will be honored with this year’s Community Excellence Award as an advocate for a quality mental health system, as well as safe, affordable housing.

• Southern Maine Community College recognized community leaders and organizations during “A Light on the Point” celebration of leadership, entrepreneurship and partnerships. Rotary Club Breakwater Daybreak and Rotary Club of South Portland-Cape Elizabeth were recognized for their partnership with the SMCC International Food Festival. Chris Emmons, president of Gorham Savings Bank, was recognized for continued efforts with the college’s business program. Sen. Stan Gerzofsky received recognition for being a champion and advocate for the college.

Kristen Bournival, CPA, was selected to attend the inaugural New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants Young Professionals Leadership Program. Bournival has been with Leone, McDonnell & Roberts since 2007.

GENERAL

Central Maine Medical Center recognized 29 junior volunteers, who are now certified to support staff and patients by transporting patients, delivering patient belongings, running errands on the nursing units, putting packets together for various departments and working on special projects. Each summer, these volunteers provide more than 6,000 hours of service.