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Eric Buel

Degrees and Schools: BA in Chemistry, University of Delaware, Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Missouri

Past Position: Director, Vermont Forensic Laboratory, Retired

Why you served on the Board: After retiring from the Vermont Forensic Laboratory, I found serving on the SCI board as a means to assist our local community. I wanted to use my knowledge, training and experience in science to help students pursue their interest in STEM.

Board Member: 2012 – 2018

David Thompson

Dave Thompson is a Swanton,Vermont native and graduated from Swanton High School in  1968. He received his AS in Accounting from Champlain College in 1970 and BS in Business from Johnson State College in 2004. He served with the Vermont Army National Guard from 1970 to 1976.  Dave has been employed as Controller at Mylan Technologies, Inc. (formerly Bertek, Inc) in St. Albans for 37 years. He has served on the Swanton School Board, North West Supervisory Union School Board, Northwestern Technical Center Advisory Board and Swanton’s Church of the Nativity Parish Council. Dave also served as an Auditor for the Town of Swanton for several years. Dave currently resides in St. Albans Town with his wife of 39 years, Celine (Laroche) Thompson. He has three grown children who are all graduates of MVU. He has nine grandchildren. Eight of these children are attending Franklin County Schools; one at MVU, three at Highgate Elementary, three at Swanton Elementary and one at St. Albans Town Educational Center.

Jim Naylor

Board Member: 2016-2018

Degrees and Education: Associates Degree in Liberal Arts – Green Mountain College 1987, Bachelors Degree in Sociology – University of Massachusetts, Amherst 1989, Masters Degree in Education – University of Vermont 1996