For immediate release: June 2, 2011
Contact: Kevin Goddard (802) 371-3244
Berlin –John Bramley B.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc., of Colchester, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont.
Dr. Bramley, who was elected at the Board’s meeting in May, recently retired from his position as President and CEO of the Windham Foundation (2007-2011) after a lengthy career at the University of Vermont. Dr. Bramley served the university as its provost and senior vice president, dean of the college of agriculture and life sciences, and chair of the department of animal sciences.
Dr. Bramley currently serves as vice chair and treasurer of Vermont Public Radio and chair of the investment and finance committees. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the University of Vermont, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
He has received numerous honors and awards including Vermont Citizen of the Year, Green Mountain Council of the USA Boy Scouts, inaugural member of the Vermont Agriculture Hall of Fame, and a recipient of the Joseph Carrigan Teaching Award of CALS.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state’s only Vermont-based health insurer and is the largest private health plan in Vermont. The non-profit company employs more than 340 people and provides health care benefits for more than 150,000 Vermonters. The company offers benefits and services to virtually all Vermont populations through its array of indemnity and managed care products and through its partner companies, The Vermont Health Plan (TVHP) and Comprehensive Benefits Administrators.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Board of Directors comprises 14 men and women from all corners of Vermont and all walks of life. More information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is available on the Internet at www.bcbsvt.com Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.