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Committee Name

Audit Committee Member(s)
Donald R. Chase
$ CC Karen J. Danaher
Jeffrey L. Davis
Lorilee A. Lawton
Nominating and Governance Committee Member(s)
Donald R. Chase
Karen J. Danaher
CB CC Jeffrey L. Davis
Raymond C. Pecor III
Compensation Committee Member(s)
Donald R. Chase
Karen J. Danaher
CB CC Jeffrey L. Davis
Raymond C. Pecor III>
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By Member

Member Name

Donald R. Chase Committee Name
Audit Committee
Nominating and Governance Committee
Compensation Committee
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Donald R. Chase was appointed to our Board and the Board of Merchants Bank in 2015. Mr. Chase was Chairman of the Board of NUVO Bank and Trust Company in Springfield, Massachusetts. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman, and Director of Westbank Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Westbank. Mr. Chase is the owner of Central New England Ag Services, Inc. in West Halifax, Vermont, Chase Ranch LLC, in Midland, South Dakota, and Chase Enterprises Corp. in Northampton, Massachusetts. Mr. Chase is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts and also serves on the Board of Public Safety for the City of West Springfield, Massachusetts.
Karen J. Danaher Committee Name
Audit Committee
Nominating and Governance Committee
Compensation Committee
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Karen J. Danaher was elected to our Board of Directors in 2010 and has served as a Director of Merchants Bank since 2008. She is a partner in Danaher Attig & Plante PLC, a public accounting firm located in South Burlington, Vermont. Ms. Danaher is a certified public accountant.
Jeffrey L. Davis Committee Name
Audit Committee
Nominating and Governance Committee
Compensation Committee
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Jeffrey L. Davis has served as a director of Merchants and Merchants Bank since 1993. He is President of J.L. Davis, Inc., a construction and development firm, and President of Taft Corners Associates, a development firm. He is also a former president of the Vermont Special Olympics.
Lorilee A. Lawton Committee Name
Audit Committee
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Lorilee A. Lawton has been a member of our Board since 2003 and has served as a Director of Merchants Bank since 1995. Ms. Lawton is the owner and President of Firetech Sprinkler Corporation, a contractor specializing in the design, fabrication and installation of fire sprinkler systems, located in Colchester, Vermont. She also serves as a director of Vermont Public Television.
Raymond C. Pecor III Committee Name
Nominating and Governance Committee
Compensation Committee
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Raymond C. Pecor, III was elected to our Board in 2012. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Merchants Bank since 2009. He is President of Lake Champlain Transportation Company in Burlington, Vermont, and serves on the board of the Champlain Valley Expo.