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SOM’s Executive Director Receives Regional Planning Commission Volunteer of the Year Award

TRORC CELEBRATES SUCCESS AT ANNUAL MEETING, MONIQUE PRIESTLEY OF BRADFORD AWARDED THE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD. July 14, 2020 By Victoria Littlefield (Woodstock, VT)— The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) hosted its Annual Meeting joined by Commissioners and guests from across the TRO Region. The event was hosted to celebrate and highlight some of the fantastic […]

SOM Facilitates School Board Community Engagement

June 23rd: OUUSD Information Meeting June 16th: How to Read & Understand the OUUSD School Board Budget June 15th: OUUSD School Board Candidate Forum

Executive Director, Monique Priestley, Featured on US Senator Bernie Sanders’s Piece on Coworking Spaces in Rural Areas

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Executive Director & Founder Featured on VCET’s Start Here Podcast

Founder and Executive Director, Monique Priestley, sits down with Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies for an episode of their Start Here podcast (Ep. 41: Monique Priestley / The Space on Main) “Vermont is a better place with @mepriestley. Listen with us and explore how opportunity in rural Vermont is flourishing thanks to trailblazers like Monique.” […]

Executive Director & Founder Speaks with Bill Sayre & Sarah Waring

Executive Director & Founder, Monique Priestley, joined Sarah Waring of The Vermont Community Foundation and Bill Sayre of WDEV during Vermont Council on Rural Development’s 2nd Annual Vermont Leadership Summit. Listen here.