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TBED People and Organizations

July 29, 2009

Rebecca Bagley, who left her position as deputy secretary for the Technology Investment Office within the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, was appointed president-elect of NorTech. Bagley will succeed Dorothy Baunach, the founding staff director of NorTech, as president and chief executive officer. Baunach will become president emeritus, serving as an adviser until December 2010. John Sider has been appointed to succeed Bagley. Prior to his appointment, Sider served as the director of venture investment for DCED.

Steve Crawford is leaving Brookings to take a new job as vice president for policy and research at CFED -- the Corporation for Enterprise Development in Washington, DC.

Ken Marcus has been appointed park director for the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park. Marcus succeeds Marshall Worden who retired.

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter announced he has appointed state Rep. Don Marostica, a member of the legislature's Joint Budget Committee and a Loveland business owner, as the new director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.

Gov. Bill Ritter together with Christine Shapard, founding executive director, participated in the formal launch of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association (CCIA). Founded six months ago, CCIA is a new statewide organization dedicated to promoting Colorado's clean tech industry.

Renee Winsky is stepping down as president and executive director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to become the executive director of the Tech Council of Maryland. TEDCO has named John Wasilisin to serve as acting director while the board finds a permanent successor.

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