Mickey Northcutt, executive director of North Shore Community Development Coalition, joined the Salem Rotary Club. Prior to joining, Northcutt visited the club several times as a guest speaker.
Kelly Delaney, owner of Cakes for Occasions in Danvers, was honored with Daily Item of Lynn’s North of Boston Businesswoman of the Year Lydia E. Pinkham Award in the medium-size business category. Gayla Bartlett of Cranney Home Services in Danvers was awarded the same honor but in the large-size business category. Delaney and Bartlett were recognized during a breakfast reception hosted by the chamber.
Marblehead resident Claude Lancome, executive vice president and in-house counsel for Coast and Harbor Associates, was appointed a trustee of Salem State University by Gov. Deval Patrick. Lancome is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Law School and also holds a certification from the American Arbitration Association as a construction arbitrator. Lancome is a member of the Boston Bar Association and has long been involved in both professional and community activities. He currently serves as a member of the energy and infrastructure committee of the NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, chairman of the professional development/corporate real estate network for the International Facility Management Association of Boston, and chairman of the regional outreach committee of the Urban Land Institute, Boston/New England Council. Lancome is also a member of the Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children’s boards of governors and serves on the quality of care committee at Tufts Medical Center. Lancome was sworn in to the Salem State University Board of Trustees on Sept. 16.
Justina Polvere, a public health nurse from the Salem Board of Health, has completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction training facility in the nation. The CDP develops and delivers advanced training for emergency response providers, emergency managers and other government officials from state, local and tribal governments. Training courses focus on incident management, mass casualty response and emergency response to catastrophic natural disasters or terrorist acts. Resident training at the CDP includes health care and public health courses at the Noble Training Facility, the nation’s only hospital dedicated to training health care professionals in disaster preparedness and response.