Jane Stinchfield Sexton ’70 was appointed to the Maine Board of Education in 2014. A retired high school biology teacher, Sexton was a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives from 2008 to 2012. * Sara Burns ’79 received the 2014 Maine Irish Heritage Center’s Claddagh Award honoring an Irish American in Maine devoted to serving the community and state. Burns is president and CEO of Central Maine Power and serves on many boards, including those of MaineHealth, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, and the George Mitchell Institute. * In February Catherine Courtenaye ’79 gave a TEDx talk at the University of Montana about the use of language in her paintings. A National Endowment for the Arts award recipient, Courtenaye has had numerous solo exhibitions, and her work is in the permanent collections of the Crocker Art Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, among others. * Eric Rosengren ’79, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, delivered the H. Parker Willis Lecture at Washington and Lee University in November. His lecture was titled “Current Issues in Monetary Policy.” He was also featured in a January Bloomberg article about his involvement in a Boston Fed program to fund antipoverty projects in Chelsea, Mass.