I didn't see an announcement anywhere of new RD appointments, so I thought I would send out kudos to Vishwas Lele for his recent Microsoft Regional Director award.  Vishwas recently spoke at the Washington, DC DevDays event, and is a Principal Architect for Applied Information Sciences.  He also was one of the technical reviewers for Don Box's Essential .NET, Volume I:  The Common Language Runtime

Some of the other developers from AIS that you might recognize: