Virginia National Bank restructured the organization of its Northern Region by dividing it into two regions, Potomac and Northwest.

The bank has named regional executive officer Gordon L. Dewey to head the Potomac region and has appointed senior vice president Fred A. Burroughs III as regional executive officer to head the Northwest region.

Dewey, who was with Commonwealth National Bank when it merged with VNB in 1966, was named regional executive officer in 1970.

Burroughs was also with Commonwealth at the time of the merger. He was made vice president in the Arlington office in 1969 and promoted to senior vice president and manager of the Arlington area offices in 1972.

According to the bank the reorganization will improve the administration of VNB's offices in the Northern Virginia area.

Fraser/Associates of Washington, a public relations firm, has named Richard L. Barovick senior vice president. Barovick joins Fraser after five and a half years with International Business-Government Counsellors, Inc., where he was a vice president and principal.

Woodward & Lothrop has promoted Thomas J. McGrath Jr. to corporate vice president for distribution and logistics. In that post, McGrath will be responsible for the movement and handling of all merchandise at all of Woodies' stores.

Prior to his promotion, McGrath was director of material handling for the store's warehouse and service buildings.

Woodies also promoted Raymond K. Gruendel to divisional vice president and store manager. Gruendel is now manager of Woodies' store at Landmark and will continue in that post while he assumes additional responsibilities.

Allegheny Airlines has appointed two new vice presidents, both of whom will work at the airline's Washington corporate headquarters.

Irving Kliger was named vice president for management information services.He comes to the company from Associates Corp. of North America of South Bend, Ind.

Gerard F. Carusi is the new vice president for market planning. He was formerly with American Airlines, where he was senior director for forecasts.

Computer Network Corp. of Washington has appointed four new vice presidents.

New VP for finance and administration is Ronald C. Dodson, who comes to the company from Dat Industries, Inc., Lancy Laboratories division where he was president and chief executive officer.

Heading up the marketing division is Gail A. Franke; he joined Comnet earlier this year as director of marketing.

The new position of vice president for systems and contracts has been filled by Richard T. May, who has been with the company for five years.

George Roberts has been named vice president for operations. Roberts has been responsible for operations, customer support, systems development and communications for Boeing Computer Services' timesharing business.

Scope. Inc., of Reston has appointed Howard E. Cochran vice president for finance. Cochran was treasurer of the Henry B. Gilpin Co. of Washington. Scope manufacturers high technology products for communications and computer systems.

Ferris & Co., Inc., has elected Wilfred L. Goodwyn vice president of the investment advisory department. Prior to joining the Washington-based investment and brokerage firm, Goodwyn was with J. W. Redmond & Co.

Paul G. O'Connor has been elected executive vice president of Forty Plus of Washington, a non-profit employment service for workers 40 years old or older.