The Washington D.C. Area Trucking Association, Inc. installed John F. Grimm as president last week.

Grimm is president of the O'Boyle Tank Lines, Inc., a trucking company with terminal locations in Washington and in several states in the east and south. He is also a member of the board of directors of National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc., and serves on the board of the Virginia Highway Users Association.

Arlington Tele Communications Corporation, (ARTEC) which will begin cable television service in Arlington County is spring of next year, announced two key appointments.

Roger D. Pience has been named chief engineer responsible for designing, building and maintaining the 36-channel communications system. Since 1972, Pience has held system and regional engineering positions at Continental Cablevision of Ohio, Tele-Prompter Corp. and UA-Columbia Cablevision, Richard S. Howe will become director of marketing for ARTEC. Howe previously held marketing positions in American Television and Communications Corp.

Environment Information Center, a New York based energy and environment information clearinghouse, has named Sharon Schatz and Jane Lawton as co-directors of its new Washington office.

A former library director at the Environmental Protection Agency, Schatz will assist Washington area librarians and information professionals with specialized research.

Lawton, who served as a staff assistant to former House Speaker Carl Albert (D.-Okla.), will help government agencies, industry, professional and trade associations in Washington solve energy and environmental information problems.

The new creative director of the Washington office of Ellis, Singer and Webb Ltd., Advertising is Thomas J. Bolling.

Bolling will be in charge of all creative concepts and production for ES&S's area accounts including Red Barn Systems, Town and Country Properties, Inc., and Family Savings and Loan. Bolling comes to Washington after four years as a principal art director in the firm's main office in Buffalo, New York.

Chalmers A. MacIlvaine has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer of Peabody Coal Company. He will be responsible for treasury, controller, tax and all other related financial matters.

MacIlvaine, who spent over 26 years with Kaiser Steel Corporation, is currently senior vice president of Bank of America, serving as deputy head of the bank's Asian division headquarters in Tokyo.