The Center for Municipal and Metropolitan Research, a new research firm combining the D.C. Municipal Research Bureau and Studies, has elected Paul E. Reichardt, chairman chief executive officer of the Washington Center for Metropolitan of the Washington Gas Light Co., as its first chairman.

Reichardt was formerly chairman of the Washington Center.

Mac Asbill Jr., a partner in the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill and Bernnan and former president of the Municipal Research Bureau, was elected vice chairman of the new group. Philip Rutledge, president of the National Institute of Public Management, was elected president. Vincent C. Burke Jr., chairman of board of Riggs Bank, was elected treasurer.

Other elections include: Karen Hastie Williams, secretary; Altee E. Shidler, executive vice president; and Philip M. Dearborn, vice president.

Lee M. Cassidy, an advertising executive with DuPont, has been named executive director of the President's Commission on Personnel Interchange.

As executive director, Cassidy has responsibility for the overall management of the president's Executive Interchange Program. Designed to improve the communication and cooperation between the federal government and the private sector, the program arranges for the temporary transfer of executives between the two sectors.

Charles R. Kenney has been elected treasurer of Celeste Industries Corp. of Easton. Kenney has been in charge of the administrative and financial operations of the firm for the past two years.

Paul J. Stadtler has been elected president of Metropolis Federal Savings and Loan Association and Gary R. Kisner has been named vice president.

Stadtler began his career at the association as a teller in 1948 and was named controller in 1958. He later served as treasurer and was elected a director and vice president in 1972. He became executive vice president in 1976.

Kisner joined the association in 1965. He was named assistant treasurer in 1969 and assistant vice president in 1977.

Citizens Savings and Loan Association Inc. has announced the election of the following officers: Enos K. Fry, executive vice president; Wesley T. Small, John F. Hueter and John V. Romagna, senior vice presidents; Dorothy Stuart and Robert DiPietro, vice presidents; and Michael Melocik and Michael Derr, assistant vice presidents.

Fry has served the association since 1974 as vice president in charge of mortgage lending.

John L. Korns, vice president and general manager of Jack Stone Electrical Construction Inc. of Landover, has been elected president of the Washington Building Congress. The Congress represents all branches of the construction industry in the metropolitan area.

Karl F. Heinzman has joined Suburban Trust Co. as trust officer, having recently retired as vice president and trust officer at American Security Bank.

Louis E. McConnell, a 20-year veterean in the Department of Labor, has been named executive director of the Minimum Wage Study Commission.

A former deputy assistant manpower asministrator during the Johnson administration, McConnell has also worked as a labor economist, program analysis officer and assistant administrator of the Bureau of Employment Security.

Bradford Johnston has been named vice president for the eastern region of the American Management Association.

Prior to joining AMA, Johnstonwas an associate administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.