Bonnie Adams has been named director of advertising for Howard Weeks Associates Inc., a company specializing in career development and professional recruitment for the data-processing industry.

John W. Murray has been admitted to the partnership of the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. He becomes a partner in the management information consulting division and will continue to practice in the Baltimore office.

William A. King has been promoted to senior vice president of Wapora Inc., a Chevy Chase-based environmental and energy contract research firm. Named to the company's board of directors was James Fitzpatrick.

Terry W. Hamann has been admitted to partnership, and Frederick L. McCoy has been named a principal in the Washington office of the public accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney.

Robert M. White, president of the University Corp. for Atmospheric Administration, has been elected to the board of Resources for the Future, a Washington research organization.

Mary Allis Smith and Karen Lubieniecki have joined the public relations firm of Hager, Sharp and Abramson Inc. as staff associates. Smith is the former director of development for the Japan Society in New York. Lubieniecki brings seven years of public relations experience to the staff and most recently worked for Ives and Associates.