Harold J. Fischer has been named sales and market director and acting chief administrative officer of the Forte Group of Creative Companies.

Audrey Lutz has been promoted to vice president of Action Programs International, a firm which provides management and development assistance to countries in Africa and the Mideast.

Meral Iskir has been named an associate with CHK Architects/Planners in Silver Spring.

Lee A. Snowberger has joined the systems operations division of Physical Dynamics Inc.

Jose R. Maldenado has joined the San Juan, Puerto Rico, office of L. Miranda and Associates, a research and consulting firm based in Bethesda.

The engineering and land surveying firm of J.R. McCrone Jr. Inc. has elected its board of directors for this year. They are John T. Latham, Harry E. Sturdevant, William R. Watson, F.M. Latham III, Ernest L. Bell Jr., Thomas H. Voisinet, David E. Moul, Francis Abell, James M. Luff, Carlton Felty and Michael Whitehill.

Harvey M. Bernstein has been promoted to senior vice president of Applied Management Services, a consulting firm involved in defense, energy, environment, health and other areas.

William Pugh Jr. has joined International Energy Associates Ltd. as a principal consultant and head of the company's new financial management systems group. Pugh was formerly a managing partner with Owens & Co.

John N. Pannullo, former executive director of the National Utility Contractors Association, has joined Public Technology Inc. as a vice president.

Clifford M. Lindsey has been appointed a vice president of Dataquest Inc., a subsidiary of the A.C. Nielsen Co.

John C. Wolfe has joined the research, development and applied engineering firm of ENSCO Inc. as director of corporate planning. He was formerly a systems engineer and marketing representative with the federal systems division of IBM Corp.

Virginia S. Carson has joined Anderson, Hibey, Nauheim & Blair as counsel for communications and public utility law. She was previously a partner at McKenna, Wilkinson and Kittner.

Eugene C. Fohner, formerly a senior accountant with Public Technology Inc., has joined the staff of William S. Bergman Associates, an association management firm.