Courtland D. Perkins, president of the National Academy of Engineering, has been elected vice chairman of the Mitre Corp. board of trustees. Retired Gen. Brent Scowcroft was elected a member of the board.

Stephen Rubin and Barry L. Malter have become partners in the Washington office of the law firm Holland & Knight. Rubin was previously in the antitrust division of the Justice Department and a professor of law at the University of Florida. Malter has been a deputy associate general counsel at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Frank M. Alston has become a partner in Price Waterhouse. He will remain in the accounting firm's Bethesda office, where he serves as a member of the government and long-term contractors industry services group.

Maureen McAvey has become a manager in the economic development and venture services unit of Coopers & Lybrand's Washington office. She was previously a partner in the real estate consulting firm Brooks, McAvey & Associates Inc. in St. Paul, Minn.

John F. Gillespie has been named director of marketing and advertising for Whittaker International Services Co., a division of the life sciences division of Whittaker Corp. Gillespie has been with the company since 1980.

Thomas W. Appich Jr. was recently elected president of Techtran Corp., a scientific and technical language translation company in Glen Burnie. Appich has been executive vice president of the firm.

Joan Cutlip has become national sales manager of meetings and conventions for the Hawaii Visitors Bureau office here, which recently reopened after being closed for two years.

Paul E. Sussman has become director of Educational Systems Consultants in Falls Church.

Rick J. Martin has been named president and chief executive officer of Parallel Computer Systems Inc. He was previously vice president of marketing for the firm.

Sylvia Cash was recently elected first vice president of Professional Secretaries International. Cash is with the law firm of Latham, Watkins & Hills.

Brian D. Canes has been appointed systems coordinator for the eastern region of William M. Mercer Inc., an employe benefit and compensation consulting firm. Canes was most recently financial controller for William M. Mercer Ltd. in Toronto.

Computer Sciences Corp. has appointed David J. Maxwell group vice president for program management, succeeding Leonard Jaffe, who has been named president of the systems division. Donald J. Bowen and David C. Karlgaard have been appointed vice presidents of the systems division.

Edward C. Driese has been elected president, chief executive officer and treasurer of Scope Inc., an electronics firm based in Reston. He was formerly president of the subsidiary Scope Electronics.

Paula Dickinson has been appointed vice president of operations of General Communications Inc.

Edwin H. Enzor Jr. has been named president of Enzor Travel Services Inc. of Arlington. He has been a professor and administrator at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Tex. for the past 17 years. Edwin H. Enzor Sr. has become chairman of the board.

Waller T. Dudley, an attorney with the Fairfax law firm of Boothe, Prichard & Dudley, has been installed as president of the Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Bernard Lyon Frishman was recently installed as president of the Potomac Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Morton W. Noble was named president-elect.

Suzanne Mintz has been promoted to senior associate of Greenwell Goetz Architects. John Thompson has become an associate of the firm.

Catherine Reiss Sloan has become an associate with the telecommunications consulting firm of Shooshan & Jackson Inc.