Douglas M. Bibby has been named a vice president of the executive recruiting firm Russell Reynolds Associates Inc. He was formerly a senior vice president of J. Walter Thompson Co. in Washington. He helped set up the company's Brouillard Communications Division, which specializes in corporate advertising and government relations. Bibby joined J. Walter Thompson in 1970 as an account executive.

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

Paul D. Oyer has been elected president and executive director of the Office Automation Society International. Jackie Potts was elected executive president; Paul T. Bohnslav, secretary, and John G. Moore, treasurer.

Arthur Shapiro and John Gilfeather have been promoted to executive vice presidents of Yankelovich, Skelly & White, a social research and marketing firm. Patrick M. Grande was named senior vice president of the firm.

Robert M. McClimans has been named treasurer of National Resources Inc., a Rockville company specializing in travel and educational services and personnel recruitment. McClimans was previously associated with the accounting firm of Gowin & McClimans.

J. Christopher Brown has been appointed executive vice president of Dialcom. Brown was previously vice president of marketing.

Charles J. Becker has been elected president of the Association of Practicing Certified Accountants. Melvyn L. Lieberman was elected vice president; Cecily D. Slater, secretary, and Allen M. Hillman, treasurer.

Edward A. Sprague has been named executive director of the Tax Executives Institute. He was formerly director of tax policy for the Tax Foundation Inc. In addition, Timothy J. McCormally was named tax counsel for Tax Executives Institute. He was most recently with the Washington law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan.

Thomas C. Williams has become general manager of U.S. Recording Co. He was previously sales manager of Recording Consultants Inc. of Silver Spring.

Harold Dennis Dunn has been named operations manager for the Washington office of Hallock & Betz court reporters.