G. Revel Michael Jr. was elected president and Paul H. Barkley vice president and president-elect of the Virginia Society of the Institute of Architects. Michael is president of Michael & Michael Inc. in Alexandria. Barkley is president of Barkley, Pierce & O'Malley in Falls Church.

Edwin Gilmour Johnson has been named senior financial officer with Shell New Zealand Holding Co. Ltd. in New Zealand. He was formerly controller with QED Systems Inc. of Virginia Beach.

Robert Sargent has joined the structural engineering firm of Mesen Associates. He was formerly with the Schnabel Foundation Co.

Charles S. Morgenthaler has joined the consulting engineering firm of Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson as vice president in charge of the transportation division.

James Kessler, K. Shahid Rab and George Eisenberger have been promoted to associate architects with the Washington office of Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.

Theda Vaughn, James Biles and Graham Cain have been named associates with Quest Systems Inc.

Marc E. Miller has established a law office in Washington. He was formerly with Mudge Rose Guthrie & Alexander and an administrative assistant on Capitol Hill.

William H. Moore has been appointed vice president of Search Consultants Inc. He was formerly director of professional placement with The Bendix Corp.