Jay M. Groff has joined Renaissance Communications in Silver Spring as an art director. Paula Jane Rubin has joined the firm as an account representative.

Lila Asar has joined Erlich-Manes & Associates as an account executive.

George L. Hall has been elected to the board of the Public Service Satellite Consortium. Hall is director of the Virginia Department of Telecommunications.

Tom Wynne has been appointed sales director of MCI Telecommunications Corp.'s mid-Atlantic region. He was formerly sales director of the company's central region.

Gloria Motto has been appointed account administrator with The Adams Group Inc.

Barbara M. Levering has been named vice president of Robert N. Pyle and Associates, a Washington public relations firm.

Jeane Ridge Young has been named director of public affairs of the Wolf Trap Foundation.

Jim Searing has joined National Public Radio as director for business services.

Marty Wall has been named director of advertising and promotion of WRQX Radio.

Donna S. Siebrasse has joined the Sklar, Idelson public relations firm as office manager and events coordinator. Lisa M. Tate was named media relations director of the firm.

Jackie Fleisher-Wood has been named local sales manager for WMZQ Radio.

Merrill Rose has joined Porter, Novelli & Associates as a senior associate.

Wendy C. Weaver has been promoted to media buyer with Henry J. Kaufman & Associates.

Paul S. Forbes was named president-elect of the national capital chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. He is president of Paul S. Forbes and Associates Inc.

Louise Bransford has been appointed vice president of the Washington office of ConferTech International. He was formerly a vice president with the Public Service Satellite Consortium.

Michael T. Lyons has been appointed vice president of space segment engineering and operations with Satellite Business Systems (SBS).

Gwen Chase has been named administrative assistant to the president of the National Association of Broadcasters.

Caroline Lee has been appointed vice-president for administration with the Army-Times Publishing Co.

Alvaro Rizo-Castellon has joined Carl Byoir & Associates as vice president for inter-American affairs.

Karen Zill has joined WETA Television as an instructional television marketing representative.