Viscount Etienne Davignon, retiring vice president for the European Economic Community, has been elected to the board of directors of Kissinger Associates Inc., the international consulting firm headed by former secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger. Davignon, who has been involved with the EEC and its relations with the United States for the last 20 years, also will play a role in the firm's consulting activities.

Janice F. Hill, formerly associate chief counsel for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, has joined the Cleveland-based law firm of Arter & Hadden as an attorney in its communications law practice in Washington. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center in 1977, Hill was formerly acting general counsel at National Public Radio and an attorney for Westinghouse Broadcasting and Cable Inc.

Arthur Anderson & Co. has named John Cherin the new partner in charge of its small business practice. Cherin joined the accounting firm in the Boston office and recently served as head of the firm's small business practice in southern Florida. The company also admitted Richard C. McCullough Jr. to the partnership, and appointed three new managers: Patricia B. O'Donnell, Robin E. Riedel and Carolyn T. Standing.

Junie L. Bradshaw, a member of the Virginia State Corporation Commission since 1972, will join the Richmond law firm of Mays, Valentine, Davenport & Morre as an attorney on Feb. 1. Bradshaw served 10 years as a representative of the city of Richmond and Henrico County in the Virginia General Assembly where he was majority whip.