The National Association of Federal Credit Unions named Charles L. King associate director of legislative affairs and Yvonne Gilmore associate director of regulatory affairs.

Gary M. Sudhalter has been appointed public relations chairman for the Health Facilities Association of Maryland.

The Washington Metropolitan Courier Association elected Vassil Yanco president; Matthew Reingold vice president; Roger MacArthur treasurer, and Bob Gagel secretary.

Thomas D. Simpson has been named a vice president of the Railway Progress Institute.

The International Franchise Association named Stanley L. Williams director of education; Terrian C. Barnes assistant director of education, and Denise A. Biron director of expositions.

Steven A. Grigg has been elected president of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association.

The Airport Consultants Council named Paul P. Bollinger Jr. executive director.

Susan Spangler has been promoted to director of risk management for the National Association of Manufacturers.

Connie J. Patterson has been named president of the Property Management Association.


Frederick County National Bank named Ramona C. Remsberg president.

DeRand Investment Corp. of America, an Arlington-based firm, appointed Thomas Frank, Glenn Holtje and Douglas Peet vice presidents and William Archibald, William Fahey, Robert McCabe, Jack Meyer and Randall Moyer associate vice presidents.


Pamela Thompson joined The Political Report as a reporter and Election Politics as an editorial assistant.

US Sprint has appointed Raymond J. O'Brien president of its Eastern business market group in Reston.

Gary D. Krach has been named director of international affairs and government relations for GTE in Washington.

Nat Kornfeld and Jim Doyle have been appointed vice presidents of the Army Times division of the Times Journal Co.

Michael E. Dunbar has been named director of communications and editor of the Associated Builders and Contractors monthly magazine, Builder & Contractor.

Institutional Communications Co. of McLean has promoted Jose L. Santiago to vice president of marketing and Phil B. Bartlett to the newly created position of vice president and chief operating officer.


Contel Federal Systems of Fairfax named John F. Passafiume associate director for programs and operations of the Contel Technology Center.

Planning Research Corp. of McLean named Robert Hummer vice president of administrative operations.

Karen Sani Ali has been appointed assistant general counsel of Technology Applications Inc. of Alexandria.


Manor Healthcare Corp. of Silver Spring named Linda M. Miller director of marketing its new rehabilitation division.


Great American Restaurants Inc. of Falls Church named Mark Walsh corporate general manager of operation and development.


USLICO Corp. of Fairfax, a diversified insurance and financial service holding company, elected Milton D. Bradford a director of Provident Life Insurance Co.

The Acacia Group, a Washington-based financial service organization, appointed Charles E. Roberts Jr. second vice president of insurance operations, and Betty Matney assistant vice president of insurance operations.


The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington named Patricia L. Diener director of communications.


The Center for Space and Advanced Technology of Arlington named Pitt G. Thome director of earth science and application.

ORS Associates, a McLean office relocation and management consulting firm, appointed Janet A. Nutter an assistant to the vice president of business development.

Smith & Haroff Inc., a Washington-based public affairs and campaign consulting firm, named Daniel Kalinger vice president for communications.

Mitchell & Associates, an advertising and public relations firm with offices in Bethesda and Baltimore, named Julie Gros vice president and general manager of the firm's Bethesda office.

The Saudners Co., a district public relations and marketing agency, promoted Paul Sturiale to vice president of client services.

Keller, Zanger, Bissell & Co., a Rockville-based accounting firm, named Karen A. Barnhouse a partner.

Richard F. Lynam has been appointed art director of Martin Communications Inc., an Alexandria advertising and public relations firm.

Cohen-Karydas & Associates, a Washington architectural firm, named Tonia Elizabeth Burnette an associate.

William Ichord has joined Burston-Marsteller of Washington as vice president and associate counsel for government relations.

The Patriot Center in Fairfax named Barry Geisler general manager.

Katie Brown has been named manager of recruitment for the Washington office of Key Accounting Temporaries.

Lewis/Wisnewski & Associates Ltd., an Alexandria-based architectural and interior design firm, promoted J. Patrick Halpin to vice president of architectural production and Jerre D. Bradshaw to vice president of interior design.


Sumner Realty Co. of Washington named Martin L. McFarland vice president of land acquisitions.

Winchester Home Inc. appointed John Zwirecki vice president and manager of the capital division office in Fairfax.

Richmarr Construction Corp. of Fairfax appointed Neil Maat vice president of operations of its equipment division and Winfred Henry truck and equipment manager of its equipment division.

Send information about appointments, promotions and other personnel moves to Pamela Babcock, researcher, Business News Department, The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20071. All material must be submitted in writing by the Monday preceding publication.