The Institute of Transportation Engineers' Washington section named William E. Baumgaertner secretary treasurer.

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges in Washington named Dan Levin vice president of publications and Jacqueline Woods vice president of programs and public policy.

The National Council of Senior Citizens, a Washington-based association, has named Lawrence T. Smedley executive director.

The American Automobile Association's Potomac Region in Falls Church has named David S. Ernest director of district operations and sales, Alan F. Herzog district manager for Maryland, Judy Tucker district manager for the District of Columbia, and David D. Myers district manager for Virginia.


Riggs National Bank of Washington named Edward Franklin Mitchell, president of Potomac Electric Power Co., to its board.

Andrew Scammon has joined Rockville-based First Chesapeake Mortgage Inc. as a loan representative.

Sandy Springs National Bank of Maryland, an Olney-based bank, has promoted Steven B. Haynes to vice president and manager of operations, Robert F. Baronner to assistant vice president and commercial loan officer, Steven A. Fennington to assistant vice president and branch manager, Joseph W. Greenville to assistant vice president and branch manager, and Benny M. Clements Jr. to assistant vice president and mortgage loan officer. Thomas E. Spilman was named assistant controller, Carla S. Taylor assistant marketing officer, and Carol L. Mead assistant manager.

Ashley Headen has been promoted to vice president of commercial lending at Arlington Bank.


Roger Silvey has been named vice president of production for The Connection Newspaper Group and a related company, Dominion Newspapers Inc. of Alexandria.


Presearch Inc. of Fairfax has named Ronald J. McKenzie executive vice president and Maureen A. Laubacher vice president of the financial systems division in the information systems group.

RJO Enterprises Inc. of Lanham has appointed Stephen J. Lafayette manager of proposal development.

Cobro Corp., a Wheaton-based firm, has named James J. Durney president, Kathleen A. Gagliano vice president, and Donald P. Manahan technical director.

Versar Inc. of Springfield has appointed former Atlantic Research Corp. chairman Coleman Raphael to its board.

General Physics Corp. of Columbia has elected William E. Kuhlmann chief executive officer.


The Virginia Department of Economic Development, based in Richmond, has named Irby L. Jones and Richard G. Rasmussen Jr. industry services representatives and Donald C. Booth and Elmore Wilson Davis Jr. marketing managers.


Nova Pharmaceuticals Corp. of Baltimore has elected Hans Mueller chief executive officer.

The Foundation for Hospice and Homecare, a Washington-based group, named Dennis F. Shaw director of development.


Donna Hosfield has been promoted to sales manager of the new Quality Inn Landmark in Alexandria and Donald Percy was named food and beverage manager of Liberty's Cafe, located in the Quality Inn Landmark.


VVKR Inc. of Alexandria named Deborah K. Banks, Ken W. Corey, Alain C.F. deVergie, Prabhu Gianchandani and Joseph D. Myers senior associates.

William H. Gordon Associates Inc., a civil engineering, land planning and surveying firm based in Reston, has appointed Stephen W. Reynolds director of production management.

Fitzgerald Design Group Ltd. of Washington has named Sharon Griessman marketing director.

The Washington law firm of Elias, Matz, Tiernan & Herrick has named Gerald F. Heupel Jr. and Jeffrey A. Koeppel members and Eugene Bleier, Edward S. Marin and Jeffrey D. Haas associates.

Eaton Design Group of McLean has appointed Clifford A. Hoelzer assistant director of technical services.

Dewberry & Davis, an architectural and engineering firm based in Fairfax, has named A.D. Lewis director of the department of defense operations.

Benjamin F. Banta IV has been named vice president of corporate marketing and events for ProServ Inc., an international sports management and marketing company based in Washington.

F. Michael Hugo has been named vice president of program development at Nancy Low & Associates Inc., a Chevy Chase-based marketing and communications company.

Josephine S. Cooper has been named senior vice president and director of environmental policy consulting for Hill and Knowlton Public Affairs Worldwide in Washington.

Katherine Gibbs School of Tysons Corner has appointed Helena S. Syska coordinator of Gibbs training service for the Tysons Corner facility.

Tiber-Potomac Inc., an Alexandria public relations and government affairs firm, has named D. Michael Ballard vice president and general manager.

Ronald J. Fudge has joined the Bethesda-based accounting firm of Reznick Fedder & Silverman.

Figgie International Inc. of Richmond has appointed William J. Pantele corporate attorney.

Thomas Bombelles has joined the International Business-Government Counsellors Inc. of Washington as a government relations counselor.

Thomas J. Bowley joined the Bethesda accounting office of Stoy, Malone & Co. as audit manager.

Constellation Holdings Inc., a Baltimore-based diversified business group, has elected Henry A. Jurand vice president and chief financial officer. Steven D. Kesler has been elected president of Constellation Investments Inc.


Tessa Dunning has been named a broker with the Washington real estate consulting and brokerage firm Lacy Ltd.

Sequoia Building Corp. of Fairfax has promoted Sally B. Robertson to director of finance.

The Reston-based Mobil Land Development (Virginia) Corp. has named Richard S. Rayzor accounting manager, Steven P. Houser manager of commercial land sales and Jeffrey A. Hastie associate business planner.

Spaulding & Slye's Washington regional office has promoted Jeffrey M. Griffin and Robert B. Rowe to assistant vice president and Michael S. Renner to senior property manager.

Thomas Bunchman has joined Larry Hogan & Associates Inc., a Landover commercial real estate firm, as an associate.

Newmarket McKnew Builders Mortgage Services of Fairfax has named Cheryl Insko senior vice president.

Gary W. Michael has been named president of Kenneth H. Michael Cos. Inc. of Riverdale.


Howard Diener, a former senior vice president of purchasing for Rite Aid drug stores, has been named executive vice president of marketing for Peoples Drug Stores Inc.


Patrick J. Maher has been elected president of Washington Gas Light Co.

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.