ASSOCIATIONS

The International Credit Association of Greater Washington, a Langley Park-based group, elected Evelyn Hite president.

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. of Washington named Larry L. Thomas president, effective May 1.

Fawn Evenson has been named president of Footwear Industries of America, a national trade association based in Washington.

The American Automobile Association's Potomac Region in Falls Church has named Robert C. Seroka Jr. staff director of administration, Paul Murray staff director of member services, Peter Clark director of travel operations, and Linda Meigs manager of business travel.

John F. Beary III has been appointed senior vice president for science and technology for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Washington.

Diane Godding was elected president of the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Society for Personnel Administration, a Falls Church-based association.

The American Gas Association of Arlington has named Robert E. Berry and Elaine Ziemba legislative representatives and Chris McGill manager of gas supply programs.

Robert A. Vitro has been named director of global business development for the Information Industry Association of Washington.

The Welding Equipment Manufacturers Association, an Arlington-based association, has named Jerry Ford and Robert Geissbuhler to its board.

William R. Stamler was elected chairman of the board of governors for the manufacturers' division of the American Mining Congress of Washington.

Capitol Hill Business Association Inc. of Washington named Andrea L. Johnson executive director.

The Consumer Bankers Association of Arlington named Diane Helyne Zyats communications specialist and Daniel S. Buser Jr. vice president of development.

Patricia G. Kallsen has been appointed senior vice president of the American Association of Homes for the Aging of Washington.

BANKING, FINANCIAL SERVICES

The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. of Reston has named Douglas E. Whitely senior vice president of risk management and Michael F. Coffey executive vice president of marketing and sales.

Raymond E. Lyon was elected vice president of commercial lending at Arlington Bank's new branch office in Tysons Corner.

United Bank and Trust Company of Maryland in Upper Marlboro has appointed Jeffrey F. Shannon and John E. Osborn assistant vice presidents and Robin T. Sargent loan officer.

The Federal National Mortgage Association of Washington elected Mary K. Bush vice president for international finance.

A. Richard Rosavage has been named vice president and director of corporate finance for Ferris & Co. Inc., a Washington-based investment banking firm.

First American Bank of Virginia in McLean has promoted Henry Finch to senior vice president and Andrew Rusevlyan and Greg Patterson to vice presidents.

Sovran Bank of Maryland in Bethesda has promoted James F. Van Prooyen to commercial executive officer, Charles M. Baynard to retail executive officer, and Raymond M. Lent Jr. to regional executive for retail.

Cherie McKeage has been named vice president of Signet Mortgage Corp., a Baltimore-based company.

COMMUNICATIONS

Kimberly W. Karna has been appointed advertising sales manager for Computer Digest magazines, an Arlington-based firm.

U.S. Sprint of Reston has named Roger Greenwald vice president and general manager for the Atlantic division.

New Dominion Magazine of Arlington has appointed Ann C. McLean associate publisher.

COMPUTER, HIGH TECHNOLOGY

Barry A. Schaeffer has joined TYX Corp. of Reston as vice president for marketing and sales.

Vanguard Technologies International Inc. of Fairfax has promoted Donald E. Reed and Joseph F. Skovira to senior vice presidents.

E-Systems Melpar Division of Falls Church has appointed Albin A. Hastbacka to vice president of strategic development, and Larry R. Cecchini to vice president of intelligence systems.

Leslie Herman has joined Royal Ordnance USA of Alexandria as senior marketing manager for ammunition.

Apple Computer Inc. of Cupertino, Calif., has appointed C. Lloyd Mahaffey director of the Apple Federal Systems Group in Reston.

HEALTH

The Foundation for Hospice and Homecare of Washington named Jan Bchara executive assistant.

HOTEL, FOOD SERVICES

BMI, a Manassas hotel management company, named Karen Avery director of sales and marketing.

Bruce J. Dyke has been named director of sales and marketing for the Old Colony Inn of Alexandria.

Sheraton Washington Hotel has named Scott Jernstrom director of catering, Mary-Meade Murphy catering manager, and Brian Russell Howie sales account manager.

Quality Inn Gaithersburg has appointed William J. McKay director of marketing.

INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING

Reynolds Metals Co. of Richmond has named Douglas D. Jinks operations manager for precious metals and geology.

ONPROFIT

Nancy J. Light has been named media relations representative for the Sierra Club's Washington office.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

Lois H. Stovall has joined the College Park law firm of Goldstein and Baron as head of domestic relations.

Kenneth DeMatteo has been appointed manager of group sales and operations for Travel Resources of Rockville.

Frank W. Curtis has joined the Washington architecture and planning firm of Smith Blackburn Stauffer as project architect.

RCG/Hagler, Bailly Inc., a Washington consulting firm, has promoted Jean-Louis Poirier to senior vice president.

Martha Priddy Patterson has joined William M. Mercer-Meidinger-Hansen Inc. as legal counsel in its Washington office.

DDB Needham Washington, a McLean-based agency, has named Dean Bastian senior vice president and creative director and David Marinaccio vice president.

Ronald E. Stauffer has joined the Washington office of Chicago-based Sonnenschein Carlin Nath & Rosenthal as a partner.

The Martin Organization, a Philadelphia-based architectural and land planning firm, has named Melanie A. Moore regional marketing coordinator for its Washington office.

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.