ASSOCIATIONS The British-American Business Association elected Terence Roche Murphy chairman, Barry J. New president, Michael J. Slevin vice president, Charles A. Weber secretary and Christopher G. Nicholson treasurer.

The District of Columbia Dental Society elected Joseph W. Bernier president, Charles D. Dietrich president-elect and Paul D. Cohen vice president.

Michael J. Jackson was named executive director of the Rockville-based Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.

The National Food Processors Association named Juanita D. Duggan senior vice president for government affairs.

BANKING, FINANCIAL SERVICES Peter D. Brennan was appointed chairman of Independent Banks of Virginia.

COMPUTER, HIGH TECHNOLOGY Communications & Systems Specialists Inc. of Columbia hired Kiran Patel and Aileen Tousignant as senior members of the technical staff.

Thomas M. Hughes was promoted to associate director of fiscal affairs at Mitre Corp.'s McLean office.

Silas J. Manuel was named vice president of IntelliSys, a new division of Computer Maintenance and Consultants Inc. of Springfield.

Computer Resource Management Inc. of Herndon appointed Pete Johnson director of program development at its defense and space systems group.

Matthew R. Willard was named vice president for business development, CD radio, at Marcor Corp. of Washington.

Ideas Inc. of Columbia appointed Pamela A. Little president and chief executive.

HEALTH Craig N. Piso became regional clinical director at Green Spring Mental Health Services of Woodlawn.

Columbia-FreeState Health System named James E. Jordan president of health care delivery, Michael H. Kelemen vice president and medical director and Priscilla Carlson vice president of medical administration.

HOTEL, FOOD SERVICES William T. Comstock was named director of sales and marketing at the Dupont Plaza Hotel of Washington.

INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING Bath Iron Works Corp. promoted Kaylene H. Green to vice president of operations in its Washington office.

Gary L. Senese was named vice president of management information systems at Rubbermaid Commercial Products Inc. of Winchester.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Thomas J. Mercer became a principal in the commercial telecommunications practice at Booz, Allen & Hamilton.

Phyllis Kaminsky was named senior international adviser at Ruder Finn Inc. of Washington.

Terrence M. Finn was named a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway & Goldman.

Edward F. Schiff became a principal at the Rockville law firm Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker.

Henry J. Kaufman & Associates of Washington elected Michael G. Carberry chairman and chief executive.

Edward H. Latchford was named chairman and chief executive of Energy Resources and Logistics Inc. of Baltimore.

The Washington office of Morgan & Banks Inc. appointed Stuart TenHoor to head its lawyer-placement division and Marla Collier to work as senior consultant.

Verdix Corp. of Chantilly promoted Gaurang Shah to general manager for secure products.

Wanda R. Austin was named director of marketing for the District of Columbia Downtown Partnership.

ICF Resources Inc. of Fairfax hired Edmund V. Ludwig Jr. as a vice president in its New York office.Send information about appointments, promotions and other personnel moves to Newsmakers, 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.