The American Occupational Therapy Association Inc. of Rockville named Brian K. Gibbs program manager for minority affairs.

Emmitt Carlton was named assistant counsel for the business regulation project of the National Association of Attorneys General.

The Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics appointed Laura Welch president and Edmund Kelly executive director.

Michael J. Bernard was elected president of the Tax Executives Institute Inc. of Washington. The association also elected Reginald W. Kowalchuk senior vice president, Robert H. Perlman secretary and Larry B. Peck treasurer.


John J. Goulding was named vice president at First Advantage Mortgage Corp. of Columbia.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. of Reston named Paul R. Allen vice president of performance management and Jo Ann Pierson vice president and liaison to the Resolution Trust Corp.


John Dimsdale was named bureau chief for the newly opened offices of Los Angeles-based Marketplace magazine.


Jeffrey B. Grimshaw was named vice president of advertising and promotion at Comsat Video Enterprises Inc. of Clarksburg.

Corporate Cost Management of Rockville hired Daniel F. Hoemke as chief operating officer.

Comnet Corp. of Greenbelt appointed Charles A. Crew executive vice president.

Larry W. Dyer was hired as chief operating officer of L.N.K. Corp., an advanced computer engineering firm in Riverdale.


James T. Marrinan was elected corporate secretary and treasurer of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.


The Washington Regional Transplant Consortium appointed Timothy R. Shaver as its medical director.


James River Corp. appointed John M. Nevin senior vice president of its new strategic services department.


The Computer Co. of Richmond, a third-party administrator of health benefits, promoted Harlan F. Seymour to president and chief executive and appointed Harold F. Wienberg executive vice president and Arthur R. MacKay senior vice president for business development.


Linda Robertson became a partner in the Washington law offices of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy.

John J. Gattuso was named department head of landscape architecture at Bengtson, DeBell, Elkin and Titus Ltd. of Centreville.

Intercontinental Consultants Corp. of Baltimore named Thomas C. Ferrara president and chief executive.

Michael J. Miller was named manager of aviation consulting at Ernst & Young of Washington.

Strategic Interaction of Falls Church appointed Jennell Evans vice president of marketing.

Barry Blau and Partners Inc. of Baltimore promoted Beverly Karras to vice president and production director, Karen Detert to vice president and management supervisor and T.J. Scott to vice president and associate creative director.

Linda L. Depkin was named controller of Daft-McCune-Walker Inc. of Towson, a land planning engineering and landscape architecture firm.


Charles A. Cusack was appointed president of Zeroid & Co., an office equipment dealer based in Alexandria.

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