The National Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers named Deborah K. Harnesberger director of government and legal affairs and Stephen R. Haracznak director of marketing and communications.


Citizens Bancorp of Laurel appointed Peter M. Black executive vice president for Citizens Bank of Washington.

JHM Mortgage Securities L.P. of McLean promoted William P. Callan Jr. to chief investment officer.

Madison National Bank of Washington named H.L. Ward senior vice president and commercial lending officer.


Jack Hannon was named vice president for corporate issues management at Communications Satellite Corp.


Dave Elmore and John Jorgenson were appointed vice president of development financing and vice president of new product development, respectively, at Choice Hotels International.

Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel and Loews Annapolis Hotels named Diana T. Kaiser director of public relations.

Dean Wilhelm was elected president of the Hotel Association of Washington.


Jack Frohbieter was named president and chief operating officer of Fairchild Space & Defense Corp.


International Technology Underwriters Inc. of Bethesda appointed Frederick H. Hauck president and chief operating officer.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland appointed Timothy Gianaris director of financial planning and analysis.


Susan Kraus was named assistant vice president for national media relations at United Telecommunications Inc. and US Sprint.

Timothy M. Gay was named director of planning for Powell Adams & Rinehart of Washington.

Lori Rivera was appointed director of client services at D&F Consulting of Washington.

The Jefferson Group of Washington named Anne B. Wrobleski senior vice president.

James R. De Santis was hired as a vice president at Earle Palmer Brown Public Relations/The Madison Public Affairs Group of Washington.

Alexander & Alexander Consulting Group of Washington hired William A. Jaffe as principal and compensation practice leader.

Burson-Marsteller of Washington hired James A. O'Hara III as vice president of media relations.

J. Timothy Boddie Jr. was named director of special programs for Stephens Engineering Co. of Greenbelt.

Elizabeth Breitsameter was named vice president of client services for Direct Marketing Solutions of Rockville.

DelWilber & Associates of McLean named Rod Sherman president of DWA Properties and Mary Baldwin production director of DWA Management.

Kaufman Public Relations of Washington hired John Weber as vice president.


Trude See was named vice president and general manager of Neiman Marcus in the Galleria at Tysons II.

Innovative Business Interiors Inc. of Silver Spring appointed Charles H. Atwell president and Robert G. Bruce vice president.

Alan E. Behrend and Conrad A. Bruns retired as chairman and president, respectively, of Lucas Bros. Inc. of Baltimore.

Lucas Bros. named David Kessler president and chief executive officer, Neil Dvores executive vice president, Ray Kostkowski vice president of operations and Donald Moody controller.