Frederick-based Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association promoted Patricia E. Weil to senior vice president of the communications division.

David N. Matheson was appointed director of public relations of the American Resort and Residential Development Association in Washington.

The Rubber Manufacturers Association of Washington elected George A. White vice president.

The National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards, based in Herndon, named Thomas R. McLane director of program development.

The National Solid Wastes Management Association of Washington named Sharon B. Nazari promotions manager.

William J. Barton was named vice president of the Bethesda-based Society of American Foresters.

The National League of Cities in Washington appointed Christine S. Becker deputy executive director.

The National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons elected Donald S. Stepita, M.D., president.

Patricia A. Teets was appointed director of public relations for Fort Washington-based National Tooling & Machining Association.

The Washington-based Chlorine Institute named Mark C. Gallant government relations director.

The American Association of Airport Executives promoted J. Spencer Dickerson to deputy executive vice president, Linda H. Daschle to senior vice president, and appointed Todd Hauptlivice president of federal affairs.

The Washington-based American Society of Association Executives named Robert S. Boege director of government affairs and George E. Moffat manager of advertising sales for the Northeast.

Alexandria-based Myint & Buntua's Ellen Myint was elected president of the National Association of Professional Asian American Women.


Trewitt D. Harding was named vice president and branch manager of the Alexandria office of Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc.

Bankstar N.A. of Reston appointed Van T. Rametta vice president in charge of business development and commercial lending.

Hunter R. Hollar was elected president and chief operating officer of Sandy Spring National Bank of Maryland.

Patricia S. Harrison of E. Bruce Harrison Co. of Washington was appointed to the President's Export Council.

Dominion Bankshares Corp. of Roanoke named J. Richard Carling head of corporate banking, James W. Harkness in charge of investment services and John F. Karaszewski director of mortgage banking.

M.R. Beal & Co. of New York appointed Sherman G. Boone its Washington representative.

Sovran Bank of Maryland promoted Thomas E. Cislo and Margaret V. Flynn to first vice presidents.

Kenneth Leventhal & Co. of Washington appointed William R. Rushing a senior tax planner.

Citibank of Washington promoted Martha Houck to vice president of operations, Barbara Albrittain to vice president of operational accounting, and Laura Humphries to assistant vice president of retail banking.

Washington-based JBG Cos. appointed Richard A. O'Malley portfolio manager for its Northern Virginia office and Shannon Reber leasing coordinator.


Brian Decker was appointed media director and senior vice president of Baltimore-based Eisner & Associates Inc.

Lawrence T. Babbio Jr. was appointed president and chief executive officer of Bell Atlantic Mobile Systems.

Washington-based MCI Communications Corp. appointed Edward G. Freitag vice president and assistant general counsel.

Clyde A. Heintzelman was named general manager of sales for Bell Atlantic Directory Services.


US LAN Systems Corp. of Vienna named August Zinsser III chief executive.

Vienna-based Routing Technology Software Inc. appointed Claudia McIlwain vice president of corporate communications.

MICROS Systems Inc. of Beltsville elected Bernard Jammet vice president of Europe, Africa, and Middle East operations, and Judith Wilbert corporate secretary.

General Electric Aerospace appointed Cathy A. Diskin manager of management systems in military and data systems operations in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

Robert W. Holleyman II was appointed managing director of Business Software Alliance in Washington.

Vitro Corp. of Silver Spring promoted Linda H. Eckert to head of the concept development department, Judy R. Gaardsmoe to head of the Aegis department, and Frederick V. Menkello to principal engineer, advanced technology.

TRESP Associates Inc. of Alexandria named Harvey D. Williams executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Communal Computing Inc. of Rockville appointed Glenn S. Easton president and chief executive officer.

Tech-Knowledgies Inc. of Alexandria appointed Joseph Wright chief executive and Joseph Andahazy president of SmarTapes and Audio Books-to-Go.

Linda Janus-Napier was appointed director of public relations of Gaithersburg-based Widescope Photography.


Loiederman Associates Inc. of Rockville named James A. Soltesz an associate and assistant to the president.


Deborah L. Holloway was named vice president of medical affairs of HealthCare Corp. of America in Baltimore.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland named Barbara S. Florian vice president of marketing and Lawrence E. Dukes vice president of operations for Health Line Inc.

Jane E. Raymond was named vice president and assistant administrator at HCA Reston Hospital Center.


Ramada Hotel Tysons Corner named Frank Kohler director of catering.

Donna Rae Kogon was appointed director of sales and marketing for Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington.

The Watergate Hotel in Washington appointed Ibrahim Fahmy managing director, Manfred Simons deputy general manager, and Rajesh Batra assistant director of sales.

Jane Judd was appointed public relations director for the Sheraton City Centre Hotel & Towers in Washington.

The Hyatt Regency Bethesda appointed Jeffrey Walker director of sales.

The Ramada Renaissance Hotel at Dulles International Airport appointed Stephen Peters director of sales and marketing.

The Carlton Hotel in Washington named Wilhelm Jonach executive chef.


Joseph Galli was appointed vice president of marketing of Black & Decker's U.S. Power Tools Group based in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Norfolk Southern Corp. promoted Joseph R. Neikirk to vice chairman, Robert E.L. deButts to executive vice president of corporate development and real estate, David R. Goode to executive vice president of administration, and Henry C. Wolf to vice president of taxation.

NUS Corp. of Gaithersburg appointed Thomas J. O'Brien director of government and international programs for the field operations and training division.


Anne Niskanen was hired as project director for the Montgomery County project Christmas in April.

The National Council of Nonprofit Associations appointed Betsy Johnson co-chair of its board of directors.

The Make-a-Wish Foundation of Greater Washington elected Larry E. Walker its president.


Washington-based Insight Magazine named Peter Hause Washington advertising manager.


Cheryl Bedard was appointed controller at Adams Sandler Inc. in Rockville.

Don Richards Associates of Washington appointed Beth Monroe a director of sales.

Heidrick and Struggles of Washington named Michael T. Christy a partner.

DDB Needham Washington of McLean appointed Fred Burgos art director.

Robin Johnson was named senior producer of the Kamber Group of Washington.

Washington-based Hill and Knowlton named John J. Seng vice president of its D.C. Health Care Group.

Arthur C. Hamm was named vice president of Drake Beam Morin Inc. of Washington.

Washington-based Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle named Kenneth H. Silverberg a partner.

Reston-based Jack Lawlor Realty Co. named Rudy Laine the sales manager for the Manassas office.

Judith M. Burd was appointed director of marketing at Legum and Norman Inc.

William J. Curtin was elected to the Georgetown University Board of Directors.

Ein-Peschong Communications of Washington promoted David L. Greenspan to senior account executive and director of the international division.

New York-based Julien J. Studley Inc. promoted Todd M. Foreman, David A. Gittleson, Sandy Michaels, and Lawrence H. Weinstein to assistant directors in its Bethesda office.

Robert A. Simpson was appointed vice president and chief operating officer of Annapolis-based Forensic Technologies International.


Hess Shoes of Baltimore named Michael Azzolini and George Bernstein vice presidents.

Robert McFadden was named executive vice president-corporate operations of Hunt Valley, Maryland-based McCormick & Co.

The National Association of Convenience Stores of Alexandria promoted Debra C. Tucker to vice president, meetings and expositions.

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