ASSOCIATIONS

The Health Insurance Association of America in Washington appointed William Weller actuary, Carolyn Boyer assistant Washington counsel, Kylanne Green associate director of managed care, Martha Roberts assistant counsel and Henry William Menn III legislative associate.

Washington-based National Ocean Industries Association elected William P. DuBose IV vice president.

BANKS, FINANCIAL SERVICES

J.E. Robert Cos. in Alexandria appointed Robert E. Pickeral senior vice president and regional manager and Richard O. Haase vice president and senior review appraiser.

Dana G. Sippel joined Bethesda-based Burt Associates Inc. as an associate financial planner.

Arthur C. Smith III was promoted to executive vice president of Franklin National Bank in Washington.

COMMUNICATIONS

Sheila B. Plank was named executive vice president of Washington-based Susan Davis Events Group.

Eisner & Associates of Baltimore named Brian Decker media director and senior vice president.

COMPUTER, HIGH TECHNOLOGY

Karen R. Nichols was promoted to product marketing manager of Infodata Systems Inc. in Falls Church.

Statistica Inc. of Rockville appointed Charles F. Decker program director, Edwin P. Durall deputy program director for training, Richard P. Delaney deputy program manager for software, E. Scott Baudhuin technical director and Frederic L. Stephans manager of technical support.

Richard D. Anderson was appointed department head of the product assurance department in the Dahlgren, Va., branch of Silver Spring-based Vitro Corp.

Planning Research Corp. of McLean named Kay Duggan vice president of systems development for PRC Realty Systems.

CONSTRUCTION

Ginny Wood was appointed director of business development and Scott Stocker was placed in charge of the service division at Manassas Park-based Bob Porter Company Inc.

James S. Morris was appointed regional sales manager of Cushwa Brick Inc. in Williamsport, Md.

GOVERNMENT

Ira Michael Heyman was appointed a member of the Smithsonian Institution's board of regents.

HEALTH

Robert B. Evans was appointed administrator of Northern Virginia Doctors Hospital in Arlington.

Survival Technology Inc. of Bethesda appointed Russell A. Gall senior director of manufacturing at its St. Louis facility.

HOTEL, FOOD SERVICES

Benchmark Resorts and Conference Centers in Washington appointed Wim W.H. Pastoor general manager and Martin Dickey director of food and beverage for Landsdowne Conference Resort in Leesburg.

Linda Duffy Simpson was named director of sales at the McLean Hilton at Tysons Corner.

INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING

Scott C. Hennessy was appointed vice president for Hunt Valley, Md.-based Black & Decker's U.S. Accessories and Fastening Business.

INSURANCE

Washington Insurance Services Inc. of Rosslyn promoted George W. Murdock to executive vice president.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Lani Webber was appointed director of broker relations for Annapolis-based Lovell-Regency Homes.

Christine A. Masterson was appointed director of marketing for Chevy Chase-based First Washington Development Group Inc.

Adams Sandler Inc. of Rockville appointed Cheryl Bedard controller.

Washington-based Griffin & Co. appointed Damien R. Enderle account manager.

Estomin & Associates of Alexandria appointed Linda H. Pye project designer.

USTravel Systems Inc. in Washington appointed Todd Peterson vice president of national account sales.

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