Pat Ford-Roegner was named health care division issues director of the Service Employees International Union of Washington.

The American Institute of Architects appointed Raj Barr-Kumar regional director of the Middle Atlantic region.

The Alexandria Building Industry elected Paul Abramson president.

Lee O. Fuller was named senior vice president and Kenneth G. Meuser Jr. vice president of Washington-based Charles E. Walker Associates Inc.

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

The Family Firm Institute of Johnstown, N.Y., named Stephen Swartz president.

BANKS, FINANCIAL SERVICES Don F. Gentile was named vice president of the retail division of First Manufactured Housing Credit Corp.

The George Mason Bank of Fairfax named Marshall H. Groom chairman and chief executive.

Sovran Financial Corp. of Northern Virginia promoted Ann L. Alford to assistant vice president of corporate communications technology.

COMMUNICATIONS Bedminister, N.J.-based Bell Atlantic Mobile Systems, a subsidiary of Bell Atlantic Corp., named Lawrence T. Babbio Jr. president and chief executive officer.

Nancy Woodhull was elected to the Gannett Foundation board of trustees in Arlington.


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

EDUCATION The University of Maryland System board of regents appointed Erroll L. Reese president of the University of Maryland at Baltimore.

HOTEL, FOOD SERVICES Paris Caterers & Rentals of Rockville named Nestor M. Benavides and Jennifer Lane vice presidents of sales.

INSURANCE Steven P. Mahoney was appointed senior manager of employee benefits marketing at Bethesda-based Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.

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

NONPROFIT The Easter Seal Society for Disabled Children & Adults appointed William F. Montfort III president. Kenneth Wells Parkinson was appointed chairman of the National Easter Seal Society's board.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ProServ Publishing Corp., an Arlington-based sports marketing and management company, named Bill Allard vice president of international operations.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.