The National Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers in Alexandria appointed John H. Morrill director of legislative affairs.

The Professional Services Council in Washington elected Harvey D. Kushner chairman of its board of directors.

The District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce elected Robert P. Titus president, John Dixon president-elect, Denise H. Lloyd first vice president, Linda Bollinger second vice president, Patricia Burnside secretary, Ernest Skinner treasurer and Marion O. Green Jr. financial secretary.

The Mortgage Bankers Association of America promoted Cheryl Patton Malloy to senior staff vice president for policy coordination and membership.


Riggs National Bank of Maryland promoted Michael P. Fitzgerald to executive vice president and named him to the bank's board of directors.

City National Bank in Washington promoted Thomas F. Kyhos to president and chief executive.

The Inter-American Development Bank in Washington appointed Richard J. Herring administrative manager.


French & Associates in Washington appointed Paige Darden director of client relations.

Conkling Fiskum & Associates in Washington appointed Ralph D. Nurnberger vice president of federal affairs.

Kershner & Co. appointed Rich Gilroy vice president/creative director.


Georgetown University appointed Christopher J. Shinkman director of MBA career services.


The Smithsonian Institution appointed Steven Newsome director of the Anacostia Museum.

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