The Washington/Baltimore Regional Association appointed Robert T. Grow executive director.

The Washington chapter of the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals elected Thomas W. Chadwick president and Dianne Skeltis Ward vice president.

The Public Risk Management Association in Alexandria appointed Martin A. Wall executive director.

The Master Builders Association in Springfield appointed John T. Menocal president.

The Washington Metropolitan Delivery Association in Washington elected Kevin J. Gilead president.

The National Tooling and Machining Association in Fort Washington appointed Matt Coffey president and chief operating officer.

The American Nurses Association, which is moving its offices to Washington from Kansas City, Mo., appointed William E. Small director of communications.


Furash & Co. in Washington appointed John R. Soderlund senior vice president and director.

Bank 2000 N.A. in McLean appointed Audra B. Shafer senior vice president and Katherine D. Sullivan vice president of commercial lending.

Perinford Financial Services Inc. in Annapolis appointed Thomas D. O'Brien senior vice president of banking services.

Sanwa Business Credit Corp. in Vienna appointed Saundra A. Burns second vice president.


The Jefferson Group in Washington appointed Royal S. Dellinger vice president.

Earle Palmer Brown Public Relations in Bethesda appointed Mitchell Kozikowski president.

Edelman Public Relations Worldwide appointed Allen Finch vice president of its Washington office.

MCI Communications Corp. appointed Roy N. Gamse senior vice president of consumer service and Timothy F. Price senior vice president of sales and marketing for the company's consumer markets division in Arlington.


Vitro Corp. in Silver Spring appointed Leon P. Polek director of advanced technology.

PRC Inc. in McLean appointed Jon Korin vice president of business development for the commercial systems group.

PSI International Inc. in Fairfax appointed Charles A. Hall president and Prakash Mehta vice president.

Metters Industries Inc. in McLean appointed A. Richard Bowman vice president for special projects and Robert V. Poveromo vice president of East Coast operations.


Barrueta & Associates in Washington promoted Richard Henneberg and Paul DeFilippes to assistant vice president and Melinda Martin and Donna Koski to associate vice president.

New Homes of '91 Video in Alexandria appointed Myra K. Barnard executive producer.


The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments elected D.C. Council Member James Nathanson (Ward 3) chairman and reelected as vice chairmen Prince George's County Council member Hilda Pemberton and Loudoun County Board Chairman Betty Tatum.

The Smithsonian Institution appointed Ron Walker publisher of Smithsonian and Air & Space-Smithsonian magazines.

HEALTH The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington appointed Michelle L. Simon assistant medical director.

HOTEL, FOOD SERVICES The Classic Collection in Washington appointed David W. Fye corporate chef.

Capital Management & Development in Washington appointed Bob McConnell deputy chairman.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Shugoll Research in Bethesda appointed Gail L. Jackman vice president.

WORDPRO Inc. in Rockville promoted Catherine C. McMahon to executive vice president, Ann Martin to vice president of technical services, Katherine A. Seymour to director of administration and Timothy J. Sweeney to manager of business development.

Ability Resources Inc. in Alexandria appointed Noel Ruppert president.

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