COMPANIES

The Rubenstein Brokerage Group appointed Joel A. Cannon chairman of its new office in Tysons Corner.

BSMG Worldwide appointed Steve Duchesne managing director of the firm's Washington office.

The WMF Group of Vienna named Elizabeth Whitbred-Snyder executive vice president and chief financial officer, and appointed Robert Galey senior vice president and chief information officer.

CarrAmerica Realty Corp. in Washington made the following appointments: Karen B. Dorigan, managing director of capital markets and investments; Paul R. Adkins, managing director of private capital; and James S. Williams, managing director of development and president of Carr America Development Inc.

Hayman Systems of Laurel named Karen Suter director of technical services.

Eric J. Henry joined Tishman Construction Corp. in Washington as project manager for the mid-Atlantic region.

The Bureau of National Affairs Inc. of Washington elected Dean M. Zadak to its board of directors.

Kim Jackson was appointed assistant controller of Vance International Inc. in Oakton.

E.spire Communications Inc. of Annapolis Junction named Norman W. Refford vice president of data network engineering.

Bremmer & Goris Communications Inc. of Alexandria named Ann M.B. McIntyre studio operations/production manager and Steven E. Purcell account executive.

Versar Inc. of Springfield named Eliana Makhlouf vice president and regional manager.

Land Rover North America Inc. of Lanham named Howard I. Mosher president and chief executive.

DCS Corp. of Alexandria appointed David Russell vice president in the technical services group, weapons and avionics flight test, systems development and integration division.

Ellen Bogardus joined HDR Engineering Inc. of Alexandria as a practice leader and vice president.

Supported Employment Enterprise Corp. of Gaithersburg named Bobby Andrews director of finance and Jackie Gooding director of human resources.

Buck & Associates Inc. of Arlington named Timothy A. Reese senior associate.

David C. Miles was appointed to the board of directors at Fairfax Opportunities Unlimited Inc. in Alexandria.

ASSOCIATIONS/NONPROFITS

The Association of Imaging Technology and Sound in Vienna named Tracy K. Murley membership services coordinator.

MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, in Baltimore named Albert L. Blumberg president-elect.

The American Gas Association in Washington named George Mosinskis managing director for operations safety.

The McAuley Institute in Silver Spring named Susan Rees director of policy and research and Richelle Friedman program and policy analyst.

The Health Industry Distributors Association in Alexandria named Matthew J. Rowan chief operating officer.

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents in Washington named Gary W. Eberhart executive vice president.

The Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers in the District elected the following officers: Alan Kline, president; David Krear, vice president; Traci Lucien, secretary; Christopher Cleghorn, treasurer; and Mark Silbergeld, president emeritus.

The American Frozen Foods Institute in McLean named Nicholas Kelly director of membership.

The District-based Recording Industry Association of America named Susan Lewis senior vice president for communications.

The American Bus Association in Washington named Robert D. Landis vice president of government affairs, and appointed William F. Mahorney director of safety and regulatory programs.

EDUCATION

Alan Kutz was named vice president of the Economic and Community Development Institute at the Charles County Community College in La Plata.

The Fairfax County Federation of Teachers in Springfield named Joseph Thomas Sella director of communications and organizing.

FINANCIAL

Jimmie Jones II was appointed banking officer at First Virginia Bank in Falls Church.

NationsBank of Washington named the following assistant vice presidents: Patrick Bouthiller, Christine Ann Gallucci, Howard Pressman, Joshua Greenberg and Keith Stiles.

HEALTH CARE

Georgetown University Medical Center in the District named Sandra J. Lovinguth executive director for medical center development and appointed Timothy L. Mahoney assistant director, medical center development.

Adventist HealthCare in Rockville named Steve L. Lockshin vice president of the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Foundation and appointed James M. Stuart treasurer of the foundation.

Holy Cross Health named Linda Somers senior vice president of corporate and program development.

Colonial Healthcare Inc. of Lanham elected William G. Franey, J.P. Blase Cooke and Theo C. Rodgers to the company's board of directors.

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CAPTION: Joel A. Cannon, Rubenstein Brokerage Group

CAPTION: Elizabeth Whitbred-Snyder, WMF Group

CAPTION: Tracy K. Murley, Association of Imaging Technology and Sound

CAPTION: Matthew J. Rowan, Health Industry Distributors Association

CAPTION: Nicholas Kelly, American Frozen Foods Institute

CAPTION: Alan Kutz, Economic and Community Development Institute