Companies

Online Resources & Communications Corp. of McLean appointed Raymond T. Crosier chief operating officer.

Digene Corp. of Beltsville named Charles M. Fleischman president and appointed Robert McG. Lilley senior vice president, global sales and marketing.

ToniAnn Thomas was named executive vice president of business development for Government Solutions Group Inc. of Rockville.

ICO Global Communications of Washington appointed Chris Brockbank regional marketing director for North America.

Amtrak of Washington appointed Wanda Morris Hightower vice president of the newly created business diversity and strategic initiatives department.

Silver Spring-based Prospect Associates named Annette Powers senior research associate, research and evaluation group, and appointed Cheryl Kaiser asthma partnership leader, information technology group.

Worth Higgins & Associates Inc. of Richmond promoted Rick LaReau to president and chief operating officer.

Johnson, Bassin & Shaw Inc. of Silver Spring named Stephenie Colston, Cynthia Diehm, Lynne McArthur and Michael Ney vice presidents.

Mark A. Nevarez was named general manager of the Sporting News Grille in Washington.

Linda Roth Associates in Arlington appointed Katharine S. Kim and Jamie M. Kaplan account executives.

Greg Wilson joined the Washington office of Solutia Inc. as director, federal affairs.

Bernard Mustafa joined Integrated Business Systems in Annandale as a partner.

Radian Systems Inc. named Richard Hessdorfer director of sales.

American Mobile Satellite Corp. of Reston appointed Brian E. Nimmo vice president of marketing.

Associations/Nonprofits

The Women's Center in Vienna named Madelyn Pulver Jennings to its board of directors.

The Baltimore-based American Medical Association's board of trustees named D. Ted Lewers chairman.

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington named Carole Henderson Tyson vice president for program-related initiatives.

Brian E. McCagh was elected president of the Association of Cancer Executives in Washington.

The American Traffic Safety and Services Association in Fredericksburg named Karin Lowe director of chapter development, Donna Clark director of training and products, and James Baron director of communications.

Diplomatic and Consular Officers, Retired and the DACOR Bacon House Foundation of Washington elected the following officers: Kenneth Rogers, president; Alan Lukens, vice president; Robert Funseth, secretary; Gilbert Sheinbaum, treasurer; Daniel Newberry, assistant secretary; Jack Lydman, assistant treasurer; and Bob Service, executive director.

Stuart S. Dye was elected chairman of the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce in Washington.

The Snack Food Association in Alexandria promoted Bruce W. Monk to vice president and controller.

The Society of American Foresters in Bethesda named Madelaine Morgan director of meetings and convention, and appointed Amie Brown to the forest policy department.

The National Leased Housing Association in the District elected John H. Gordon president.

Howard Wahlberg was named vice president, marketing and network development, for the Challenger Center for Space Science Education in Alexandria.

The Georgetown Business and Professional Association selected Karen M. Hansen executive director.

The Association of Imaging Technology and Sound in Vienna named Katy O'Grady marketing and communications manager.

Rosalind Zeidman was elected chairperson of the board of directors of Head Injury Rehabilitation & Referral Services Inc. in Rockville.

Education

Patricia M. Wallace was named executive director of the Center for Knowledge and Information Management at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park.

Robert R. Vaughn was named director of continuing education at the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Legal

Lawrence E. Rifken was elected to the Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Law Section's Board of Governors.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson of Washington named Michael R. Bromwich partner.

Terrie J. Rollins joined Howrey & Simon in Washington as chief information officer.

Health Care

Mid Atlantic Medical Services Inc. of Rockville appointed Morton Albert associate medical director for behavioral health, and named Judy Graham vice president of human resources.

Kaiser Permanente of Rockville named Mona Miller director of media and public relations for its mid-Atlantic states region.

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Government Solutions Group

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Integrated Business Systems

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Radian Systems

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Association of Imaging Technology and Sound

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University of Maryland

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Northern Virginia Community College