Engineering Design Group Inc. in Washington made the following appointments: Conrad Delacruz, Don LaQuay and Amir Raoufi, senior project engineers; Bill Banks, Carl Henderson and John Turner, senior field engineers; Ramon Sarmiento, project engineer; Spencer Blanc and Leonilo Langreo, design engineers; Venetia West, project administrator; Mario Garcia, Victoria Ilarion and Diem-Hang Tran, CADD specialists.

Mona Electrical Construction Inc. in Clinton promoted David F. McKay to senior vice president.

Skipper Kirsch joined Interface Media Group in Washington as operations manager, client services.

Christopher H. Nyland was named principal at Clark/Bardes Inc. in Germantown.

Stephen L. Herchenroeder joined in Annapolis as vice president, sales and marketing.

KCI Technologies Inc. in Hunt Valley named David W. Jones senior associate and G. Scott Lang associate.

Lee Technologies Group in Fairfax named David S. Gentry chief information officer/director, business development, and Ed Meier manager, facility-wide service program.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. in Washington named Deanne Johnson-Anderson area director, human resources.

Shannon C. Weisenberger joined Linda Roth Associates LLC in Arlington administrative assistant, public relations.

Software Performance Systems Inc. in Arlington appointed Joanie Barr, Mike Dorsett and Joe Linza vice presidents.

West Kenyon joined Communication & Design in Arlington as vice president.

CACI International Inc. in Arlington named Anthony J. Tether senior technology advisor.

Presearch Inc. in Fairfax named Herman Petersen vice president, business development.

Kathleen M. Adams was named vice president of strategic accounts at SRA International Inc. in Fairfax.

Harvey & Daughters Inc. in Baltimore made the following hires: Virginia Thawley, account manager; Carrie Bernstein, account executive; Rachael Heavel, production artist; Kim Nehring, junior graphic designer; Mario Fernandez Jr., graphic design manager; and Mike Sidlowski, graphic designer.

Birchfield Foodsystems Inc. in Annapolis named Kenneth E. Sheffield director, marketing.

Blackboard Inc. of Washington made the following appointments: Alan Stewart, chief financial officer; Robert Deigh, director, corporate communication; Vira Kho, director, human resources; Sally Hunt, project manager; Stacy LaBahn, demonstration manager; Michael Raeder, network manager; John Laughan and Michael Castle, business development managers; and Theresa Kelly, contracts manager.

Loomis, Sayles & Co. in Washington named Cynthia L. Keith and Bruce J. Kaser portfolio managers.

Keller Bruner & Co. in Frederick promoted Lori Charlebois to manager; Mike Easterday and Tracey Grossnickle to advanced senior accountants; and Jeff Bostian and Susan Dunkerly to senior accountants.


The Vinyl Institute in Washington hired Allen Blakey as its director of public affairs

The Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington in Silver Spring elected the following officers: Michael Goss, chairman; Bernard Dennis, chairman elect; John Frankhouser, vice chairman; Robert Fling, secretary; and Don Gray, treasurer.

The National Wildlife Federation in Vienna promoted Susan K. Rieff to vice president.

The British-American Business Association elected the following officers: Timothy C. Coughlin, chairman; Courtenay Ellis, president; Charles A. Weber, secretary; Robert D. Len, treasurer; and Benjamin D. Cromer, Penelope W. Menzies, Ian T. Roberts, Dann P. Stringer and Peter C. Teuten to its board of directors.

Brad Crispell was named treasurer of the Dwelling Place in Gaithersburg.

The Choral Arts Society of Washington elected the following officers: Anne B. Keiser, chair; Olin Wethington, vice chair and chair-elect; Eric Fraunfelter, vice chair; Patricia Bennett Sagon, vice chair; Charles E. Hoyt, treasurer; Cynthia Jones, secretary; and David N. Brown, general counsel.

Brain Injury Services in Fairfax promoted Karen W. Brown to executive director.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority promoted Leona Agouridis to assistant general manager, communications.

The National Society of Fund Raising Executives in Alexandria appointed Thomas J. Clark executive vice president.

Education The University of Management and Technology in Arlington appointed Kinfe-Michael Asrat adjunct professor.

Katreena Davenport Arnold was named director of the Center for Business and Industry Training, Prince George's Community College.

Legal Legal Services of Northern Virginia in Falls Church named Charles K. Greenfield executive director.

Manuel A. Capsalis was sworn in president of the Arlington County Bar Association for the 1999-2000 term.

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