Companies

Global InfoTek Inc. of Vienna hired Charles P. Otstott as vice president.

PlanNet of McLean appointed Laurie Kightlinger director of meetings and conference solutions.

PRC Inc. of McLean appointed Jeffrey Shuman senior vice president of human resources.

Lang Group of Bethesda named Michelle Geddes director of human resources.

Stacey Sylvia was named manager in the issues management practice of Washington-based APCO Associates Inc.

TREEV Inc. of Herndon named Anthony Shalhoub controller.

Medmarc Insurance Group of Fairfax elected Philip M. Reilly chairman.

Meta Engineers PC of Washington made these appointments: Paul MacDonald, president; Donald Hennings, chief executive officer; and Kerry Frantz and Donna M. Castelli, partners.

Raymond A. Schaible was promoted to program director for Logistic Management Institute's operational logistics group of McLean

Fahey/Davidson Inc. of Washington hired Kimberlee Sautter as print production manager.

Joseph Postiglione joined SRA International Inc. in Fairfax as vice president and practice manager of electronic procurement.

Paula Thomasson Scott was appointed director of Washington-based BSMG Worldwide.

E.spire Communications Inc. of Annapolis Junction appointed Howard J. Hempenius vice president of product marketing.

Synergy Inc. of Washington appointed William R. Hodges vice president.

Leitch Technology Corp. of Chesapeake named Thomas M. Jordan senior vice president of strategic relations.

Grant Thornton LLP of Vienna named Dan Corey principal, and appointed Richard LaFleur managing partner for the Washington area practice.

Associations/Nonprofits

Christmas in April of Washington named Deborah Ball Lawrence to its board of directors.

ACIL of Washington named Joan Walsh Cassedy executive director.

The National Association of Women Business Owners capital area chapter appointed these officers to its board of directors: Nancy Riker, president; Nan Siemer, president-elect; Leslie Atkins, immediate past-president; Helaine Weissman, treasurer; Rita Ferrall, secretary; Donnellda L. Rice, general counsel; Nora Carrol, program chair; Cary Meer and Lisa Horowitz, corporate relations co-chairs; Noelle McGlynn, special events chair; Maggie Lyons, public relations chair; Kittena Hannah, communications chair; Judy Chudars, membership chair; Leslie Atkins, national council representative for corporate and economic development; Ruby Bradley-Cain, national council representative for public policy; and Tracy Durkin, national council representative for member services.

The Village Foundation of Alexandria named Thomasina Yearwood vice president for fund development.

Kim Pregartner-Weber was named director of government affairs for the Rubber Manufacturers Association of Washington.

The Maryland/Delaware Independent Automobile Dealers Association announced new officers: Mark Frostrom, president; Irene Turnage, chairman; Bob Lawrence, senior vice president; Joe Eikenberg Jr., vice president; Jody Palmisano, vice president/wholesale; and Wayne Avery, treasurer.

The ISP Business Forum of Washington named Cronan O'Connell executive director.

The International Basketball League in Baltimore named Joseph Keough chief financial officer.

Daniel Fisk was named deputy director of the Davis International Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation of Washington.

Financial

Robert J. Maiorana was appointed vice president of Cardinal Bank-Manassas/Prince William.

Crestar's Maryland region headquarters named Charles F. Black senior vice president and team leader of the private banking group.

Access National Bank of Chantilly named Jacques Rebibo organizing director and Robert C. Shoemaker executive officers and organizing director.

Education

Ronald A. Williams was appointed president of Prince George's Community College in Largo.

Bahram Bahramian joined the faculty corps of the University of Management and Technology of Arlington.

Kelly S. Tucker was named director of the annual fund at Trinity College in Washington.

Steven Sachs was appointed dean of information technology for the Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale.

The George Washington University Virginia Campus in Ashburn named Helen S. Ryan director of corporate and community relations.

Richard T. Roca was appointed director of the applied physics laboratory at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

The Catholic University of America made the following appointments: Peter Liebscher, dean of the School of Library and Information Science; Dean Hoge, director of the Life Cycle Institute; and Peter Cimbolic, vice provost and dean of graduate studies.

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