Snyder Gets NVTC Post
Fairfax City Mayor George T. Snyder Jr. was recently appointed vice chairman of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission. NVTC, established to coordinate transportation issues on a regional basis, is composed of representatives from the counties of Arlington and Fairfax and the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church and Fairfax.
Other officers appointed to the commission include Arlington County Board member John G. Milliken and Del. Bernard S. Cohen of Alexandria. Park Society Honors 3
The Virginia Recreation and Park Society has honored the following Falls Church residents for their volunteer activities: Elaine Christensen, active with the Senior Center; Westmoreland Duncan, officer of the Golden Age Club, and Jack Finarelli, youth basketball referee for 12 years. Honor Society Listing
Chester Buckenmaier III, son of Chester and Carolyn Buckenmaier of Fairfax, was inducted into the North Carolina Omicron chapter of Alpha Chi, a national honor scholarship society, at Catawba College, Hickory, N.C. Buckenmaier is a senior biology major. Volunteer Coordinator
Pauline D. Flynn of Arlington has been appointed volunteer services coordinator for Fairfax Opportunities Unlimited Inc., a nonprofit organization that employs the mentally, physically and emotionally disabled in sheltered situations. Flynn will be responsible for volunteer recruitment and training and managing public information activities for the organization. Flynn is also chairman of the Arlington County Park and Recreation Commission. Different Drum Director
Robin G. Cyrnak of Springfield was recently named director of Different Drum Inc., a state-funded alternative school for students between 15 and 18 years old who have not mastered the curriculum in public schools. Cyrnak has been assistant director of Different Drum since 1982. Women's Group Gives Award
Alice A. Booher of Arlington, a senior attorney in the Veterans Administration, was recently presented with the Marguerite Rawalt Sustained Achievement Award by the D.C. State Federation of Business and Professional Women. Booher, honored for her achievements on behalf of women's rights, has served on the D.C. Commission on Women and in various capacities with the federation. Builders Council Post
Gary Garczynski of Fairfax Station, president of Signature Communities Inc. in Baileys Crossroads, has been appointed chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Builders Council, a nonprofit organization coordinating the efforts of the D.C. Builders Association, the Northern Virginia Builders Association and the Suburban Maryland Building Industry Association. The regional council meets quarterly to help the builders associations communicate on area building trends and issues.