The Greater Falls Church Chambers of Commerce rcently named architect Paul H. Barkley Jr. as 1977 "pillar of the community." The citation recognized his services to municipal boards, commissions and civic and professional organizations.

Flaherty Realtors reported that its Aspen Hill office was its leader during February and that Patti Cole, Ban Nguyes and Margaret Spence were the leading salespersons. William Lovett has been named sales director of the Kensington office.

Area homebuilder Erest H. Leming recently was elected the D.C. representative to the National Association of Home Builders.

Donald R. Wilson, vice president and controller of Shannon & Luchs Co., has been elected to the board of directors of University National Bank.

Pearl Cribbs, resident manager of the Southmont apartments in Fayetteville, Ark, was honored here recently as the manager of the year by the National Corp. fo rHousing Partnerships. Cribbs won in competition with 96 other managers of multi-family rental projects directly managed by NCHP in 26 states.

Bernard (Bud) Breymann has been named vice president of the National Institute of Building Sciences, a non-profit organization created by Congress to improve use of the nation's building resources.

Realtor-attorney Henry E. Nichols has announced his resignation as regional vice president of Previews, Inc., effective the end of last month. No successor has been selected.

R. Daniel Lindley has been named president of American Mortgage Investors, a subsidiary of American Federal Savings and Loan Association. Lindley had been manager of area operations of Advance Mortgage Corp.

Richard C. Purvis, president of Dominion Realtors in Falls Church, and John A. Albree, of the Fairfax office of Panorama Real Estate, have received the designation of certified residential specialist from the Realtors' National Marketing Institute.