Recent announcements about changes to the boards of directors of area organizations or involving local executives.
was named vice chairman of the board of trustees of the
, a Lower Merion nonprofit cultural organization. He is chairman and chief executive officer of Aramark, Philadelphia.
Brenda Taggart Thompson
was named to the board. She was an assistant professor in the department of psychology at Morehouse College and is now a school psychologist.
, King of Prussia, appointed
G. Michael Bellenghi
to its board. He is co-owner and managing director of BF Healthcare Inc., Philadelphia.
Stanley H. Greene
was elected to the board of the
Synthetic Turf Council
, an Atlanta nonprofit trade association. He is president and chief executive officer of Sprinturf, Wayne.
Scott F. Cooper
was elected vice chancellor of the
Philadelphia Bar Association
. He is a partner in the employment, benefits and labor practice at Blank Rome L.L.P., and will assume his new position Jan. 1.
Michael J. Berkowitz
was elected to a three-year term. He is a partner at Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow Ltd., Philadelphia.
Economy League of Greater Philadelphia
, a nonprofit civic organization, has named the following to its board:
James R. Waddington Jr.
, chief of staff for Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services, Cherry Hill, is chair.
, executive vice president and general manager for Tierney Communications, Philadelphia.
, a principal in Mercator Advisors, Philadelphia.
, senior vice president for NorthMarq Advisors, Philadelphia.
Donald J. DiLoreto
, senior vice president for Wachovia Bank, Philadelphia.
, president of Pennsylvania Managed Care for Keystone Mercy Health Plan, Philadelphia.
, president of Urban Engineers Inc., Philadelphia.
, director of corporate and public affairs for Aqua America Inc., Bryn Mawr.
, chief financial officer for SEI Investments Co., Oaks.
Utility Emergency Services Fund
, a nonprofit provider of emergency financial assistance, named
Christina M. Floyd
to its board. Floyd is an independent fund development and communication strategies consultant in Media. Yurkow is director of finance and administration for the City of Philadelphia's Office of Housing and Community Development.
, a Moorestown payroll software and employee services organization, named
to its board. He is operating partner at Great Hill Partners L.L.C., Boston.
Philadelphia Safe & Sound
, a nonprofit child advocacy and research organization, appointed
Michael K. Pearson
to its board. He is president of Union Packaging L.L.C., Lansdowne.
Karl S. Okamoto
was appointed to the board of
, a Deerfield, Ill., restaurant chain. He is director of the program in business and entrepreneurship law and associate professor of law at Drexel University College of Law, Philadelphia.
Norma B. Carter
was elected president of the board of The Arc of Philadelphia/Philadelphia Developmental Disabilities Corp., a nonprofit advocacy and vocational training organization. She is a legal consultant.
University City Arts League
, a Philadelphia nonprofit operator of community art centers, named the following to its board:
, planning coordinator for the Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander University of Pennsylvania Partnership School, is president.
, emeritus professor of the University of Pennsylvania.
, a communications consultant who has served as director of media and public relations for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
, executive director for the Community Development Corp., Philadelphia.
Heather Wiley Starankovic
, senior major gifts officer for the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia.
, a retired visual psychophysicist.