Recent announcements about changes to the boards of directors of area organizations or involving local executives.

Rite Aid Corp.

, a publicly held Camp Hill drugstore chain, appointed

Jim Donald

to its board. He fills the seat vacated by Robert A. Mariano. Donald is the former president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle.

NOVA Financial Holdings Inc.



, Berwyn, appointed

Dennis S. Marlo

to its board. He is currently chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh and a member of the Council of the Federal Home Loan Banks.

Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.

, a publicly held Atlantic City gambling and entertainment company, named

Harry C. Hagerty

to its board. Most recently, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Global Cash Access Holdings Inc., Las Vegas.

Schuylkill River Development Corp.

, a Philadelphia nonprofit organization that works with city, state and federal agencies to complete a master development plan of the Schuylkill River Riverbanks, named the following to its board:

Andrew Altman

is deputy mayor for planning and economic development and director of commerce for the City of Philadelphia.

Renee Amoore

is founder and president of The Amoore Group Inc., King of Prussia.

William G.M. Goetz

is resident vice president of CSX Transportation, Philadelphia.

Bruce Looloian

is assistant vice president of real estate development of Amtrak.

John A. Westrum

is chief executive officer of Westrum Development Co., Fort Washington.

Deborah Hong

was named to the board of trustees at the

Center for Literacy

in Philadelphia, a nonprofit provider of literacy programs. She is a partner at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young L.L.P., where she concentrates her practice in structured finance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Kenya Mann

, a partner at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll L.L.P, Philadelphia, was appointed to the board of the

Special Olympics

, Philadelphia.


Metropolitan Career Center

, Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization, named

Priscilla Chandler

to its board. She is a manager at PJM Interconnections, Norristown.

Claudia Springer


Richard Macha

were elected to the board of the

National Adoption Center

, Philadelphia, a nonprofit human services organization. Springer is managing partner at Reed Smith L.L.P., Philadelphia. Macha is a vice president at Independence Blue Cross, Philadelphia.

- Mike Zebe