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

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Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

, a nonprofit civic organization, elected the following members to its board:

Gary Bennett

is vice president, sales operations for Right Management, Horsham.

Henry F. Bullitt

is senior vice president at Bank of America, Philadelphia.

Denise E. Collins

is senior vice president of Holy Redeemer Health System, Huntingdon Valley.

Michael E. Harris

is associate vice president of the University of Pennsylvania.

Germantown Academy

, a Fort Washington private school, appointed

Michael H. Jordan

to its board of trustees. He is a principal/investment officer of Mill Creek Capital Advisors L.L.C., Conshohocken.

Gov. Rendell has appointed

Michael A. Schwartz

to the

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

, Harrisburg. He is a partner with Pepper Hamilton L.L.P., Philadelphia, a member of the firm's white-collar and corporate investigations practice group, and a former federal prosecutor.

Michael G. Chain

and

Bruce Mowday

were elected to the board of the

Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau,

a West Chester not-for-profit independent agency that promotes West Chester. Chain is general manager of the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Great Valley. Mowday is president of the Mowday Group Inc., Uwchlan.

Presby's Inspired Life,

a Lafayette Hill nonprofit, faith-based organization that provides living opportunities and skilled nursing-care services to seniors in the Delaware Valley, elected the following individuals to its corporate (governing) board:

Rosemary Kuhlman

is a retired administrator formerly with Broomall Presbyterian Village, Broomall.

The Rev. Donald D. Lincoln

is pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church, West Chester.

The following were named to the board of the organization's foundation, which focuses on advocacy and fund-raising:

Bruce Dearnley

is a retired senior vice president and partner of BVI Inc., Trevose.

Harry Dittmann

is a retired senior vice president of Wachovia Bank, Caliber division, Philadelphia.

Jack K. Easton Jr.

is a retired chief of staff of PNC Bank, Philadelphia.

The Rev. Dr. William D. Hess

is pastor of First Presbyterian Church of West Chester.

Walter Kubiak

is executive director of 1260 Housing Development Corp., Philadelphia.

Stephen J. McGann

is a vice president and wealth-management consultant at First National Wealth Management, a division of First National Bank of Chester County, West Chester.

Robert Reeves Jr.

is president of E. Allen Reeves Co., Abington.

Thomas Rittenhouse

is principal of Rittenhouse Co. L.L.C. and managing director of the Ralston Center, Philadelphia.

The

Center for Literacy

, Philadelphia, a nonprofit educational organization, named

Pelayo Coll

to its board. He is a partner at Blank Rome L.L.P.

- Mike Zebe