Recent appointments or changes to area boards.

Historic Philadelphia Inc.

, whose programs include the Betsy Ross House, Once Upon A Nation storytelling and Adventure Tours, Franklin Square, and the Lights of Liberty Show, named

William H. Haines

to its board. He is senior vice president and director of business development for Pennsylvania Trust, Radnor.


Philadelphia Zoo

named the following to its board:

, managing director of Janney Montgomery Scott L.L.C., Philadelphia.

, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Technitrol Inc., Trevose.

, cofounder and executive vice president of Primavera Systems Inc., Bala Cynwyd.

, founder and managing director for A. Carey Co. L.L.C., Ambler, and chief executive officer of Allergy Technologies L.L.C., Ambler.

WPCS International Inc.

, an Exton provider of engineering services for specialty communication systems and wireless infrastructure, appointed

Michael A. Doyle

to its board. Doyle has been an executive for 25 years with Comcast Corp., Philadelphia, most recently as the president of the Comcast Cable group.


Committee of Seventy

, a nonpartisan good-governance organization, elected

Melissa Weiler Gerber

to its board. She is executive director of Women's Way, Philadelphia.

Francis "Skip" Genuardi

was named chairman of the board of trustees of


, a Villanova nonprofit provider of behavioral health care. Genuardi was among the third-generation former owners of Genuardi Family Markets and prior to its sale was director of real estate.

Lisa Yang

, a Devereux parent and former investment banker with Investec/PMG Capital, was named to the board.


Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

, a nonprofit public policy organization, elected

Cynthia Haines

, senior vice president, strategic planning and program development at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, to its board.

Deborah Heart & Lung Center

, Browns Mills, appointed

Martin Abo

to its board of directors. He is managing partner of Abo & Co. L.L.C., Voorhees and Morrisville.


Archdiocese of Philadelphia

appointed the following officers and members to the

Archdiocesan Board of Education


, chairman and chief executive officer, CTDI, West Chester, is chairperson.

, retired managing partner at KPMG,Villanova, is vice chairperson.

, secretary for Catholic education of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, is secretary.

is managing partner for KPMG's Philadelphia office.

is president and chief executive officer at Beneficial Bank, Philadelphia.

is president of the Dezzi Group, Philadelphia.

is president of Immaculata University, Malvern.

is president and chief executive officer for Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey at Citizens Bank, Philadelphia.

is chairman of Henkels & McCoy, Blue Bell.

is senior vice president and corporate CRA officer of Sovereign Bank, Philadelphia.

is regional vicar of Chester County.

is marketing director at CTDI, West Chester.

is a consultant.

Arthur Bachman

was elected president of the

American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, Benefits Council of Delaware Valley

. Bachman is the senior partner in the employee benefits group at Blank Rome L.L.P., Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Women in Film & Television

, a nonprofit educational and networking organization for women in the entertainment industry, named the following officers:

, owner of Skai Blue Productions, Philadelphia, is president.

, a member of Expressions Model & Talent Agency, Philadelphia, is vice president of publicity.

, president of the Family Film Show with CBS's Mr. Movie, Charlestown, is vice president of marketing and development.

, acquisitions coordinator with Versus, Philadelphia, is secretary.

, global director of De Lage Landen Financial Services, Wayne, is treasurer.

- Mike Zebe