Recent appointments or changes to area boards.
Antares Pharma Inc.
, a Ewing specialized pharmaceutical product development company, appointed
Leonard S. Jacob
chairman of the board. He replaces
, who remains a board member and is the company's largest shareholder. Jacob founded InKine Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. in 1997, serving as chairman and chief executive officer until the company was acquired by Salix Pharmaceuticals. He also cofounded Magainin Pharmaceuticals and served as its chief operating officer until 1996.
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Frederick C. "Ted" Peters II
, chairman and chief executive officer of Bryn Mawr Trust Co., Bryn Mawr, to its board as a Class A director. His three-year term will begin in Jan. 20.
Checkpoint Systems Inc., a Thorofare manufacturer of systems for retail tracking, security and merchandising, elected
Rob van der Merwe
chairman effective Jan. 1. He succeeds
. Van der Merwe has been president and chief executive officer of the company since December 2007.
, a Horsham provider of weight-management products and services, elected
chairman of the board. He is president and chief executive officer of the company. NutriSystem also said that
, the company's non-executive chairman, will step down from the board effective immediately.
was elected to the board of the
Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania
, Mechanicsburg, Pa., a statewide association of independent insurance agents, and to the
National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
, Alexandria, Va. She is president of Universal Service Agency Inc., Fort Washington.
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture)
, a Philadelphia nonprofit environmental advocacy organization, elected
vice chair of its board. He is president of LevLane Advertising, Philadelphia.
was seated on the board of the
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN), the Marina del Rey entity responsible for managing the entire naming infrastructure of the Internet, at its recent international meeting in Cairo, Egypt. He is chief technology officer and executive vice president of the U.S. office of Afilias, Horsham.
Community College of Philadelphia
elected the following officers and members to its board:
, former senior vice president of human resources for Lincoln Financial Group, is chairman. He succeeds
Daniel P. McElhatton
, executive director of Project GRAD Philadelphia, is vice chair.
, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is vice chair.
, managing director of Mayer & Associates, is vice chair.
, former vice president of the Philadelphia Board of Education, is secretary.
a Philadelphia nonprofit devoted to preventing fires and burns and supporting the burn-care community, named the
Rev. Carol Gadsden
vice chair of its board of directors. Gadsden is a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania and a client account executive at Veridign Health Solutions, Philadelphia. Tutwiler is a fire official for Pennsauken Township.