Recent appointments or changes to area boards.

NutriSystem Inc., a Horsham provider of weight-management products and services, appointed

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Theodore "Ted" J. Leonsis

to its board. Leonsis held a number of executive positions with AOL and serves as vice chairman emeritus. He also is the founder, chairman and majority owner of Lincoln Holdings L.L.C. and is an active investor.

Checkpoint Systems Inc.

, a Thorofare manufacturer of systems for retail tracking, security and merchandising, elected

Robert N. Wildrick

to its board. The appointment expands the number of the board to 10, eight of whom are independent directors. Wildrick is chief executive officer at Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., Hampstead, Md.

Jacob M. Sitman

was elected to the board of

Developmental Enterprises Corp.

, a Norristown nonprofit provider of vocational and habilitation services for mentally retarded and other developmentally disabled adults. He is an associate in the labor relations and employment law department at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, Philadelphia.

Harcum College, Bryn Mawr, named the following to its board of trustees:

Susan Zises Green

is the owner of an interior-design firm in New York.

Heather Rodale

is vice president of leadership development for Rodale Inc., Emmaus.

Diana Weir-Smith

, director of alumni affairs at the Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, is an ex-officio member.

Louise Strauss

retired from a career on the faculty of the Miquon School, Lafayette Hill.

Christophe P. Terlizzi

was named chair of the

Urban Land Institute Philadelphia District Council

, a nonprofit education and research institute. Terlizzi, former executive vice president at RBS Citizens Bank, Philadelphia, succeeds

Kenneth P Balin

.

David Ricci

, a partner at the Flynn Co., Philadelphia, is first vice chair.

Chris Hager

, a senior associate with Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Elmwood Park, N.J., is second vice chair.

Anne-Marie Niklaus, regional vice president of Madison Apartment Group, L.P., Philadelphia, was named president of the

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management

, an organization for real estate management professionals.

The

Insurance Marketing and Communications Association

, an international organization of insurance communications professionals, elected

Richard Look

president of its board. He is vice president of marketing communications for Inventure Inc., West Chester.

T. Patrick Hurley Jr.

was appointed to the board of the

Family Firm Institute Inc.

, Boston, a family business adviser organization. He is managing director of MidMarket Capital Advisors L.L.C., Philadelphia.

Dirk M. Simpson

, a member of the trusts and estates, tax and business groups of Kaplin Stewart, Blue Bell, was named to the board of the

Ludington Library

, Bryn Mawr.

ACTS Retirement-Life Communities

, West Point, appointed

H. Bruce Detweiler

to its board. He serves as managing director and president of Detweiler, Hershey & Associates P.C., Souderton.

Jewish Family & Children's Service (JFCS) of Greater Philadelphia

, a nonprofit human-services organization, appointed the following officers and members to its board:

Mark Taplinger

, president of Apex Financial Search, is vice chair.

David Colman

, an associate and senior project manager at Atkin Olshin Schade, is secretary.

Norman Olson

, a retired businessman who owned several electronics companies, including AudioSource Inc. and North Carolan Corp., is treasurer.

Jeffrey A. Barrack

is a partner in Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, Philadelphia.

Sheree Bloch

is a board member of the Women's Philanthropy of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and cochair of the Reach for the Ruby Event.

John Finger

is chief administrative officer of Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia.

Michael F. Gerber

is a state representative from the Broad Axe section of Whitpain Township.

Deborah Gordon Klehr

is an attorney at the Education Law Center.

Seth Laver

is an associate in the Philadelphia office of Margolis Edelstein.

Sheldon H. Eveloff

is partner-in-charge of the management consulting services division at Goldenberg Rosenthal L.L.P.