Life Laboratory Inc.

, a nonprofit Fort Washington research and education group dedicated to improving primary-care delivery, elected

S. Nicholas Lezzi

chairman of the board. He was chief of staff to the president and chief executive officer of Peco Energy Co., Philadelphia.

George Wasserberger

, recently chief executive officer of Mark Cross Inc., New York, is treasurer.

Stanley Braverman

, former deputy district director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the Philadelphia District, is secretary.

Tikvah/AJMI, a grassroots nonprofit Jewish organization in the Greater Philadelphia area committed to improving the quality of life for adults with mental illness, named Joyce Kravitz to its board. Kravitz is a counselor in a Philadelphia elementary school and had served the Clinton administration as chief of staff at Voice of America and the U.S. Information Agency.

The Association of Corporate Counsel, Delaware Valley Chapter, a nonprofit worldwide in-house legal association, elected Todd A. Borow president. He is senior corporate counsel at Johnson Matthey Inc., Wayne.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Haverford, a national nonprofit education and support organization for women and families affected by breast cancer, elected the following members to its board:

Valerie Kraus is a physical therapist at Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, a consultant for Independent Allied Health Consultants Inc., Blue Bell, and a consulting physical therapist for Lower Merion School District.

Danielle Halstrom is executive director of global public relations at Wyeth, Collegeville.

Byron D. Hewett is the former chief executive officer and president of Immunicon Corp., Huntingdon Valley.

ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, a West Point not-for-profit owner, operator and developer of continuing-care retirement communities, elected Elric C. Gerner to its board. He retired from Sunoco Inc., Philadelphia, as assistant corporate secretary.

The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a professional association, named the following officers to the Philadelphia chapter's board:

Karen C. Facer-Mee, managing shareholder of Facer, Mee & Associates P.C., Ivyland, is president.

Christopher A. Welde, senior manager with Parente Randolph L.L.C., Philadelphia, is president-elect.

Stephen J. Scherf, a consultant with Walker Nell Partners Inc., Philadelphia, is secretary.

Carlo J. Silvesti, assistant professor of accounting at Gwynedd-Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, is treasurer.

The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, a nonprofit organization that partners with schools, community-based organizations, and postsecondary institutions to provide entrepreneurship education programs to young people from low-income communities, named the following to its advisory board:

Douglas A. Alexander, president of Internet Capital Group Inc., is co-chairman.

Peter J. Boni, president and chief executive officer of Safeguard Scientifics Inc., Wayne, is cochair.

Ann Weaver Hart is president of Temple University.

Kenyon Hayward most recently was chief executive officer of redlasso, King of Prussia.

Andrew Jordan is an assurance partner in Ernst & Young L.L.P.'s Mid-Atlantic area.

Andrew G. Kaplan is a financial adviser with UBS Financial Services Inc.

Carolyn Oakley Lowe is the managing director and an executive vice president in DHR International Inc.'s Philadelphia office.

Milan Patel is chief executive officer of ACS International Resources Inc., Chadds Ford.

Chris Pavlides is an associate professor of entrepreneurship at the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

RoseAnn B. Rosenthal is president and chief executive officer of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Steve Sanders is cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer of First Genesis Financial Group, Newtown Square.

Sally Solis-Cohen is director of business development for the Eastern Division of Vistage International Inc., San Diego.

Kathleen A. Thomas is senior vice president for Bank of America Corp.'s Global Commercial Bank and market executive for business banking in Pennsylvania and Delaware. - Mike Zebe