Amy Mathis was appointed to the board of directors of PathWays PA, Philadelphia, a nonprofit social-services agency that serves low-income women, children, and families. She is senior vice president, account executive for the Financial Institutions Channel at Lincoln Financial Distributors Inc., Philadelphia.

Cynthia Boyer was appointed to the board of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists, a national organization that offers a voluntary certification program. She is senior clinical director, Brain Injury Services, at Bancroft NeuroHealth, Haddonfield.

Yoga Unites, a nonprofit organization, named the following officers and members to its board:

Katayun Jaffari, a partner, Saul Ewing L.L.P., Philadelphia, is chair.

Melissa DeRuiter, senior director of development for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is vice chair.

Tonya Penn-Harper, director of compliance at Pennrose Management/Development Co., is secretary.

William Russell, clinical research manager at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, is treasurer.

Lisie Abrams is a Yoga professional.

Lisa Bowleg is associate professor of the Department of Community Health and Profession at Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Amy Holdsman is executive director of White-Williams Scholars, Philadelphia.

Jennifer Schelter is founder of Yoga Schelter, Philadelphia.

Maryfrances Trunfio is regional vice president, business development at Starcite Inc., Philadelphia.

Jana Landon and Amy Smith, lawyers at Stradley Ronon, Philadelphia, were appointed to the board of the Maternal Wellness Center, a Philadelphia nonprofit organization that educates and empowers women and families. Landon is a senior associate in the firm's litigation-practice group. Smith is an associate in the firm's investment management/mutual funds practice group.

Jason Jones was elected to the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Board of Deacons, a group focused on responding to those in need in the church and community. He is an associate in the business practice group at Stradley Ronon, Philadelphia.

Jefferson Kaighn was elected the board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging, an advisory group that is made up of leaders in the long-term care and aging-services field. He is vice president, Pennsylvania region, for ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, West Point.

The Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, a nonprofit organization committed to solving urban issues through partnerships between government, the grassroots community, and business, appointed Harold T. Epps and Alan S. Lindy to its board. Epps is president and chief executive officer of PRWT Services Inc., Philadelphia. Lindy is president of Lindy Property Management Co., Jenkintown.

The Parent-Infant Center, a private, nonprofit center in West Philadelphia providing child care for ages 6 weeks to 5 years and after-school care for grades K-6, has named the following members to its board:

Jonathan A. Cass is an lawyer with Cohen, Seglias, Pallas, Greenhall & Furman P.C., Philadelphia.

Monica Calkins Wagner is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine.

Christine Gradel is a human resources and employee benefits professional.

Jon Hoffman is a general contractor and owner of Redmond General Contracting, Philadelphia.

Kathryn Howard is an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.

Mimi Iijima is senior program officer at the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Philadelphia.

Jung Kang is in admissions at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.

Carol Lerner is director of finance and operations at The Philadelphia School.

Mary Beth McNeish Fedirko is a preschool teacher at The Philadelphia School.

Molly Roth is executive director of OIC International.

Wanda Wilkerson is a systems analyst with the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

Vincent Williams, a doctoral candidate in literature at Temple University, teaches American and African-American literature at Temple and Drexel University.

Janine Wright is director of the E3 Centers Initiative, a project of the Philadelphia Youth Network.

Karen Wolfe is a lawyer at the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

- Mike Zebe