Dynasil Corp. of America

, a publicly held West Berlin high-tech glassmaker, named

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Gerald Entine

to its board. He is founder and president of the company's recently purchased subsidiary, Radiation Monitoring Devices Inc. Entine has more than 40 years of experience in optics, nuclear sensors, and instruments.

Universal Health Services Inc., a publicly held King of Prussia hospital company, appointed Daniel B. Silvers the eighth member of its board. He is president of Hayground Cove Capital Partners L.L.C., New York, and was a vice president at Fortress Investment Group L.L.C., New York.

The Delaware Valley Society of Association Executives, a professional association for the leaders of not-for-profit organizations representing business, industrial, professional, community service and philanthropic organizations, elected the following officers and directors to its board.

Victoria E. Elliott, senior account executive for Association Headquarters Inc., Mount Laurel, is president.

Michael J. McGee, executive vice president of the Home Builders Association of Chester and Delaware Counties, West Chester, is vice president.

Dan Lemyre, executive director for Association Headquarters, is treasurer/secretary.

Tim Bower is president of Bower Management Services L.L.C., Collingswood.

Beth M. Goldstein is membership director of The American Law Institute, Philadelphia.

Kristin Hodgson is director, development operations at the American Association for Cancer Research, Philadelphia.

Robert Lane is chief executive officer of Lane Services L.L.C., Levittown.

Allison Letourneau is administrative director at CHART, Cranford.

PolyMedix Inc., a publicly held Radnor emerging biotechnology company, elected Douglas Swirsky to its board. He is senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer, and corporate secretary of GeVec Inc., Gaithersburg. He was managing director and the head of life sciences investment banking at Stifel Nicolaus & Co.

IGI Laboratories Inc., a publicly held Buena company that develops, manufactures, fills and packages topical, semi solid, and liquid products for pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical companies, appointed Michael B. Hemric to its board. He replaces Steven J. Morris who resigned from the company's board of directors effective July 1. From 1981 until his retirement in February 2008, Hemric held various senior management positions at Alcon Laboratories, including general manager of the Consumer Product and Pharmaceutical divisions and most recently as president of its Far East division.

The Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS, a professional organization, named the following officers and members to its board:

Eileen Hayes, compliance officer at Gallagher Bassett Services Inc., Trevose, is president.

Earl Varney, risk manager at The Vanguard Group Inc., Wayne, is vice president and treasurer.

Marcin Plonka, associate risk manager at SAP AG, Newtown Square, is second vice president.

Jennifer Reno, manager, insurance and risk for Arkema Group-Philadelphia, is secretary.

Jeffrey Quinn, director, risk management for Allied Barton Security Services, Conshohocken, is assistant treasurer.

Hildy Fleischer is manager, casualty insurance at Unisys Corp., Blue Bell.

Karen Bachman is associate director, risk management at Shire Pharmaceuticals, Wayne.

Jane Lamb is director, risk management of Philadelphia Gas Works, Philadelphia.

Malika Adams is risk administrator at Comcast Corp., Philadelphia.

Sara Potter is corporate director, risk management, Office of the General Counsel at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia.

The Free Library of Philadelphia named Melissa Grimm and Nancy Kolb to its board of trustees. Grimm is founder of Gramercy Group L.L.C., and was director of corporate and public affairs at Aqua America Inc., Bryn Mawr. Kolb is president and CEO of the Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia.

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, a nonprofit that promotes the appreciation, protection and revitalization of the Philadelphia region's historic buildings, communities and landscapes, named the following to its board:

Stephen Marshall is vice president at Amerimar Realty Co., Center City.

Andrew R. Palewski is founder and principal of Palewski Architectural Preservation.

Thomas J. Sugrue is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who specializes in 20th-century American politics, urban history, civil rights and race.

Mark Kelly Tyler is pastor of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia.

- Mike Zebe