The Kimmel Center, a Philadelphia cultural nonprofit organization, has elected the following members to its board:

Keith Leaphart is the founder and owner of The Leaphart Group L.L.C., Philadelphia and Ardmore.

Roman McDonald is the president and cofounder of First Genesis Financial Group.

Joseph Redling is the chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors of NutriSystem Inc.

Timothy Scheve is president and CEO of Janney Montgomery Scott L.L.C.

La Salle University has elected the following members to its board of trustees:

Farah M. Jimenez is president and CEO of the People's Emergency Center, a Philadelphia social-services agency.

Frank C. Palopoli is a retired real estate investment and development executive, as a partner with Vesterra Corp. and individually in FCP Group L.L.C.

Robert A. Kennedy Jr. is president and CEO of The Kennedy Cos.

Brennan P. O'Donnell is the president of Manhattan College in New York.

The Montgomery County Estate Planning Council, a professional organization for estate-planning professionals, has named the following officers and members to its board:

Alan D. Katz, managing member of The Wealth Development Group L.L.C., Warrington, is president.

Bernard J. McLafferty Jr., a partner at McLafferty & Kroberger P.C., Erdenheim, is first vice president.

Diane K. Foxman, partner, shareholder and chairwoman of the Trust and Estates Department at Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, Lansdale, is second vice president.

Charles J. Ingersoll, executive vice president of The Haverford Trust Co., Radnor, is secretary/treasurer.

Howard J. Levin, principal of C.I.A. Cos., Spring House, is past president.

Board members include:

Louis Horvath, executive director Intervention Associates, Blue Bell, membership.

G. Eric Faddis, vice president of Chestnut Investment Advisory, Erdenheim and Ambler, public relations.

John B. Linvill Jr., president of Jack Linvill LTC, Wayne, sponsorship.

Virginia Frantz, president and CEO of The Montgomery County Foundation Inc., Norristown, newsletter.

Susan Deane Hunter, lawyer at Reardon & Associates, Wayne, seminar and special projects.

Linda J. LaVay, senior trust team manager, senior vice president at Wells Fargo Private Bank, Plymouth Meeting, seminar and special projects.

The Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, a professional association, has elected the following officers and members to its board:

Andrew Wilusz, director of mergers and acquisitions with Value Management Inc., Jamison, is president.

Alan Mittelman, an attorney at Spector, Gadon & Rosen P.C., is vice resident.

Mark Eskin, executive vice president/wealth management with Stedmark Partners at Janney Montgomery Scott, is treasurer.

Kathleen Kinne, senior trust officer with the Goldman Sachs Trust Co., Wilmington, is secretary.

New directors on the board:

Charles Aulino is first vice president with Glenmede Trust Co., Philadelphia.

Mary LeFever is vice president, sales with Hub Personal Insurance, Blue Bell.

John McCabe is a trust officer with Goldman Sachs Trust, Wilmington.

Rebecca Rosenberger Smolen, is a lawyer with Stevens & Lee P.C., Philadelphia.

- Mike Zebe