First Savings,

a mutual banking company based in Perkasie, has elected

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W. Thomas Lomax

as a member of its board. He is treasurer of the Lomax Companies, Chalfont.

J. Bradford McIlvain has been appointed to the board of managers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School Law Alumni Society, which provides outreach and services to more than 12,000 Penn Law alumni worldwide. He is Pennsylvania chairman of the construction and real estate litigation group at Archer & Greiner P.C., Philadelphia.

PJM Interconnection L.L.C., the electrical-grid operator based in Valley Forge, has elected Charles F. Robinson to its board of managers. He has been the vice president, legal affairs, for the Regents of the University of California and previously was vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at the California Independent System Operator.

Jorge Acevedo, vice president and controller of Peco Energy Co., has been appointed to the board of the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit business-advocacy organization.

Dennis M. Wint has been elected chairman of the board of trustees of the Nature Conservancy's Pennsylvania, a nonprofit conservation organization. He is president and chief executive officer of The Franklin Institute. He succeeds Carol Steinour Young, a Harrisburg lawyer who was chairwoman for three years.

Mount Airy USA, a nonprofit community-development corporation, has appointed Derek S. Green to its board. He is special counsel to Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco, the majority leader.

The University of the Sciences has elected Marvin Samson chairman of its board of trustees. He is CEO of Samson Medical Technologies L.L.C. Richard R. Howard, CEO of Advanced Pharmacy Services, was named vice chairman. The election follows the retirement of outgoing chairman Delbert S. Payne, who was elected emeritus trustee.

William K. Stewart has been inducted as president of the Pennsylvania Prison Society. He is cofounder, principal, and chairman of the real estate transactions department at Kaplin, Stewart, Meloff, Reiter & Stein P.C., Blue Bell.

The Northeast Lipid Association, a Camden nonprofit association that serves health-care professionals who manage patients with lipid disorders and cardiovascular disease, has named Thomas Tulenko president. He is professor and director of the Division of Surgical Research at Cooper University Hospital, where he also heads its Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine program.

Joseph A. Ruggieri has been named chairman of the St. Joseph's Prep board of trustees. Ruggieri, a 1969 graduate of the Prep, is a co-owner of Bubble Tunnel car washes and was a principal of Ruggieri & Sons Inc.

New trustees joining the board this year are:

Sheila Brennan Connor, legal counsel at Core Risks Ltd., Devon.

A. Bruce Crawley, president and principal owner of Millennium 3 Management and founder of Philadelphia's African American Chamber of Commerce.

John Natale, regional vice president of Lincoln Investment Planning Inc., Marlton.

Marianne Ritchie Gordon, clinical assistant professor of medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Anthony Stevenson, principal at Radnor Middle School.

The Rev. John Swope, president of Cristo Rey High School, Baltimore.

The Drexel School of Public Health appointed four new members to the Dean's Advisory Council. The new members are: Angelo J. Devita, vice president, client services and consulting at Healthcare Administrative Partners; Palak Raval-Nelson, director of environmental health services for the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health; Bonnie Sharps, president of Advanced Technology & Services; and Catherine Angell Sohn, president of Sohn Health Strategies and former senior vice president at Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Healthcare.

Adam A. Greene, technical manager at Wouch, Maloney & Co., L.L.P. Certified Public Accountants, was elected to the Executive Committee of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Valerie A. Dolan, a civil litigation paralegal at Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin, Philadelphia, was appointed director of Region IV of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, a professional association.

BalletX, a Philadelphia contemporary dance company, appointed Mike Kalogris and Gene Ericksen to its board. Kalogris is an entrepreneur in the telecommunications industry, and founder of the Katherine Alexandra Foundation. Ericksen is professor emeritus of sociology and statistics at Temple University.

- Mike Zebe