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The Philadelphia Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International, a professional organization, has announced its 2011-2012 executive committee of the board of directors.

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Philadelphia Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International

, a professional organization, has announced its 2011-2012 executive committee of the board of directors.

Kelley S. Thwaite, meetings manager at Maxvantage, is president.

Laura Lee Wren, group sales manager at Split Rock Resort & Golf Club, is vice president/communications.

Maria A. Ramos, a meetings consultant, is vice president/education.

Stephanie Krzywanski, owner of Solstice Event Group, is vice president/finance.

Maya A. Northen, owner of Chimera Travel, is vice president/membership.

David M. Jackson, director of sales at Pocono Mountains CVB, is immediate past president.

The Underwood-Memorial Hospital Foundation, Woodbury, elected Kathleen A. Schultes chair. Sewell has served on the Foundation board for 20 years, most recently as its vice chair.

Other officers: Jack C. Sheppard Jr., executive vice president of Bollinger Insurance, is vice chair; William J. McGuinness, owner of McGuinness Funeral Home, is treasurer; and Louise M. Heritage is secretary.

Raymond J. Angelini and Nicholas Dalsey were named board members. Angelini is the owner of a local general contracting business. Dalsey is an Underwood Emergency Department physician.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a Fort Washington not-for-profit alliance of 21 cancer centers, named Russell W. Budd to its board. He is president and managing shareholder of Baron & Budd P.C.

Ezra Wohlgelernter, a personal injury attorney and founding partner of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig, was elected vice chair of the SeniorLAW Center, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that protects the legal rights of older Pennsylvanians.

Nancy L. Wasch was appointed secretary of Central Bucks PAGE, an affiliate chapter of the nonprofit Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, an advocacy group for gifted students. She is an attorney at Archer & Greiner P.C.

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce, a Wayne business advocacy organization, elected the following officers and members to its board:

Stephen J. DiOrio, an agent for State Farm, is chairman.

Kevin J. Nolan, president of Nolan Painting Inc., is vice chairman.

Barbara Fallon-Walsh, principal, Institutional Investor Group at The Vanguard Group, is treasurer:

Steven A. Scolari, partner, Business Department and chair of the Closely Held/Family Owned Business Practice at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young L.L.P., is secretary.

Kevin P. Nicholson, principal at Walsh & Nicholson Financial Group, is immediate past chairman.

Board members include:

Mark Bachus, general manager of Suburban Square.

David Brennan, general manager of The Wayne Hotel.

Benjamin F. Brooks, president of Major Ben's Consulting Agency.

Terry D'Alessandro, executive vice president, director of community banking at Firstrust Bank.

Edward R. D'Alessio, provost at Harcum College.

Joan Docktor, executive vice president, sales at Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors.

Matthew W. Donahoe, senior vice president of The Addis Group.

John Durso, vice president/market manager at St. Edmond's Federal Savings Bank.

Christopher E. Ezold, an attorney of The Ezold Law Firm P.C.

Daniel J. Gomez, principal of GGN Group L.L.C.

Allison Green, vice president, chief diversity officer of Lincoln Financial Group.

Sandra Ford, executive vice president and senior partner at Kelleher Associates L.L.C.

Sarah Ellen Lenahan, vice president, operations and organizational development at Devereux.

Stephen McWilliams Sr., vice president/senior commercial lender of Republic Bank.

Ergetu Merete, senior vice president/business banking division manager Pennsylvania and Delaware for Wachovia/Wells Fargo.

Sarah Peterson, senior vice president, marketing and public affairs at Main Line Health.

Edward J. Riegl, relationship manager of Silicon Valley Bank.

Anna Sachs, a partner at Savran Benson L.L.P.

Kathy Scullin, vice president, marketing and public relations for the Crozer-Keystone Health System.

David Sorin, president, Management Mpowerment Associates.

Steve Tagert, vice president, network at Aqua Pennsylvania Inc.

Laurie Thibodeau, vice president, CephalonCares Foundation and director, corporate affairs at Cephalon Inc.

- Mike Zebe