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BioAdvance, the Philadelphia-based Biotechnology Greenhouse of Southeastern Pennsylvania, appointed Sam Katz, chair of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, to its board. He is a cofounder of BioAdvance and served as interim CEO at its

State Sen. Michael Stack
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, the Philadelphia-based Biotechnology Greenhouse of Southeastern Pennsylvania, appointed Sam Katz, chair of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, to its board. He is a cofounder of BioAdvance and served as interim CEO at its inception. It also has named two new directors:

J. Larry Jameson

, executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Dean of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; and

Lauren Lenfest

, managing director of alternative investments for the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System.

Pennsylvania State Sen. Michael Stack (D., 5th District) was appointed Audit Committee chairman of the Board of City Trusts by board president John J. Egan Jr. The board oversees the Wills Eye Health System. Stack also serves on the Wills Eye Committee and is a member of the Philadelphia Board of City Trusts.

Sunoco Inc., Philadelphia, elected Irene Chang Britt and William H. Easter 3d to its board. Britt is senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Campbell Soup Co. Easter is retired chairman, president and CEO of DCP Midstream L.L.C. The company said John W. Rowe, current chairman and CEO of Exelon Corp., would retire from the board of directors, effective Dec. 31.

G. Michael Howard was elected treasurer of the Global Workspace Association, a nonprofit trade association that represents office business center owners and operators. He is president and chief operating officer of American Executive Centers, Philadelphia.

The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia, a nonprofit provider of free courtroom support and grief counseling services to the families of recent murder victims, named James Madden and Peter Hickok to its board. Madden is senior vice president and director of client service at Hillview Capital Advisors L.L.C. Hickok is clinical coordinator for Wordsworth Human Services.

The Livengrin Foundation Inc., a Bensalem provider of substance-abuse treatment, elected Bucks County homebuilder Bernard K. Ciliberto chairman of the board.

Recent board appointments include: Peter Rotelle, president of Rotelle Development Co., Barto; Anne Berlin, director of finance for the Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups in Philadelphia; Michael Astringer, founder of Human Capital Consultants, Philadelphia and Cambridge, Mass.; Rob Leipziger, owner of Rob's Automotive and Collision Center, Bristol.

The Phi Beta Kappa Association of the Delaware Valley announced the following officers: Joyce S. Kutler, director of public information for the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Philadelphia, is president; Warren A. Reintzel, a retired senior vice president at the Glenmede Trust Co. and president of the board of the Wanamaker Institute of Industries, is vice president; and Matthew J. DeJulio, a retired publishing executive, is secretary-treasurer.

Raymond James Financial Services Inc., Warminster, named Robert J. Fitt to its 2012 executive council. He is branch manager and an investment management consultant for its office in Hartsville.

Bethesda Project, a Philadelphia nonprofit advocacy group for the homeless, named Bill Cotter president. He is a partner and chairman of Title Alliance Ltd.

Angel Flight East, a Blue Bell nonprofit organization composed of pilots who fly financially and medically needy people for free, named the following officers to its board:

Adam Zucker, a pilot and founding shareholder of Mudrick & Zucker P.C., Conshohocken, and treasurer of Whitpain Township, is president.

Jeremy Gudgeon, a security analyst for the Vanguard Group, is vice president.

Howard Soloman, founding partner of the Law Offices of Howard Soloman P.C., Center City, is treasurer.

Mark Schulz, owner and principal of Jemcor Associates L.L.C., Ft. Washington, is secretary.

Rebecca G. Boudwin, director of development for the College of Arts & Sciences at Drexel University, was elected to the board of Developmental Enterprises Corp., a Norristown nonprofit provider of vocational and habilitation services for mentally retarded and other developmentally disabled adults.

Back on My Feet, a nonprofit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of people experiencing homelessness, named Kelly M. King to its national board. He is president, South Central Region, for AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets.

The Fairmount Park Conservancy, the primary private-sector fund-raiser for Fairmount Park, appointed Amara M. Briggs and Lynda K. Byrd to its board. Briggs is the senior vice president for middle market banking at Citizens Bank. Byrd is the senior vice president, market trust director, and senior trust officer for U.S. Trust's Pennsylvania and New York locations.

The Global Interdependence Center, a Philadelphia nonprofit that focuses on economic stability and free-trade issues, elected Peter A. Gold and Mary Caraccioli to its executive committee. Gold is founder of The GoldGroup L.L.C. Caraccioli is the host and lead reporter for a new money show, Mary Talks Money, produced by 6ABC WPVI-TV.

Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, the nonprofit arm of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, elected the following directors to its board:

Peter Gross, a doctor of osteopathic medicine.

Kimberly Allen, vice president and senior program officer of Wells Fargo Regional Foundation.

Susanna E. Lachs, an attorney.

Lynn K. Manko, a real property administrator.

Ed Tettemer, a writer, brand strategist, and creative director.

Marc Brownstein, president and CEO of the Brownstein Group.

David Brown, vice president, sales and community relations, at United Healthcare Community Plan, Pennsylvania.

Tamala Edwards, a news anchor and reporter for WPVI-TV, Channel 6.

The National Association of Tournament Directors of Flemington, N.J., which aims to bring together tournament directors of all sports, named Kim Basner to its sports advisory board. She is chief operating officer of United Sports.

Douglas Panzer, an associate with Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow Ltd., was named to the Dean's Advisory Council for American University Washington College of Law in Washington.

- Mike Zebe