Melanie A. Leney, an associate in the Cherry Hill office of Montgomery McCracken, has been named to the board of Alice Paul Institute, a nonprofit Mount Laurel organization that educates the public about the New Jersey suffragist Alice Stokes Paul.
Ilene Warner-Maron has joined the board of the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter. Warner-Maron, an assistant professor at St. Joseph's University in the department of interdisciplinary health services, has been practicing nursing for 33 years.
Tom Duffy has been named to the board of the Homeless Advocacy Project, an organization founded by members of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1990 that works to meet the legal and advocacy needs of homeless individuals and families in Philadelphia. He is founder of Duffy & Partners.
James J. Sullivan Jr. has been elected to the board of the Brandywine Valley Association. He is a shareholder in the labor and employment section of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation has elected Joshua D. Snyder a trustee. He is a partner with Boni & Zack L.L.C.
The Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation has named Lenore Steiner and Bernard Newman to its board. Steiner serves as vice chair of the Rosenbach Museum and Library; Newman is owner and CEO of Newman & Co.
CREW Philadelphia, an organization that works to advance women in the commercial real estate industry, elected the following officers:
Rebecca E. Udell, director of market development at KSS Architects L.L.P., president; Kristina C.S. Harshany, director of business development at SEI Private Wealth Management, president-elect/CREW network delegate; Janet Kimbleton Grace, senior project manager at AthenianRazak L.L.C., immediate past president; Marie Gannon McGuire, senior manager at CBIZ MHM L.L.C., treasurer; Suzanne Welch, senior vice president of Fox Chase Bank, secretary; and Lynn A. McDowell, senior paralegal at Equus Capital Partners Ltd., network delegate.
At-large board members include Jeanne Armstrong, assistant director at Cushman & Wakefield; Judy Channick, principal, interior design, Environetics Design Inc.; Nancy S. Cleveland, cofounder and principal of Resonate; Joseph McLoughlin, business development, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co.; and Amanda C. Ryland, project manager, Remington Group.
The Electronic Health Record Association Executive Committee, a trade group, elected Sarah Corley to its board. She is chief medical officer for NextGen Healthcare.
Katayun I. Jaffari, a Ballard Spahr partner recognized as a leader in corporate governance and securities, has been named special corporate counsel to DirectWomen, an initiative to increase the number of women on the boards of public companies.
Chris McKee, a managing partner at Devon Financial Partners L.L.C., Wayne, was appointed to the board of the ARC Community Trust of Pennsylvania, a King of Prussia nonprofit that supports both people with disabilities and caregivers in their efforts to attain and maintain a preferred lifestyle for themselves or their dependents.
The Coatesville Youth Initiative has named Thomas J. Belmont Jr., chairman. He is area president of Gallagher Benefit Services Inc.
Other officers include Francine L. Jacoby, senior manager, center of excellence at Vanguard, vice chair; David J. Wierz, principal at OCI L.L.C., Symphony Health Solutions, treasurer; Shannan Thomas-Rokins, global pharmaceutical drug safety expert at ViroPharma Inc., secretary.
The Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties has installed Leo Schoffer as its president. He is founder of Schoffer Enterprises.
Kenneth Racowski, of counsel at Wilson Elser, has been elected to the board of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia. Patricia Luczak, an associate at White and Williams L.L.P., has been appointed as an ex officio member. - Mike Zebe