St. Joseph's Preparatory School,

Philadelphia, has named

Paul Jaskot


Brendan Johnson

to its board of trustees. Jaskot is a partner at Reed Smith L.L.P. Johnson is president and founder of 1852 Capital.

Robert A. Korn has been appointed to the American Arbitration Association's newly formed Master Mediator Panel for construction cases. He is a partner at Kaplin Stewart.

Richard M. Hluchan, a partner in the law firm Hyland Levin L.L.P., Marlton, has been elected the next president of the Georgetown University Alumni Association.

Schuylkill River Development Corp., a nonprofit working with the City of Philadelphia to revitalize the tidal Schuylkill corridor, has elected the following directors: Marc J. Armstrong, managing principal at Aon Risk Solutions; Harold T. Epps, director of commerce for the City of Philadelphia; Anne Fadullon, director of planning and development, City of Philadelphia; Greg Gatta, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Philadelphia Energy Solutions; Brian Keech, senior vice president, Office of Government & Community Relations at Drexel University; Kathryn Ott Lovell, commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation; and Rebecca Rhynhart, chief administrative officer for the City of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Youth Basketball, a nonprofit that provides programs that use basketball as a means to help young people, particularly those from poor communities, develop as athletes, students, and citizens, has named the following board members: David Gould, program officer for research and development and new initiatives at the William Penn Foundation; Karen Chojnacki, associate professor and general-surgery residency program director at Thomas Jefferson University; Craig Scott, founder and CEO of CHS Ventures; and John McDonald, senior vice president of Toll Bros. Inc.

Attorney Lisa A. Shearman has been elected to the board of the Montgomery Bar Association. She is a partner at Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin P.C., Lansdale.

William J. Gallagher has been elected president of Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, a nonprofit that provides civil legal services to low-income people, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly living in Chester, Delaware, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties. He is a partner at MacElree Harvey Ltd., West Chester.

Duane Morris L.L.P. partner Lawrence J. Kotler, of the firm's Philadelphia office, has been named president of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project. The nonprofit assists individuals living below the federal poverty level to stabilize their finances through debt and budget counseling linked to pro bono Chapter 7 bankruptcy representation.

Regina M. Philipps, an associate at the Haddonfield law firm Madden & Madden P.A., was named president of the South Jersey Young Professionals Association.

The Center for Corporate Governance of Drexel University LeBow College of Business has named to its advisory board Eileen C. McDonnell, chair and CEO of Penn Mutual, and M. Shawn Bort, director of UGI Corp.

Lenape Valley Foundation, Doylestown, has elected Barbara N. Lyons, founder of the Bucks County Mediation and Arbitration Center, to its board. The foundation assists county residents encountering issues of mental health, substance use, and intellectual or developmental challenges.

Peirce College's Criminal Justice Studies Program has formed an advisory board that includes: Michael Chitwood, superintendent of the Upper Darby Police Department; Jeremiah Daley, executive director of the Philadelphia/Camden High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area; Darryl Madden, former director at the Federal Emergency Management Agency and special assistant to the mayors of Baltimore and Washington; Sidney Baumgarten, retired Army brigadier general, attorney, and former deputy mayor of New York City; Mark Dorsey, former chief of the University of Pennsylvania Police and SEPTA police inspector; Ben Mannes, director, Office of Investigations, American Board of Internal Medicine; and Terrence Gibbs, retired Philadelphia Police internal-affairs manager.

Meena Desai, an anesthesiologist and managing partner for Nova Anesthesia Professionals, Villanova, has been elected chair of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

PhillyCAM, the public-access TV station found on Comcast and Verizon cable systems, has selected the following board members: Ernest Owens, multimedia journalist and editor for Philadelphia Magazine's G Philly; Denise James, a broadcast journalist and currently the strategic-communications director for the Philadelphia Police Dept.; Sohelia "Gigi" Nikpour, a paralegal at Community Legal Services and a founding advocate for PhillyCAM; Marquis Lupton, a news reporter and journalist; Matthew Clark, a producer at PhillyCAM; Victor Tripp, a writer, producer and interviewer; and Keith Brand, associate professor of radio, TV and film at Rowan University. - Mike Zebe