Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, P.A., a regional certified public accounting and managing consulting firm, hired Karen L. Gouldmann as staff accountant at the firm's Towson office. Gouldmann recently earned her bachelor's degree in accounting at the University of Baltimore. Peggy S. Musser has been appointed by Godfrey Advertising as its art director. Musser worked for Godfrey from 1983 and 1985, but has been a free-lance artist since 1989. Musser will assume art and design responsibilities for several of the company's industrial clients.
James S. Riepe, managing director of T. Rowe Price Associates, a Baltimore-based investment management firm, has been re-elected as the chairman of the Investment Company Institute. ICI is a trade group for the mutual fund industry.
Reg Murphy, chairman of The Baltimore Sun, has been appointed a director of Monarch Avalon Inc., the Baltimore-based game publisher and printing firm. Monarch Avalon is the parent company of Monarch Services, a Baltimore commercial printer and envelope manufacturer, and Avalon Hill Game Co., designer and manufacturer of more than 200 computer and board games for a worldwide market.
* Lawrence E. McCanna, managing partner of Gross, Mendelsohn & Weiler, P.A., a full-service accopunting firm, has been elected to the board and appointed treasurer of the Maryland Special Olympics.
Edward J. Trojan has been appointed managing principal of the mid-Atlantic offices of Greiner Inc., one of the oldest full-service engineering, planning, architecture and surveying firms in the United States. Trojan, who was previously president and resident manager of Greiner's Pennsylvania office, will be responsible for the daily operations of Greiner's firms in Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
* Timothy O'Shields was appointed deputy director of EA Laboratories of Sparks. The position was created to accommodate the company's recent expansion. O'Shields had been a manager with an environmental testing laboratory.
* Julia A. Garcia of Hunt Valley has been accepted into the engineer-in-training program of the Federal Communications Commission. She has been assigned to the commission's field operations bureau training center in Norfolk, Va.
* Donald Mitten has been appointed chief engineer in the Baltimore office of Morris & Ritchie Associates Inc., an engineering and consulting company. He had previously been with KCI Technologies Inc. Timothy F. Madden was hired as a senior landscape architect.
Susan L. Abbott has been named vice president of quality assurance at McCormick & Co. Inc. Abbott first joined McCormick in 1970 as a chemist, and in 1987 was appointed to her most recent position as corporate director of quality assurance. McCormick also named Marshall Myers as vice president of research and development. He joined McCormick as director of R&D Labs and has been responsible for the Technical Resource Center and management of corporate research and development programs. Myers holds a doctorate in nutritional biochemistry and metabolism from MIT.
Bruce A. Calvert has become the Total Quality Management facilitator for the McCormick Flavor Group. He will serve as a resource to all locations in an effort to determine barriers to productivity and customer service. Calvert joined McCormick in 1971 and recently was the human relations manager for the Flavor Manufacturing Center and the Food Service Spice Plant.
* Thomas W. Fisher has been named manager of maintenance and technical services at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant. Fisher joined Bethlehem Steel in 1960 and previously was superintendent of cold sheet mills.
The College of Notre Dame named Sr. Therese Marie Dougherty, a professor of classics and history, the Mullan Distinguished Teacher for 1991. The award carries a a cash stipend.
* The Clergy United for Renewal of East Baltimore received the Johns Hopkins Health System's third annual Clarence Du Burns Award for Community Service. The $1,000 award is given to the individual or group that has contributed most to the quality of life JTC in the community on the preceding year.
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