Mark Beckwith and Florence Mele have been appointed to the 18-memberboard of trustees at Harford Day School in Bel Air.
A graduate ofMcDonogh School, Beckwith earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Baltimore. Formerly a banking officer with Equitable Trust, he currently owns two Amoco stations in the Baltimore area.
For the past three years, Beckwith has served as chairman of Amoco dealers' fund-raising efforts on behalf of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. He also serves on the annual giving committee at HarfordDay School and recently chaired the school's first golf tournament, conducted at the Maryland Golf and Country Club.
He and his wife, Connie, have a son, Adam, who attends second grade at Harford Day School.
Mele attended Kingsborough College in New York on a National Merit Scholarship. For the past 12 years she has been employed with T. Rowe Price Associates Inc., where she currently is assistant vice president of investment operations.
Mele offers volunteer support to an organization known as RAISE (Raise Ambition to Improve Self-Esteem), which provides inner-city middle school children with mentors tohelp inspire them through their high school years.
Mele is the immediate past president of Harford Day School's Parent Association andserves on the annual giving committee.
She and her husband, Nicholas, have a daughter, Carolyn, who attends fourth grade at Harford Day.
Located at 715 Moores Mill Road in Bel Air, Harford Day School educates prekindergarten through eighth-grade students.
MCCLURE IN ACADEMY
Dr. David William McClure of Bel Air has completed continuing medical education requirements to retain active membership in the American Academy of Family Physicians, the national association of family doctors.
The requirements call for members to complete a minimum of 150 hours of accredited continuing medical study every three years.
McClure has been an active member of AAFP since 1984.
STEIN HONORED AT APG
Robin Stein, a chemist and branch chief at the U.S. Army Toxic and Hazardous Materials Agency at Aberdeen Proving Ground,was named the APG Federal Women's Program Outstanding Women of the Year.
Stein, who was chosen from among 22 FWP candidates, was selected for this award based on professional and community accomplishments, with emphasis placed on community involvement.
She was similarly honored in the past when she was selected one of the "Outstanding Young Women of America" in 1986 and 1990.
In addition to being the first female chief of one of four branches at the USATHAMA Installation Restoration Division, Stein spends much time supporting women in the field of science and engineering. She has organized an APG chapterof Women in Science in Engineering, a group geared to helping women help themselves. The chapter provides training opportunities, a forumfor networking, mentorships and exchange of ideas, and a community outreach program to encourage women to get into the science and engineering fields.
TRASKEY NAMED TO BOARD
Michael P. Traskey, director of organization development for McCormick & Company in Hunt Valley, was appointed to the Baltimore Goodwill Industries board of governors.
Traskey, of Jarrettsville, has more than 20 years of experience in the Human Resources field and is affiliated with the American society of Training & Development and the Chesapeake Human Resources Association.
He earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology at GannonUniversity.
Traskey will continue to help Goodwill meet its mission of serving as a vocational training and employment agency for disabled and disadvantaged persons.