Medical Communications Network Inc., a Baltimore-based publisher of Physician's Practice Digest appointed Peter S. Sheldon account executive in the Richmond, Va., office.
Communications Electronics Inc., a Timonium-based mobile communications company, named Patrick J. Bennett executive vice president.
Hess Shoes in Baltimore appointed Ronald B. Crouse director of advertising.
New Community College of Baltimore appointed Dr. Frank Samuels vice president for academic affairs and Dr. Janice E. Richardson vice president for planning and development.
Electric Motor Repair Service in Silver Spring appointed Richard Lee branch manager.
Maryland Specialty Wire Inc., a subsidiary of Handy & Harman, named Jan H. Edwards director, sales/marketing.
Bottcher America Corp. in Belcamp, a subsidiary of Felix Bottcher Gmbh & Co. in Cologne, Germany, named James K. Andreen treasurer.
McCormick & Co., a Sparks-based producer of seasonings, flavorings and specialty foods, announced the following appointments: J. Allan Anderson, vice president and controller; Michael S. Procyk, senior financial analyst; Mary B. Zaske, manager of corporate training in Corporate Human Relations; Donna DeLawder, competitive allowance supervisor, McCormick/Schilling Division; and Kevin A. Everline, raw material specification developer, McCormick Flavor Group.
WMAR-TV in Baltimore promoted Michele McDowell to local sales manager.
Heath Design Group Inc., an interior design firm in Baltimore, named Andrea V. Hyde senior designer.
Advertising and P.R.:
Porter/Novelli, a public relations agency in Washington, promoted Laura Tomasetti to senior account executive and Vince Powers and Shannon Beaudin to account executives.
Earle Palmer Brown Yellow Pages, a division of Earle Palmer Brown Advertising in Bethesda, named Michael A. Colistra president.
Briggs Kowenski Beskid Advertising in College Park named Andrew Ferrin vice president of client services.
Hottman Edwards Advertising Inc. in Baltimore appointed Mike Gonick account supervisor.
Classic Communications Corp., an advertising, public relations and graphic design company in Reisterstown, named Patricia Pye production manager and Erhard Peterke production assistant.
RMR & Associates, a Rockville-based advertising and public relations firm, named George Tzamaras public relations associate.
Image Dynamics, a Baltimore-based advertising and public relations firm, appointed Michael T. Gabriele assistant account executive.
Gray Kirk/VanSant, a Baltimore-based advertising agency, appointed Ken Dennison art director.
Adams Sandler Inc., a marketing communications company in Baltimore and Rockville, named Fred M. Glock graphics designer in the Rockville office.
Advance Federal Savings and Loan Association in Baltimore named John M. Hamilton president and chief administrative officer.
Legal and professional:
Venable, Baetjer and Howard, a Baltimore-based law firm, promoted the following to partner: Sondra Harans Block, J. Michael Brennan, Gary M. Hnath, Thomas J. Kelly Jr., Herbert G. Smith II and James F.C. Worrall.
Weinberg and Green, a Baltimore-based law firm, appointed Bert Black partner.
Mid-Atlantic Trade Adjustment Assistance Center, a Pennsylvania-based organization that helps manufacturers who lost sales and employees due to increased competition from imports, named Vernon Thompson member of the advisory board. Thompson is executive director of the Maryland Department of Economic and Employment's Office of Business Assistance.
B&B:TNN Bed & Breakfast, an organization of bed and breakfast reservation services, named Greg Page vice president. Page is owner of Bed & Breakfast of Maryland Traveler in Maryland Inc. in Annapolis.
National Association of Securities Dealers Inc. in Washington elected William R. Rothe to a three-year term on the board of governors. Rothe is managing direcror and head of NASDAQ/OTC Trading at the Baltimore investment banking firm Alex. Brown & Sons Inc.
Associated Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors of Maryland elected Larry LeDoyen of Northeastern Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. in Timonium president; William Turlington of AAA Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Co. of Baltimore, vice president; Bob Allen of Economy Heating & Air Conditioning in Joppa, secretary/treasurer; and Dave Heavrin of Statewide Mechanical Services of Baltimore, budget and finance chairman. The organization also elected the following to the board of directors: Ray Chaney of Ray F. Chaney Heating & Air Conditioning in Baltimore; Bob Chason of Chason Service Engineers in Timonium; Jim Hottel of Fidelity Engineering in Hunt Valley; Ted Schweitzer of Guardian Mechanical in Baltimore; and Everett Smith of Lyon, Conklin & Co. in Baltimore.
Council on Economic Education in Maryland, an organization that supports economic education for elementary and secondary schools, named the following to the board of trustees: Walter G. Amprey, superintendent of Baltimore City Schools; Spicer Bell, Dorchester County school superintendent; Joseph L. Shilling, Queen Anne's County school superintendent; Paul L. Vance, Montgomery County school superintendent; and Catherine R. Gira, Frostburg State University president.
Rosse & Associates Inc., a Sparks-based advertising, marketing and public relations agency, was honored by Prepared Foods magazine for a four-color, two-page advertisement that promoted the seasoning capabilities available to the food processing industry from the McCormick Flavor Group. The ad was ranked No. 1 in both the "noticed" and "read" categories of the magazine's June 1991 issue.
North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie promoted T. Wyatt Medicus to executive vice president.