Betsy Scott has recently joined the Annapolis office of Shannon & Luchs Realtors.
For the last 20 years, Scott has worked as the office manager of Scott Sailmakers in Annapolis. Previously an editorial assistant for Yachting Magazine in New York and Skipper Magazine in Annapolis, Scott is an avid sailor and has competed internationally.
A native of Baltimore, she has lived in Annapolis for the past 22years.
MICHEL ADDS DIRECTOR
The R. E. Michel Co. Inc. has appointed Ed Curtis director of dealer relations.
Formerly director of credit for the company, the third-largest distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment,parts and supplies in the United States, Curtis has been with R. E. Michel since 1987.
In addition to his new duties, Curtis will continue to oversee the credit function.
Craig Purcell, principal of Schwarz PurcellArchitects, P.A., of Annapolis, was recently honored by the MarylandChapter of the American Planning Association for his work on a recent design competition.
Purcell was recognized for his role as representative of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in organizing the Town of Prince Frederick Design Competition in conjunction with the Calvert Historical Society and the Calvert County Department of Planning and Zoning.
GROSFELD TALKS TO POLES
Sharon M. Grosfeld, an attorney with the law firm of Hyatt & Petersof Annapolis, recently gave an overview of the American legal and legislative systems to seven Polish women legislators at a program in Washington.
The legislators are meeting with attorneys, professors,and other officials in several American cities.
During the session with Grosfeld, the women discussed domestic violence and family lawissues at the Meridian House International, the sponsor of the program, entitled "Women in Politics."
Grosfeld concentrates her legal practice on domestic law, particularly divorce and child custody. In 1989, she traveled to China with a group of 25 attorneys to discuss avariety of legal issues with her counterparts there.
NIVEN GETS APPOINTMENT
Longtime area resident Henry A. Niven has been appointed account representative for Metropolitan Life and Affiliated Cos. at the Annapolis Branch.
Niven is past president of and CEO of "Commercial Office Environments" and has been active in the local Kiwanis, Washington Home for Foundlings and the Brown University Club of Washington.
A registered representative of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Niven has completed extensive training through Metlife for his new position.
BRICKMAN IS ON 'TEAM'
The American FundsGroup has named Howard J. Brickman to it's "All-America Team."
A Certified Financial Planner with offices in Annapolis and Severna Park, Brickman's membership signifies leadership in new business development on behalf of the American Funds Group.
TWO GET AWARDS
Judy Leichtman and Cathy Kamrath, two sales associates with the Annapolis office of Shannon & Luchs Realtors, were recently awarded the CertifiedResidential Specialist (CRS) designation by the Residential Sales Council of the Realtors National Marketing Institute, affiliated with the National Association of Realtors.
Leichtman and Kamrath are members of the Anne Arundel County Association of Realtors, the MarylandAssociation of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
The designation is a symbol of excellence in residential sales. Those receiving the CRS must complete the required courses offered by theResidential Sales Council and must demonstrate expertise in applied residential marketing.