Deckelneck Named


April 12, 1992

Lee Deckelneck recently became executive director of Arundel Lodge Inc., the community rehabilitation agency for the mentally ill in Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County.

Formerly the vice president of ReVisions, Inc., the state's second-largest community rehabilitation service agency, he has been a field associate with Boston University's Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and a trainer and consultant with the Maryland Association of Psychiatric Support Services.

He has provided training and technical assistance consultation inpsychiatric rehabilitation to hospitals and community agencies in the United States and Canada.


Dana Tropp of Crownsville has been elected president of the Annapolis Jaycees' local branch of the Nationwide Leadership Training and Community Service Organization for Young Adults for the 1992-1993 year.

Tropp, a member of the Annapolis chapter since 1989, has held several chapter positions and is a software consultant for her company, Sterling Software Innovations.

Other new offices include Terry Zablonski, management vice president, of Arnold; and Keith Ebersole, community vice president, Leslee Sparhawk, membership vice president, and Colleen Baldwin, individual vice president, all of Annapolis.

Also elected were Susan Hebden, treasurer, Donna Usewick, secretary, and Karin Garvin, legal counsel, all from Annapolis; and Arnold's Tricia Baldwin, chairwoman of the board.

Serving the board of directors are Paul Hamilton, Gina Grimaldi, Johanna Krinock, Jennifer Dudley, Marianne Stevens, Joe Cater, Ilene Lipsitz and Renee McDermet, all of Annapolis; MichelleStreib of Millersville, Mark Wedemeyer of Pasadena and Sally Heal ofSeverna Park.


Towson State University has awarded a Foundation Scholarship to Kimberly C. Lang of Millersville for the spring 1992 semester.

The 1989 graduate of Old Mill is a junior majoring in social science and secondary education.

A dean'slist student, Lang is a member of the Young Educator's Club and Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society. She is a previous recipient of the John J. Leidy Foundation Scholarship.


North Arundel Hospital has promoted Dr. Richard T. Fields as chairman of the department of emergency medicine.

Fields' responsibilities include managing eight full-time emergency department physicians and serving on the hospital's Medical Executive Committee, the Coronary Care Unit and Quality Assurance Committee.

North Arundel Hospital's emergency department is projected to treat nearly 50,000 area residents in 1992.

Fields became board-certified in emergency medicine in 1989 and became a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians in 1990. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1979 and his bachelor of science degree in engineeringin 1976 from Purdue University.

Fields is also a member of the American College of Physician Executives.


Becky Thiele, daughter of Dennis and Janet Thiele of Pasadena and a senior at Chesapeake High, has been awarded a Notre Dame Scholarship forthe College of Notre Dame.

A member of the National Honor Society, Thiele has been captain of Chesapeake's soccer and softball teams. She will be entering the College of Notre Dame in the fall.


The Auxiliary of Anne Arundel Medical Center honored 144 of its members during the Annual Auxiliary Awards. Honored memberswere recognized for their hours of service and each received awards which can be displayed on their auxiliary uniforms.

More than 80,000 hours of volunteer time was donated last year by the 465 active members.


Joyce Lee of Severna Park was chosen to preside over the Maryland State P.E.O. Sisterhood which will convene April 24-25 at the Holiday Inn, Timonium.

The theme of the 33rdannual state convention will be "P.E.O. -- Joy in your heart, your mind, your soul."

Lee was initiated into P.E.O. in Chapter AN, Virginia Beach, Va., in 1974 and later became a member of Chapter Y, Annapolis. Presently, she is with chapter AA of Severna Park.


Dr. James W. Reinig received a 1991 Editor's Recognition Award with Special Distinction from the journal Radiology.

Radiologyis a monthly journal devoted to clinical radiology and allied sciences. Reinig, a recipient in 1987, 1988 and 1990, was one of 31 nationwide to receive this award.

Reinig is the associate chief of radiology service at Anne Arundel

Medical Center and is in private practice with Annapolis Radiology Associates.


Tiffany Rauchhaus, 9, daughter of Teresa Rauchhaus of Glen Burnie, wasrecently selected to be a finalist in the 1992 Miss Maryland National Pre-Teen Pageant on June 5-7 at the Holiday Inn, Timonium.

The winner of the pageant will receive a savings bond, crown, trophy, sashand her transportation and full sponsorship to the 12th Anniversary Miss National Pre-Teen Celebration in Florida.



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