* The Landscape Contractors Association, of Maryland...

INDUSTRY WATCH

January 16, 1994

* The Landscape Contractors Association, of Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia, has installed Michael McWilliams of Maxalea Nurseries Inc. of Towson, as president of its board of directors for 1994. Colleen Bugler of Colleen Bugler Associates Inc. of Mt. Airy is the new vice president and Kevin McHale, of McHale & McHale Landscape Design Inc. of Lothian is secretary/treasurer.

Other directors are Carrie Blazek, Bayberry Landscapes, Silver Spring; Nadine Horenstein, Spring Gardens Inc., Ijamsville; Barbara Katz, London Landscapes, Chevy Chase; Bob Phillips, Shemin Nurseries Inc., Burtonsville; John Shorb, Landscape Projects Inc., Bethesda; and Jeff Topley, Creative Plantings, Burtonsville.

* The Prudential Preferred Properties in Lutherville reported Jeannie Pohlhaus was elected 1994 Maryland governor of the Women's Council of Realtors. Ms. Pohlhaus served as WCR state chapter president in 1993 and local chapter president in 1991.

ON THE MOVE

* American Family Homes Inc. has named Jack Tucker assistant vice president to direct its homebuilding operations in the planned communities of St. Charles, 23 miles from Washington in Charles County, and Westbury, near Patuxent River Naval Air Test Center in Lexington Park.

* Douglas Homes appointed Katie Swanstorm sales assistant for its five Howard County communities.

* Key Federal Savings Bank named Albert Kavalsky senior residential lending officer. Mr. Kavalsky will be responsible for marketing Key's new residential mortgage division to customers Maryland and Delaware.

* O'Conor, Piper & Flynn, Realtors named Anne Shiflett controller of the Timonium-based company, which is the region's largest locally owned, independent real estate broker with 36 offices in Maryland and southern Pennsylvania. Sue Fonda has been appointed director of relocation services for the company.

CALENDAR

* Jan. 18: The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland will hold a seminar on the fair housing law from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the HBAM headquarters, 1502 Woodlawn Drive, Baltimore. The cost is $33 for members and $43 for nonmembers. Reservations: 265-74000.

* Jan. 20-March 3: Goucher College Center for Continuing Studies is offering a "Preservation Law" course from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. The fee is $310. Information: 337-6200.

* Jan. 21-24: Nancy Gainer, president of Market Specific Sales Training in Columbia, will serve as moderator for "Meet the Experts" panel of national specialists on the topic of "Sales Management/Training" at the annual convention of the National Association of Home Builders in Las Vegas, Nev.

* Jan. 26: The Baltimore Chapter of the Society of Logistics Engineers will hold its monthly meeting starting with a social hour at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Robert Schuerholz, director of facilities management at the Johns Hopkins University will address "University Operations and Logistics" at 7 p.m.. The cost is $15 for SOLE members and $16 for nonmembers.

* Feb. to May: The Building Owners and Managers Association of Metropolitan Baltimore is holding the following courses:

* Real Property Administrator course titled "Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems -- I" from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 8 to May 17, at the Fidelity & Deposit Co. Tuition is $395 plus a one-time RPA enrollment fee of $150.

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