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May 02, 2007

Horizon board elects Duncan

Mary Ellen Duncan, president of Howard Community College since 1998, has been elected to the board of trustees of the Horizon Foundation, Howard County's largest philanthropy.

Duncan, of Marriottsville, was awarded the first Richard G. McCauley Leadership Award by Horizon in 2004. The award, which is named in honor of the foundation's first board chairman, recognizes "transformative leadership."

The Horizon Foundation addresses health and wellness in Howard County through grants and partnerships with public and private institutions.

Library group elects three

Kristen Hughes of Lullaby Baby, Joseph V. Murray Sr. of Ascend One Corp., and business consultant Carmel Roques have been elected to the board of Friends of the Howard County Library, a nonprofit advocacy group that supports the library's mission.

Other board members are Louise Riemer, president; Cindy Ardinger, vice president; Pam Goresh, recording and corresponding secretary; Christine DeBernard, treasurer; Judy Boman, David Carney, Rufus Clanzy, Joan Fox, Tara Hart, Kathy Sloan Beard, Lisa Vogt and Ethel Ward.

Roerty joins Quality Associates

Michael Roerty has been hired by Quality Associates Inc. of Columbia, a provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging and archiving, as business development executive.

Roerty will oversee direct sales of services and solutions for local, state and federal governments dealing with large amounts of hard copy and electronic information.

As well as seeking new opportunities to bring in business, Roerty will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with the company's network of distributors, software manufacturers and retailers in the electronic document-management industry.

Roerty was an account manager in the Washington office of Whitmont Legal Technologies Inc. and lead account manager, also in the Washington office of Document Technologies Inc., which develops document-management systems for federal agencies.

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