New positions Market Center Association, a Baltimore association of downtown Baltimore retail shops, hotels and restaurants, named Eddie Applefeld director of marketing.
U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis appointed Lt. Cmdr. Michael W. John as public affairs officer.
Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. in Cumberland appointed Richard A. Luhring comptroller and named Tim F. Ladd to Mr. Luhring's former position as treasurer.
Daft-McCune-Walker Inc., a Towson-based land planning and development consulting firm, named Linda L. Depkin controller.
Export Today, a Washington publication on international trade, appointed Patricia E. Steele vice president and associate publisher.
Harford Community College appointed Dr. G.Jeremiah Ryan vice president of marketing, planning and development. The college also named Gail A. Hawkins dean of student services.
Fairchild Space & Defense Corp., a Germantown-based aerospace and defense company, named Deborah M. Tucker vice president of communications.
Roadnet Technologies Inc., a Timonium-based subsidiary of United Parcel Service that provides computer-software support services, named Ed Lauffer senior analyst in the Systems Planning and Support Division. Roadnet appointed the following to software engineer: William Frederick Dodson, Operations Research Division; Cynthia A. Brown-LaVeist, Feeder Graphic Displays section; and Shawn P. Hurley, Package Systems Integration section. L.Jay Wantz was named junior software engineer in the Hub and Feeder section.
Goucher College in Towson appointed Dr. Lucie Lapovsky vice president for finance and named Charles Cross associate vice president for finance.
Essex Community College named Caroline Scott coordinator of college activities and David Erhardt transfer coordinator.
Bignell + Watkins Architects in Annapolis promoted Richard J.
Loeschke Jr. and Ravi S. Waldon to associates.
Glen-Gery Corp., a brick manufacturer based in Wyomissing, Pa., promoted Ronald J. Hunsicker to Baltimore regional sales manager.
Mid-Atlantic Country magazine in Alexandria, Va., named Gene Sittenfeld associate publisher for circulation.
American Office, a Baltimore-based office furniture dealership, named Robin Somers-Strom account executive at its Fairfax, Va., office.
Dundalk Community College named Dr. Kathleen Liberatore chairwoman of the Business Management Division.
Intercontinental Consultants Corp. in Baltimore appointed Margaret McA. Cochran vice president of sales and marketing and David P. Hering director of operations.
Papier Design Group in Baltimore named Liza Hathaway-Matthews senior account executive for the Commercial Division.
H.Chambers Co., a Baltimore-based interior design and planning firm, named Don Arenth associate and Cesar Gomez project architect for the hospitality group.
Cellmark Diagnostics, a Germantown-based biological testing firm, named Dr. Amanda Carr Sozer research scientist.
French Bray Inc., a printing firm in Glen Burnie, named Clay Doughty account executive.
Rita St. Clair Associates, an interior design firm in Baltimore, named Penny Bonda as designer.
MCI Communications Corp. appointed the following to the sales division: Anthony Turner, account executive in Baltimore; Sharon Grasso, associate representative in Baltimore; and Harry Selph account executive in Rockville.
CSL Intermodal, a Hunt Valley-based business unit of CSX Corp. of Richmond, Va., named Timothy M. Odell manager of 'f intermodal sales for the Chicago region.
Corporate Cost Management, a Rockville-based provider of computer software, named Daniel F. Hoemke chief operating officer.
WMAR-TV in Baltimore appointed Sharon M. Walz research director.
McCormick & Co. Inc., a Hunt Valley-based producer of seasonings, flavorings and specialty foods, named Richard Rosoff staff auditor for Corporate Internal Audit and promoted Cynthia Domres to senior staff accountant for the McCormick Flavor Group.
The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore named William M. Ross assistant director of development for the G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering.
U.S. Message Corp. in Baltimore appointed Laura L. Blasetti account executive.
Real estate and development
Lexington Charles LP, owner of the 201 North Charles Street Building in Baltimore, appointed David E. Johnson vice president.
Ackerman & Co., an Atlanta-based developer, promoted both John K. Burch Jr. and Daniel C. Crammer to senior vice president in its Washington office.
Lane Commercial Real Estate Services in Columbia appointed Steve Tove as office leasing specialist.
Legal and professional
Miles & Stockbridge, a regional law firm, named Gary W. Brown and Edward J. Longosz II partners.
Walpert, Smullian & Blumenthal, a regional accounting and management-consulting firm, promoted Deborah Oliver Schultz to manager in the manufacturing and distribution division.
Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, a Baltimore-based accounting firm, promoted Adrienne Sappington to manager.
Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting and consulting firm in Baltimore, appointed Sandra M. Puglia personnel supervisor.
Hertzbach, Sapperstein & Sidle, a Baltimore-based accounting firm, promoted James Wells and Ira Sperling to the position of supervisor, and Anastasia O'Donnell and Michael Price to the position of senior accountant.
Vantage House, a retirement community with nursing services in Columbia, appointed Lyttelton Rowe director of dining service and Suzanne Lent assistant director of dining service.
Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore appointed Lane L. Collins coordinator of the Chemical Dependency Unit.
Advertising and P.R.
Gray Kirk & Evans, a Baltimore-based advertising and public relations firm, promoted Michael Marcus to field account executive for the agency's Precision Tune account. The firm also appointed Robin-Marie Williams as account supervisor for Capitol Tune, a franchiser of Precision Tune, and John Patterson as senior copywriter.
Hartt and Co., a Baltimore-based advertising agency, named Cynthia Hoke office manager and assistant to the president.
Barry Blau & Partners Inc., a direct-response advertising agency in Baltimore, promoted Beverly Karras to vice president, production director; T.J. Scott to vice president, associate creative director; and Karen Detert to vice president, management supervisor. Gary Brick was named account supervisor.
Eisner, Petrou & Associates, a marketing and communications agency in Baltimore and Washington, named Jean Miskimon and Lisa Pashion assistant account executives.
On the board
Maryland Venture Capital Trust, a trust initiated by Gov. William Donald Schaefer to provide start-up capital for new businesses, appointed the following to its board of trustees: Dorothy E. Brunson, president of Brunson Communications; Patrick P. Hervy, chairman and president of Medical Systems and Services Inc. in Baltimore; and Harvey D. Kushner, president of Kushner Management Planning Corp. and chairman of the Montgomery County High Technology Council. Mr. Kushner was named chairman of the board.
Baltimore Life Insurance Co. elected Benjamin H. Griswold IV, the chairman, general partner and managing director of Alex. Brown & Sons of Baltimore, to its board and that of its subsidiary, Life of Maryland.
First Advantage Mortgage Corp. in Columbia appointed Mary B. McCann mortgage representative.
Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc., a securities brokerage and financial services firm based in Baltimore, named Robert G. Sabelhaus senior vice president and director of retail sales, and Ed Hipp vice president of sales management.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore branch, promoted R.William Ahern to automation officer.
Travelers Home Equity Services appointed Nancy Rhodes marketing representative for Maryland, Virginia and Washington.