* Deborah M. Cook has been named head of St. Timothy's School in Stevenson.
* The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine named Michael Barch assistant vice president for medicine.
* The Learning Bank, an adult literacy center in Southwest Baltimore, announced that the following members have been selected to serve three-year terms on its advisory council. They are: Robert Aylward, director of strategic market planning for Baltimore Gas & Electric Company; Edwin K. Franze, associate publisher of The Baltimore Sun; Roberta Hucek, director of the "Heartlight" educational program; and Debbie L. Oppenheim, technical support manager for IBM.
* The Maryland Food Bank Inc. elected the following new directors and officers: Hal Handley, senior vice president of McCormick & Co., president; Howard Gersh, an assistant Baltimore state's attorney, vice president; Michael Glushakow, executive assistant for operations and public safety in the governor's office, treasurer; and Casey Stengel, Maryland Food Bank executive assistant, secretary for the board.
* The following directors were re-elected to one-year terms: Nancy Brennan, executive director, City Life Museums; James C. McBride of Phoenix; Barry Miller of Handwerger and Funkhouser, PA.; Peter W. Mills, senior vice president, Chase Bank of Maryland; A. Paul Moss of Baltimore; Martin T. Neat, president, First Shore Federal Savings and Loan Association; Mark E. Roeder, public affairs supervisor, Giant Food Inc.; Mother Ruby Rogers, Pastor, P & R Memorial Church of God in Christ; Steve Samuelson, president, Boston Loan Company; and Robert B. Watts of Piper and Marbury.
* The following directors were elected to their first full-year terms: Edward G. Novak, vice president, Maryland National Bank and Reverend Oliver R. Phillips, executive director, Samaan House Inc.
* The National Association of Women Business Owners Baltimore Regional Chapter, selected Betsy Grater, owner and operator of Amanda's Bed and Breakfast Reservation Service and also owner and hostess of Betsy's Bed and Breakfast in downtown Baltimore, as its 1993 Business Woman of the Year.
* Cornerstone, a Baltimore-based advertising agency, has been selected to provide public relations, design and marketing services for the 1994 Tri-Fed National Amateur Triathlon Championship to be held in Columbia and Ellicott City next summer.
* Data Management Inc. a data base management company headquartered in Alexandria, Va., has selected Linden Advertising Inc. of Baltimore, to create a new corporate image campaign.
* David Aston and Company Ltd., a Baltimore-based graphic design firm, has been awarded a contract for the graphic and environmental design of the new Children's Museum in Seattle.
Open for business
* Duo-Fast Mid-Atlantic announced that they will now known as Mid-Atlantic Fasteners, a Division of Duo-Fast Mid-Atlantic. The name follows the addition of several pneumatic nailer and stapler lines.
* The Ed Early Printing Company, which provides typesetting, design, color separations and printing to associations and private businesses in the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan area, has moved to 2315 Maryland Ave.
* James L. Smith, a business and management consultant, has merged with Varanko & Black, CPAs, a Hunt Valley public accounting firm.
* Picker International, a global manufacturer of diagnostic imaging equipment, has opened a district office at 9700 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway, Lanham, Md. 20706.
* Allen N. Walpert & Son Inc., a Baltimore-based electrical contractor that specializes in commercial, industrial and design-build construction, has merged with Statewide Electric Company. Keith Simmons, former vice president of Statewide, has been appointed general manager of the newly expanded Walpert & Son Inc.
* The Engineering Society of Baltimore Inc., announced the election of the following officers: James P. Krawczyk, executive at Century Engineering, president; Martin J. Hanna III, principal at Hanna Fire Engineering Corp., first vice president; Richard N. Berich, partner at Purum & Jeschke, second vice president; Joseph M. Pollitt, engineer for Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., secretary; Mitchell L. Harris, senior vice president of John E. Harms Jr. and Associates, treasurer. Elected as directors-at-large were: Bert Black, partner at Weinberg & Green; William O. Boland, partner at Ward-Boland Associates; Gino Gemignani, vice president of Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.; Wallace S. North Jr., Maryland Department of General Services; J. Thomas Wellener, BG&E; engineer, and Dennis Zembala, executive at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
* Eugene A. Arbaugh, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for PHH Corp., has been elected a member of the Conference Board's Council on Business-to-Business Marketing. The Conference Board, founded in 1916, is a worldwide forum for senior executives to exchange information.
* Dr. Don-N. Brotman, a Baltimore dentist, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Maryland State Dental Association.
* The H. Chambers Company, earned first place in the "1993 Excellence in Construction Awards Competition" for their renovation of The Berkshire Country Club in Reading, Pa.
* Stephen K. Shock, executive vice president of MNC Financial Inc.'s Treasury Group, has been named to the Board of Directors of Baltimore Goodwill Industries.