On the Boards

Posted: November 08, 2010

The National Association of Medical Examiners has named Michael F. Rieders to its board. He is chairman of the board at NMS Labs and chief science officer at the Forensic Mentors Institute. He is active as a trustee at Arcadia University and a faculty member in its master of forensic-science program, and in the Vidocq Society, an organization of forensic professionals who volunteer to help resolve unsolved homicides.

The Foreign Policy Research Institute, a nonprofit education and foreign-policy organization, has elected William L. Conrad, Peter Dachowski, and Robert McLean to its board of trustees. Conrad is senior vice president at Delaware Investments. Dachowski is president and chief executive officer of CertainTeed Corp. McLean is senior vice president at UBS AG.

QlikTech, a Radnor business-intelligence-software company that went public this summer, has appointed John Burris to its board. He is CEO of Sourcefire Inc. and a member of its board.

The Family Planning Council, a private Philadelphia nonprofit organization, has named the following officers and members to its board:

Joe Pyle, president of the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, is president.

Lise Reno, an area advocate for women's health-care access, is vice president.

Julia Dutton, recently retired as executive director of the Stoneleigh Foundation, is treasurer.

Pam Butler, professor of nursing at the University of Delaware, is secretary.

New board members:

Ellen Fernberger is associate vice president for human resources at Community College of Philadelphia.

Billie Schnall is a lawyer in Center City.

Katherine Lupton is clinical research coordinator at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Cynthia Mollen is a pediatric emergency-medicine physician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Kathleen Scully is a publication and policy analyst at PathWays PA.

Seung Eun Kim is community-outreach program specialist for the American Red Cross in Philadelphia.

Nina Burnaford is senior associate director at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Technology Transfer.

Peter L. Frattarelli was named chairman of the Labor & Employment Services Department at the law firm Archer & Greiner P.C. Frattarelli has been a lawyer with the firm since 1997 and became a shareholder in 2002.

Richard D. Lackman became president of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, a nonprofit professional association. He is professor and chief of orthopaedic oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Sarcoma Center of Excellence, and associate director, patient and family services, at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, a nonprofit youth-services agency, has appointed the following to its board:

Kathleen Bock is principal and director of internal audit at the Vanguard Group.

Robert S. Davis is a partner with Saul Ewing L.L.P.

Zachary Davis is a lawyer at Stevens & Lee P.C.

Albert Miller is client-relationship executive with ParenteBeard L.L.C.

Suzanne Toner is director of human resources at Five Below Inc.

The Career Wardrobe, a Philadelphia nonprofit group that provides women free professional clothing and career- skills education, has named the following to its board:

Tamzen Harrington, a partner at SolomonEdwardsGroup L.L.C., is president.

Ebony Freeman, marketing and communications manager at Honeywell International Inc., is vice president.

Caroline Doyle, chief financial officer of St. Edmond's Federal Savings Bank, is treasurer.

Robin Rodin, principal of the Rodin Group, is secretary.

Appointed to the board:

Anne Kelly is director, risk control for Exelon Power Team, Peco Energy Co.

Erica Spizzirri is director of advancement services at Thomas Edison State University.

Alexandra Friedman is a student and a visiting board member with the Wharton School of Business.

The Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group, a nonprofit professional association of senior-level executives, has appointed Dorothy Stubblebine as chairwoman of its membership committee. She is a managing principal in DJS Associates Inc.

Patrick M. McKenna was elected president of the board of Safe Harbor of Greater West Chester, an independent nonprofit organization providing food, shelter, friendship, counseling, and recovery opportunities to single homeless men and women in Chester County. He is senior associate attorney with the West Chester law firm of Gawthrop Greenwood P.C.

The Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization, has elected Stephen T. Zarrilli chairman. He is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Safeguard Scientifics Inc.

The following were named to the board:

Sean Buffington is president of the University of the Arts.

Harold Hambrose is founder and CEO of Electronic Ink Inc.

Gerard Kunkel is senior vice president of Comcast Cable.

Julie Natale is a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P.

Craig Sanders is vice president of the North Highland Co.

The Exton Region Chamber of Commerce has named Don Anders president. He retired as human resources and customer-service director of Sunoco Inc. in 2003, then owned an Action International franchise and became a business coach for four years.

B.Someday Productions, an independent producing and presenting theater company in Fishtown, named three new members to its board. Michele Grant is a principal at Grant Myers L.L.C., Philadelphia. Leo Mulvihill is an intern for State Sen. Larry Farnese and is a law clerk at Jennings Sigmond P.C. in Philadelphia. Mark Montgomery is vice president of commercial lending at Hyperion Bank in Philadelphia.

John S. Spagnola was elected to the board of trustees of the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Spagnola is the managing director of PFM Advisors. He played for the Eagles for nine years.

The Wilma Theater, a nonprofit cultural organization, has named Amy Leis to its board. She is program manager at Janney Montgomery Scott L.L.C. in Philadelphia.

The Greater Philadelphia Association for Recovery Education, a nonprofit group for establishing a sober high school in the Philadelphia region, has elected Rosalie Spelman Fallon and Philip Tankel to its board. Spelman Fallon is a lawyer in private practice in Swarthmore. Tankel is in private practice and is on staff at the Center for Postpartum Depression in Philadelphia.

Yoga Unites, a nonprofit organization, has named Julie Coopersmith, manager of Yoga Evolution; Dhyana Vitarelli, owner of Dhyana Yoga; and Mitra Dadmarz, a clinical development consultant for the pharmaceutical industry, to its board of directors.

Dan Hirschfeld was named to the board of trustees at Harcum College, Bryn Mawr. He is president of Genesis Rehab Service. - Mike Zebe

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