On the Boards

Paula Hudson
Paula Hudson
Posted: August 20, 2013

The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, a nonprofit grant-making and education foundation in West Chester, appointed Judi Bell, Natasha Harding, Paula Hudson and Mary Ann Rossi to its board. Bell is vice president of strategic development at People 2.0. Harding is a paralegal and advertising analyst at QVC. Hudson is an office manager at Graeme L. Hudson Family Dentistry. Rossi is director and CEO with the law firm MacElree, Harvey Ltd.

Philadelphia attorney Gail P. Granoff was elected treasurer of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Mechanicsburg. Granoff is a founder and principal of Reaching Agreement ADR L.L.C. Montgomery County attorney Mark A. Kearney was elected vice president. He is co-hiring shareholder, director, managing shareholder, and corporate secretary with Elliott Greenleaf & Siedzikowski P.C. in Blue Bell.

Chestnut Hill Hospital named Anuj Gupta to its board of trustees. He is executive director of Mount Airy USA.

Jeffrey M. Williams has been named secretary of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is founder and managing partner of Williams & Hand P.C., Doylestown.

James E. Brookman has been named president of the Rotary Club of Philadelphia. He is founder and owner of Manifest Architecture and Design, Philadelphia.

Christopher M. Hager has been named chair of the Urban Land Institute Philadelphia District Council, a nonprofit education and research institute. He is a principal at Langan Engineering & Environmental Services.

RSVP of Montgomery County, a nonprofit that promotes volunteerism among area adults, appointed the following members: Michael Carney, account manager with the Carney Group; Bertha I. Johnson, interim executive director at Montgomery County Head Start; Donna L. Middleton, director of development for the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, and Barbara Rutberg, retired English teacher at Upper Dublin High School.

Retired Judge Maureen E. Lally-Green has been elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County, Jamison, named Michael Jaurigue, commercial programs manager at Sabre Systems, to its board.

Gary P. Scharmett has been elected president of the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys Inc. He is a partner at Stradley Ronon, Philadelphia, and, co-chairs the firm's finance and restructuring practice groups.

VNA Community Services Inc., an Abington nonprofit that provides health care and health-related community services to vulnerable populations, has elected Michael A. Coakley vice president of the board. He is a director at Kreischer Miller. David W. Mills, group manager, commercial banking at M&T Bank, is treasurer, and Valerie Ward, a retired teacher, is secretary.

Bob Aglira has been elected chairman of the board of Cradles to Crayons, a West Conshohocken-based nonprofit that provides new and gently used everyday essentials to children living in low-income homeless situations. He is a clinical faculty member with the Fox Management Consulting program at Temple University's Fox School of Business.

Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania Inc., a Pottstown nonprofit that provides scholarship grants for college and vocational education to children of those killed or seriously injured in work-related accidents, named the following board members: Lloyd Brown, marketing and client-relations specialist for the Insurance Defense Group, as well as lead surveillance group and SIU liaison at Stumar Investigations; Zachary Ashworth, a financial analyst for Excalibur Insurance Management; Joshua Gray, managing partner in the Harrisburg office of Chartwell Law Firm, and Frank Snyder, secretary-treasurer of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO.

                                     - Mike Zebe

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