On the Boards

Deborah A. Hays
Deborah A. Hays
Posted: March 18, 2014

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, named Chris Bruner chairman of the board. He is managing partner of EY Philadelphia (formerly Ernst & Young Philadelphia) and succeeds Justin P. Klein, partner and practice leader of the securities group at Ballard Spahr L.L.P.

Joanne Murray has been named vice president and president-elect of the Bucks Country Bar Association. She is an attorney at Antheil Maslow & Macminn L.L.P., Doylestown.

CeaseFirePA, a Philadelphia gun-violence prevention organization, elected the following board members:

    Nick Certo, senior vice president, university and workplace banking, at PNC; Shawn Kraemer, a community volunteer; Phil Goldsmith, former city managing director, Philadelphia school board member and former CeaseFirePA board president; Jim Sayne, a retired senior systems architect at Unisys Corp.; Greg Davis, vice president at NFP Lincoln Benefits Group; Harriet Weiss, CEO of CRW Graphics, and Rick Bowes, a Philadelphia police officer.

Joseph J. McHale, a partner at Stradley Ronon, Philadelphia, has been appointed chair of the American Diabetes Association's Philadelphia Chapter Community Leadership Board. He is partner-in-charge of the firm's Malvern office.

Carl Chudnofsky, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Einstein Healthcare Network, has been elected to the board of the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

Deborah A. Hays, a partner with law firm Archer & Greiner in Haddonfield, has been appointed to the board of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey.

Battelle Ventures general partner Tracy Warren has been named to the Springboard Enterprises Life Science Council, a global network of experts who serve as advisers to the women-led companies in the venture catalyst's accelerator pipeline.

Jerry Goldberg, a partner at Navigate, a management-consulting firm based in Wayne, has been named to the board of the Wilma Theater, Philadelphia.

Stradley Ronon, Philadelphia, said partners David H. Joseph and Michael D. O'Mara have been appointed to the firm's board of directors. Joseph chairs Stradley Ronon's business department; O'Mara chairs its litigation department.

Citadel, Exton, said Jessica Schuler, vice president of campus development at Sallie Mae, has joined its audit committee.

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) appointed Mariana Chilton, associate professor of public health at the Drexel University School of Public Health, to the National Commission on Hunger.

Twin Oaks Community Services, Mount Holly, appointed Colleen M. Crandall to its board. She is a shareholder at Shectman Marks Devor P.C.

Attorney Renee Vidal, a shareholder at Flaster/Greenberg P.C., was reappointed to the board of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce.

The Adam and Maria Sarah Seybert Institution for Poor Boys and Girls, known as the Seybert Foundation, Doylestown, named Linda White to its board. She is manager of the Request for Proposal process for the City of Philadelphia Office of Supportive Housing.

Alan S. Kaplinsky has been named to the board of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. He is an attorney and leads the consumer financial services group at Ballard Spahr L.L.P., Philadelphia.

Kevin Kelly, president of Leon N. Weiner & Associates Inc., Wilmington, has been elected chairman of the National Association of Home Builders, a trade group.

The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Educational Foundation, Harrisburg, elected Sherri A. Lee to a two-year term. Lee is a staff pharmacist with Grand View Hospital.

NBN Group, a Cherry Hill home-health-care company, named attorney John Hanamirian to its board. He is a co-founding shareholder of Hanamirian, Yellin & Kranjac P.C., Moorestown and New York.

- Mike Zebe

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