On the Boards

Kerry R. Benson
Kerry R. Benson
Posted: August 12, 2014

Lenape Valley Foundation, a Doylestown nonprofit provider of mental-health, substance-use, intellectual and early-intervention services, has elected the following new officers to its board: David Bailey, former lead scientist, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, president; Robert J. Rogala, former director/senior human-resources business partner at Alfa Laval Inc., vice president; Wesley G. Pericone, principal at Wesley G. Pericone P.C., treasurer, and Lisa Bodine, partner at Penn Wealth Planning L.L.C., secretary.

Ballard Spahr chief diversity officer Virginia G. Essandoh has been named a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, a nonprofit organization for legal professionals.

Lee Shields, a certified public accountant and partner at Friedman L.L.P. in Marlton, has been elected to serve on the board of trustees of Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice.

Attorney Lisa A. Shearman was elected to the Nominating Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She is a member of the real property, probate and trust section at Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, Lansdale.

Matt Wilson has been named chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Section. He is a partner at Martin Law, Philadelphia.

Mary Pennington, executive director in human-resources operations at Comcast Corp., and Doug Olson, a retired executive at Abbott Diagnostics, have been named to the board of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, has elected the following to its central board: Judith Hurtig, former artistic director and co-director of Hancher Auditorium; Justin Klein, a partner at Ballard Spahr L.L.P., and Andrea Baldec, a retired physician, musician and photographer.

The National Institute for Standards and Technology named Barry Logan to its Forensic Science Standards Board. He is vice president of Forensic Science Initiatives at NMS Labs, Willow Grove, and executive director of the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education.

Kerri E. Chewning, a lawyer at Archer & Greiner P.C., has been appointed chair of the Federal Practice and Procedure Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

PPL Corp., Allentown, has elected Armando Zagalo de Lima, a Xerox executive vice president, to its board.

Romulo L. Diaz Jr., vice president and general counsel of Peco, has been named to the board of the Center City District.

Paul Calem, assistant vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and Jared Mayer, director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, have been named to the board of Tutor Chat Live.

Immaculata University has named the following trustees: Sister Jeannine Norton, principal at SS. Simon and Jude School, West Chester; Kathleen V. Greatrex, president of Lourdes Imaging Associates and chair of the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and division chief of breast imaging for the Lourdes Health System, and Janet Garrity, former vice president for financing and cash operations at Verizon Communications Inc.

Kerry R. Benson, managing director and chief information officer of PFM Group, and Stephen T. Zarrilli, president and CEO of Safeguard Scientifics, have been elected to the board of the University City Science Center, Philadelphia. The center also elected Michael A. DiPiano, managing general partner of New Spring Ventures, vice chair and Richard P. Jaffe, a lawyer at Duane Morris L.L.P., as director emeritus.

Tracy Baumgartner, executive director of community investment/senior vice president at Comcast Corp., has been named to the board of Women's Way.

Martin Law partner Joe Huttemann has been named eastern district chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

Chellie Cameron, chief financial officer and deputy director of aviation at Philadelphia International Airport; Mike Kerlin, a partner at McKinsey & Co.; Christian Molnar, director of retention and business development for the Philadelphia Eagles; Mark Seltzer, senior vice president of development advisory services at Jones Lang LaSalle, and Ed Tettemer, an independent brand consultant, have been named to the board of Leadership Philadelphia.

Dominick Ciaraldi, senior director of political affairs at Comcast Corp., has been named to the boards of the Public Affairs Council and Neighborhood Bike Works.

Robert Crowder, head of executive recruiting at Vanguard, has been named to the board of LiveConnections.

Kate Deal, a partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath L.L.P., has been named to the board of the Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Leadership Council.

Ed Delussey, managing director at Accenture, has been named to the KIPP Philadelphia Schools Leadership Council.

Bill DeVito, executive assistant to the president at La Salle University, has been named to the board of EducationWorks. - Mike Zebe

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