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York-based First Capital Engineering named K. John Gazsi a land development project manager. He is a registered landscape architect with more than 25 years of experience and a BS in landscape architecture from West Virginia University.

Harrisburg-based Reynolds Consulting Engineers named Joe White a commissioning agent and mechanical, electrical and plumbing estimator. Previously, he was employed with Brinjac Engineering, O’Brien Kreitzberg, IEQ Engineering and Barton Associates. He has a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Dayton. Affiliate Reynolds Construction Management named Danny Berry an assistant project manager. He has a degree in construction management and design from Southeast Missouri State University. Reynolds Restoration Services named Eric Richards and Jim Kautz carpenters. Richards has commercial carpentry experience; Kautz has a background in residential and restoration carpentry. Dan Farlling was named an assistant carpenter.

Manor Township-based Rettew named Brian P. Dietrich a senior bridge engineer with the bridge engineering division in Pittsburgh. He is a professional engineer with 11 years of design experience. He was employed with PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. David J. Durofchalk was named a senior environmental scientist in the natural sciences division in Lancaster. He is wetland scientist and has a bachelor’s degree in geography and environmental planning from Bloomsburg University and a master’s degree in biology and environmental studies from East Stroudsburg University. M. Sean Joyce was named a senior surveyor for New York and northern Pennsylvania. He owned Joyce Surveying and Mapping for 22 years. He has an associate degree in surveying technology from the State University of New York at Alfred. Steven M. Siegfried was named a project manager with the energy services division in Williamsport. He is a professional engineer with 22 years of environmental experience and a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering technology from Penn State University.


Alexandria, Va.-based Construction Specifications Institute elected Charles H. Beauduy treasurer. Beauduy is a vice president and senior associate with East Pennsboro Township-based Gannett Fleming and a vice president of affiliate Ganflec Architects and Engineers Inc. He has a BS in architecture from the University of Oklahoma.

Wormleysburg-based Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers named Christina Brindamour its workforce coordinator. She will oversee statewide community health center recruitment. Previously, she was employed with the Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board and the Pennsylvania Center for Health Careers. She has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Penn State University.


East Lampeter Township-based High Concrete Group LLC named Jeffrey Cruz a continuous-improvement engineer. He will lead project teams and provide operational analysis and support. He was a manufacturing engineer with Fidelity Technologies Corp. He has a BS in mechanical engineering from Drexel University. Eric J. Rowits was named an associate design engineer for precast concrete parking structures. He has an associate degree in architectural engineering technology from Penn State Worthington in Lackawanna County and a BS in structural design and construction technology from Penn State Harrisburg.



Lancaster-based Pennsylvania College of Art & Design named Robert P. Macina chairman of the board of trustees. Macina is senior vice president, chief administrative/legal officer and corporate secretary for Lancaster General Health, Lancaster General Hospital and their affiliates. He has a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, an MBA from Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York, and a law degree from New York Law School. Mark Korman was named vice chairman; David I. Buckman, Lois Dostalik, Dorothy Frey, Robert M. Krasne, Christopher W. Miller, Randy S. Patterson, Susan Traverso and Judy S. Ware were named board members.



The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources named Andrew St. John manager of Blair County-based Canoe Creek State Park complex. He was manager of Susquehannock State Park complex in Lancaster County. He has a bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology and education from Millersville University and a master’s degree in park and resource management from Slippery Rock University.

Gov. Tom Corbett named Eltgad S. Roces of Schuylkill County chairwoman of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs, which develops educational, economic and civic opportunities for Latinos and Hispanics. Carmen E. Adames and Oscar Rosario Fuentes of Philadelphia County; Ignacio Beato and Angel Jirau of Luzerne County; Ofelia Cardesa of Lackawanna County; Dalinda Carrero-Papi of Delaware County; Sonny Concepcion of Erie County; Raul Coronado and Fidelia Friedman of Monroe County; Nelson A. Diaz, Wanda Mercado-Arroyo, Jose A. Molina and Ana Sainz de La Pena of Lehigh County; Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio of Chester County; George Fernandez of Cumberland County; Daniel Alonso Garcia of Allegheny County; Esmeralda Ybarra Hetrick, Edward Lanza and Hector Richard Ortiz of Dauphin County; Rose Kury of Lebanon County; Ramon Melecio of Berks County; Gladys Mendieta-White of Bucks County; and Luis Antonio Rodriguez of Lancaster County were named to the commission.

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections named Laurel Harry superintendent of the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill. She has 16 years of corrections experience, most recently as deputy superintendent for centralized services at SCI Graterford in Montgomery County. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in counseling from West Virginia University at Morgantown.



West Hempfield Township-based agis internet marketing named Nancy LeVasseur a project manager. She will work with website clients and oversee search engine marketing, as well as search engine optimization and pay-per-click campaigns. She has more than 20 years of experience in project management, data analysis and instruction.



Lancaster-based St. Joseph Health Ministries named Linda J. Bell, Eboni Bryant, Jody L. Forte, Sister Helen Ann Gaidos, Marisol Good, Saundra A. Hoover, Coleen Kayden, Thomas Kopfensteiner, Lisa (Scott) McCracken, Dr. N. Anthony Mastropietro, W. Ryan Neumyer, Aaron Porter and Dr. Peter J. Ross to its board. Bell is with Acuity; Bryant manages Lancaster General Health’s community transformation grant; Forte is with Reinsel Kuntz Lesher; Gaidos is with St. Basil the Great Convent; Good administers Lancaster’s economic development and neighborhood revitalization program; prior to retirement, Hoover was superintendent of Elanco School District; Kayden is with MedicationInformation Services; Kopfensteiner is with Catholic Health Initiatives; McCracken is with Holleran; Mastropietro is with Lancaster Regional Medical Center; Neumyer is with Devine Law Offices LLC; Porter is with Millersville University; and Ross is with Lancaster Pediatric Dental Associates PC. Hoover is chairwoman, Ross is vice chairman, Bell is secretary and Forte is treasurer.



Maryland-based franchisor Decorating Den Interiors System named Barbara Tabak to its leadership council, which advises on advertising, marketing and public relations programs, as well as policies and plans. She owns a Harrisburg-area Decorating Den Interiors franchise.

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