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Robert Lemming has been named executive director of LibertyNet, Philadelphia. LibertyNet is a non-profit internet service provider.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md., announced the election of Norman Augustine as chairman of the board of directors.
Potomac Capital Investment Corp., Washington, D.C., appointed John McCallum president.
Edgemark Systems Inc., Silver Spring, Md., appointed Raymond Tuchman as CEO/chairman and Lee Raesly as president.
The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, Washington, elected C. Dan Brand chairman. Douglas Blair was re-elected vice chairman.
Software AG, Reston, Va., promoted Anthony Cook to the position of senior director, marketing.
John Nakahata was named
acting chief of the Competition
Division of the Federal Communications Commission, Washington.
Pocket Communications Inc., Washington, named three new executives to its corporate management team: John Hoffman will become chief operating officer; John Samarron will be chief technical officer; and Gretel Hoffman will be vice president of business development and industry relations.
Edward Staiano was appointed the vice chairman and chief executive officer of Iridium LLC, Washington.
The National Captioning Institute Inc., Vienna, Va., named Myron Curzan chief executive officer.
Thomas J. Karr was named to the senior executive position of contracts vice president by Semcor, Mt. Laurel, N.J.
Compaq Computer Corp., Houston, appointed David Cabello to the position of senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.
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Computer Data Systems Inc., Rockville, Md., named Clyde McShan vice president.
Texas Instruments Inc., Falls Church, Va., appointed Annette Kerlin general manager of the government solutions business unit.
Computer Equity Corp., Chantilly, Va., named Cathleen Pryor director of business development and government relations.
DDC-I Inc., Phoenix, named Dr. Joyce Tokar as vice president of technology.
Ingram Micro Inc., Santa Ana, Calif., appointed Matthew A. Sauer vice president of human resources administration. The company also named Terry Tysseland vice president of distribution operations.
Credential Information and Verification Services Inc., Rockville, Md., hired Joseph Paiva as the company's first chief information officer.
Altek Corp., Silver Spring, Md., named Kevin Warner vice president of sales and marketing.
GTE Corp., Chantilly, Va., appointed Donald Arnold business development manager in the corporation's Information Systems Division.
Ryan McGinn, Arlington, Va., named David Lowe chief telecommunications officer.
William H. Falkenberg was named senior GPS systems engineer by Spectrum Astro Inc., Gilbert, Ariz. He is responsible for all GPS systems engineering, subsystems and several developmental activities.
The law firm of Semmes, Bowen & Semmes P.C., Baltimore, selected Michael W. Kaufman to lead its government contracts group in Washington.
Jack Mackey was named director of federal business development by Geonex Corp., St. Petersburg, Fla. Mackey will work in the company's new Washington office and specialize in federal procurement.
International Data Corp., Framingham, Mass., hired Payton Smith as a research analyst to cover the federal government market.
Export Software International, Chantilly, Va., appointed Louis P. Leuzzi as vice president of worldwide sales.
NetStart Inc., Reston, Va., announced the appointment of Peggy Padalino as director of East Coast sales.
SmartRoute Systems, Cambridge, Mass., appointed Stephen Kuciemba general manager of operations for the Washington, D.C., area.
Photon Research Associates Inc., San Diego, appointed Dr. Woodrow Wilson director of chemical physics.
Computer Data Systems Inc., Rockville, Md., promoted Brad Kopp and Doug Kruse to the position of vice president.
TranTech Inc., Alexandria, Va., has named Harold Elliott vice president of business development.
Richard Chapman was appointed vice president by Analysis and Technology, North Stonington, Conn.
Export Software Interna-tional, Chantilly, Va., has hired Adele Rudolph as an executive assistant. Lavanya Kotamarti was named to the quality systems team, and Michael Finney was named to the applications engineering team.
Robert R. Bruce was named director of corporate development by Statistica, Rockville, Md.
Planning Technologies Inc., Atlanta, appointed Richard Manley regional sales manager. Seth Heine also joined the company as manager of marketing programs.
Jim McMahon was named director of the Electronic Industries Association, Arlington, Va.
Jeff Brecker was appointed marketing director of Internet Interstate, Bethesda, Md.
Unisys Corp., McLean, Va., named Lee Cooper vice president of business development.awards
The presentation and publications department of Computer Sciences Corp., Falls Church, Va., won three 1996 Silver Inkwell Awards of Merit. Presented by the Washington chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, the awards went to Amy Gooen, Bob Mutch and Joanne Sanders. Also winning the award was Ryan McGinn Inc., Arlington, Va.
U.S. Rep. J. Dennis Hastert of Illinois will be honored as the 1996 Technology Leader of the Year by the American Electronics Association and the Illinois Coalition. The award is in recognition of his efforts to help the technology sector of Illinois.
A team of students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla., won a NASA/ FAA national design competition for experimental aircraft. Their design featured a more quiet engine fan and improved crash protection.
Roger Mody, president and chief executive of Signal Corp., Fairfax, Va., received the Office of the Secretary's 1996 Outstanding Minority Business Enterprise Award from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
NASA named Scientific and Commercial Systems Corp., Falls Church, Va., as its Minority Contractor of the Year. The award is presented during Minority Enterprise Development Week and is based upon outstanding performance as a prime contractor in support of NASA's mission.
Mansfield and Associates, Los Angeles, presented its first WISE awards for excellence in Web site form and function. The first two recipients of the award are Andataco (www.andataco.com) and Hamilton Beach (www.hambeach.com).
Dr. Wanda Austin, general manager of the Electronic Systems Division, Engineering and Technology Group at the Aerospace Corp., Los Angeles, has received the 1996 Outstanding Achievement Award from Women in Aerospace.
ACIL announced recipients of its 1997 Public Service Award. Belinda L. Collins, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Standards Services at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Art Wall, chief of the customer service branch of the Federal Communications Commission's Office of Engineering and Technology, will be presented their awards during the ACIL's ninth annual Federal Issues Forum.
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