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VOL. 110 | NO. 41 | Wednesday, February 28, 1996

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02-28 memos Linda Michael has joined Spectra Behavioral Healthcare Systems as director of marketing. Prior to joining Spectra, she was corporate accounts manager for Crye-Leike Relocation Management Co. She also spent seven years in government and political communications. Michael J. Touchet has been appointed assistant executive director of the Memphis Jewish Home. He previously was employed as executive director of St. Peter Villa Nursing Home. A Memphis native, Touchet has a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Memphis. Dr. Jerrie L. C. Scott, dean of the college of education at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, has been appointed to the new post of director of diversity at the University of Memphis. Scott will join the U of M on April 1. She has a doctorate in sociolinguistics from the University of Michigan. Marston, Blount, Brock & Gordon PC, Certified Public Accountants has announced the following promotions: M. Gayle Murchison, CPA, manager; Caren L. Creason, CPA, senior accountant; Ronald Weiss, senior staff accountant; and Kim Woodlief, staff accountant. Murchison and Woodlief are graduates of the University of Memphis. Creason and Weiss are graduates of Rhodes College. Elizabeth Coleman has joined Marston, Blount as a staff accountant. Coleman received her bachelors degree and juris doctorate from the University of Memphis. Dr. T. David Sisk, professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Tennessee-Memphis, was named the 1996 Sports Medicine Person of the Year by the Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society. Sisk has been with UT-Memphis since 1968 and practices at the Campbell Clinic in Germantown. Susan Arrison has joined Allen & OHara Inc. as vice president for human resources. Arrison formerly worked for National Bank of Commerce, where for the past nine years she was vice president-personnel. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. Neil H. Givens has assumed responsibility for agent and approved attorney management at Lawyers Title Insurance Corp., Mid-South Title Division. Ted Faust has been appointed sales manager of Mid-South Title. Alan E. Glenn, a partner at Evans & Petree Attorneys at Law, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the Memphis Arts Festival Inc. He was first elected to the board in 1992. The Better Business Bureau has elected five new members to its board of directors including John Bechard, president of Tempus Staffing Services; Jim Foster, director of employee and community communications for International Paper; Sherri Sawyer, vice president/general manager of WEGR/WREC/WRXQ; Dave Moreau, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of Sedgwick James of Tennessee; and Tom Styers, director of general merchandise/specialty foods for Seessels Inc. Ben Isenberg of Isenberg Business Management was re-elected chairman, Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was re-elected first vice chairman; Joe McDonald, manager at Dun & Bradstreet, was elected second vice chairman; Rebecca Garland, manager of energy use and marketing for Memphis Light, Gas & Water, was elected treasurer; and Gary Dinstuhl, president of Dinstuhl Candies, was re-elected corporate secretary.

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