VOL. 118 | NO. 162 | Wednesday, September 8, 2004
GMAQ Elects Officers for 2005
GMAQ Elects 2005
Memphis Association for Quality announced the election of the following
officers for 2005: Pat Brown, president; Marcia Boyd, vice
president; Felecia Warner, secretary; and Lester Brown,
treasurer. Board of directors members are: Marcia Boyd, Lester Brown,
Patrick Brown, Dr. Loretta Dale, Pearl Gibson, Dr.
Teresa Hartnett, Jan Hopper, Dr. Neal Jackson, Michael
Jones, Anna Lucas, Ginger Manie, Jennifer
McNary, Andrew Mohler,
Bob Moister, Gary Stevens, Maria Stewart, Felecia
Warner, Marc Wheetley and Clara Wherry-Porter.
Tunica announced the appointment of Ronald L. Decuir
Jr. as director of slot operations. Decuir has
nearly 10 years of experience in the casino industry. He has worked for Casino
Rouge, Casino Aztar, Grand
Victoria Casino & Resort by Hyatt, Motorcity Casino
and Paragon Casino Resort.
The following people
have joined the staff of archer>malmo: Joan Du, database analyst; Jason Vanhoy,
Web developer; Ben McMeen, Web developer; and Dan
Perriguey, digital illustrator/artist.
Health Care Corp. hired Sharon J. Wheeler as director of advancement
services for the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation. Wheeler previously
served as program director for Partners in Public Education. She received a
bachelors degree in elementary education and speech pathology from Kansas
State University and a doctorate in philosophy from Michigan State University.
The University of
Memphis named the following faculty members as Suzanne Downs Palmer Professors:
Jerry Turner, research category; Robert Wiggins, research
category; K.K. Fung, teaching category; Brian
Janz, service category; and John Malloy,
Robert W. Roup was promoted to director of account management
training for global marketing at Buckman Laboratories. He has been with Buckman
for 20 years. Roup, who received
a bachelors degree from Sam Houston State University, has authored numerous
scientific and technical articles published in various water treatment
was named branch director at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union, Covington
branch. Edwards previously worked as a financial services representative at
Union Planters National Bank and as a customer service representative at BankTennessee.
Dominic announced the election of the following members to its board of
directors for 2004-2005: Harriet Agnew, Matthew Bond, Ignatius
Brown, John Browning, Susan Sammons Burrow, Leslie
Coleman, Andrew Forsdick, Mrs. Lou Gattas, Lee Giovannetti,
Joye Gros, J.
Kenneth Hazen, Jim Lenahan, Barbara McKenney, Marilyn Pierson, Thomas W. Scherer
and Danny Valle. Diane Smith and Mike Mattingly will serve
as board members emerita and emeritus.
Tricia Langenfelder received the 2004 National e-HIM (electronic
health information management) award. The award honors Langenfelder
for advances she made in electronic health information management by supporting
the vision of health information as electronic, patient-centered,
comprehensive, longitudinal, accessible and credible. Langenfelder
is the director of system HIM at Baptist and has been with the hospital for 25
Service for the Deaf elected the following officers and members of its board of
directors: Michael Bruno, president; Tom Webb, vice-president; Teresa
Wilson, secretary; Billy Leavell,
treasurer; David Bearman, Scarlett
Crews and Chip Penland, board members. Returning
board members are: Ben Cox Sr., Michele Fry-Permenter,
Roy Good, Bill Hudspeth, Beverly McCulley,
Bob Morris, Larry Potter, and Lordy