VOL. 118 | NO. 185 | Wednesday, October 13, 2004
MAAR Elects 2005 Officers
Womens Foundation Appoints Board Members
Rosie Phillips Bingham was appointed to chair the
board of the Womens Foundation for a Greater Memphis for a two-year term.
Newly appointed to the board were: Martha L. Perine
Beard, Shirley F. Burford, Pamela Z.
Clary, Karen Garrison Goff, Patricia A. Lang, Cindy Lekhy, Peggy Troy and Anita S. Vaughn.
Methodist Healthcare occupational therapist Mary Jane Swoboda received the Inspiration Award from the
Methodist board of directors for exceptional patient care. Recipients are
chosen from winners of Methodists Miracles in Motion award, which is given to
employees who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to patients and their
families and have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the
following elected officers for 2005: Sue Stinson-Turner, president; William
Mitchell, president-elect; Regina Hubbard, secretary/treasurer; and Jeanene Lawhead,
vice president. Board members include: Mary Baker, John Green, Stan
Holmes, Jerry Modesto, Saeed Nia, John Snyder, Gail French, Nancy
Guy and Richard Kelsey.
William Joel Bell earned the certified financial
planner designation. Bell is a financial planner with Strategic Financial
Amy Burke joined Memphis Downtowner
magazine as sales and marketing director. Burke previously worked for
Libertyland/Mid-South Fair and the Memphis Redbirds. She earned a bachelors
degree from Arkansas State University.
The University of Tennessee Center
for Health Services Research named the following individuals Health Services
Fellows: Dr. James E. Bailey, Dr. E. Haavi Morreim and Dr. Cyril F. Chang. The following UT
Health Science Center leaders were recognized for their support: Bill Rice,
Dr. Dick Gourley and Dr. Henry Herrod.
Gregg Patterson joined Ducks Unlimited as director of
communications. Patterson, who previously worked for Winrock International, ran an outdoors media business for
20 years. He earned bachelors and masters degrees
from the University of Missouri.
YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South announced the following
promotions: Ron Brandon, chief financial officer; Donnie Malone,
vice president; Kris Crim, regional executive
director of the Y-CAP branch; and Alisa Free, marketing specialist.
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen announced the following local
appointments to state boards and commissions: Lillie Chism,
Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp.; Jerry Maness, Tennessee
Commission on Children and Youth; June Mangum and Steven Sheegog, Tennessee Council on Developmental
Disabilities; and Tim Bolding, Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Jack V. Scherer joined Buchart
Horn Inc. as regional manager. Scherer has more than 20 years of engineering
experience. He received a masters degree in architectural engineering from the
University of Texas and a degree in civil engineering from Carlson University.
Assistant professor Pankaj
Jain was awarded the Morgan Keegan Professorship at the University of
Memphis. The award recognizes outstanding teaching, scholarship, service,
community outreach and fund raising.
The Associated Press named UPN-30/ABC-24 Eyewitness News
Reporter Tran Bui Best Reporter in Tennessee. Bui, a general assignment
reporter who occasionally anchors weekday and weekend newscasts, specializes in
Scam Stopper reports.
Hank Phillips was promoted to president of AutoNation East Central Region, which includes seven Dobbs
dealerships in Memphis. Phillips previously was vice president of AutoNations South Florida District. Prior to that, he
served as vice president of fixed operations.