VOL. 118 | NO. 236 | Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Named to Chair National Committee
Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William
H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference.
Gibbons has been a judge with the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit since
The Memphis chapter of the Building Owners and Managers
Association inducted the following 2005 officers: Dan Chancey,
president; Mary Sharp, vice-president; Donna West, treasurer; and
Mary Leesa Simmons, secretary.
Cathy Wortham was promoted
to assistant vice president of cash management at BancorpSouth in Memphis. Wortham has 10 years of banking experience.
Paul Prather, Jonathan Kaplan and Steve Hymowitz of Kiesewetter Wise
Kaplan Prather PLC were selected for inclusion in the 2005-2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Meg Johnson joined Ellers,
Oakley, Chester & Rike Inc. as marketing
coordinator. Johnson previously served as a freelance graphic designer and
marketing specialist at QTpi Designs. She earned a
bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University.
Tennessee First Lady Andrea Conte presented Economic
Excellence and Equity Awards to Lisa Houston Montgomery, West Tennessee
Recipient for Business, and to Gayle S. Rose and Damita
Eyre Shaw, West Tennessee Recipients for Community Service.
Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute clinical
nurse specialists Minnie Phillips and Shari Smith were listed as
outstanding nominees for the 2004 Roche/International Transplant Nurses Society
Excellence in Transplant Nursing Award.
Tracy Williams joined Ellers,
Oakley, Chester & Rike Inc. as administrative
assistant. Williams, who previously worked as a teacher at St. Lukes Day
School, earned a bachelors degree from Louisiana State University.
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen made the following local
appointments to state boards and commissions: Dr. Ronald C. Staples and James
V. Weatherington, Board for Licensing Health Care
Facilities; Dr. Charles R. Handorf, Health
Services and Development Agency; Gladys S. Harris, Interagency
Coordinating Council; Dr. Royce E. Joyner, Public Health Council;
Deloris J. Wilson, Star Quality Advisory Council; Deborah L.
Cunningham, Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability; and Carol Danehower, Tennessee Economic Council on Women.
The Institute of Real Estate Management awarded the
following individuals the accredited residential manager certification: Gwen
Smith, Koie Steen, Amy Stone,
Tameki Key, Kaye Griffin, Jeralynne Moran, William Dunn, Angela
Bryan and Kim Gatewood.
Anita Bunn of NAI-SAIG earned the certified property
manager designation from the Institute of Real Estate
Askew, Hargraves, Harcourt &
Associates Inc. hired the following new associates: Andrew Reynolds,
landscape architecture department manager; and Tet
Chiou and Tim Gibson, civil project
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. promoted Courtney Liebenrood to director of public relations. Liebenrood, who joined Baptist in 1998 as a public
relations coordinator, most recently served as senior public relations manager.
The Tennessee Bar Association announced that the following
attorneys recently were admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court: Grace
Elizabeth Speer and Harold G. Speer Jr., both of the Harold G. &
Grace E. Speer law firm.
Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital associate
administrator Diane Swain was promoted to vice president of operations
with Methodist Healthcare. Swain has been with Methodist for 26 years.
Methodist University Hospital appointed Susan Stuart
as director of surgery. Stuart, who joined Methodist Healthcare in 1997 as a
staff nurse, previously served as operating room nurse manager.