VOL. 119 | NO. 161 | Wednesday, September 7, 2005
Dwyer Awarded by Governor's Highway Safety Office
Judge Tim J. Dwyer of the criminal division of Shelby County General Sessions Court received the annual Lifesaver Award from the Governor's Highway Safety Office. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions toward highway safety in Tennessee.
John Perry was elected president of Consulting Engineers of Memphis, a chapter of the American Council of Engineering Cos. Perry, a senior project manager at Kimley-Horn and Associates, has more than 28 years of civil engineering experience. He is a graduate of the University of Memphis and the University of Tennessee Space Institute.
Consulting Engineers of Memphis named the following new officers: Stacey Morris, vice president; Monte Depouw, secretary; Robert McIvor, treasurer; and Ricky Bursi, immediate past president. Board members include David Bradford, Tim Verner, Bruce Fisackerly, Tim Gibson and Mike Pohlman.
Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced the appointment of the following new assistants to the office's team of prosecutors: Anita Spinetta, Chris Laraeu, Marlinee Iverson, Damon Griffin and Brooks Irvine.
Dr. Ellen Armour, associate professor and the R.A. Webb professor of religious studies at Rhodes College, received the Jameson M. Jones award for outstanding faculty service. The award honors faculty members who render exemplary service and provide leadership to the Rhodes community.
Tim Tummins was promoted to vice president of health and fitness for the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South. He joined the YMCA in 1994 as a fitness instructor and has served in many roles with the organization, including associate executive director and executive director of the Fogelman Downtown YMCA. He will continue to serve as Fogelman YMCA executive director and as a YMCA district executive. Tummins earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Memphis and a master's degree from Bienville College in Louisiana.
Roebuck Auctions announced that Bruce Colbert joined its auction staff. Colbert previously worked at his own auction firm, Colbert Auctions.
Timothy W. Sharp was appointed associate dean of academic affairs for fine arts development at Rhodes College. Sharp is a professor of fine arts and chairman of the music department at Rhodes. He is a graduate of the School of Church Music in Louisville and Belmont University.
Husch & Eppenberger LLC announced that Herbert B. Wolf Jr. was selected for inclusion in The Best Attorneys Network and the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Jason Soika joined SelecTrucks of Memphis as center manager. Soika previously was employed with Freightliner.