New hires and personnel moves in associations.
Timothy Blum, CAE, is the new executive director of the CFA Society Colorado.
The Alpaca Owners Association announced Robert “Bud” Synhorst as its new executive director.
H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, president and chief executive officer of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, will retire at the end of 2017.
The American Planning Association hired Kimberley Jacques as its new director of education.
Dale Stinton has retired as CEO of the National Association of Realtors after 36 years with the organization.
The Washington Psychiatric Society announced Joanne E. Dunne, CAE, is its new executive director.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers promoted Jeff Patterson to the new position of chief operating officer.
Melissa Hockstad was named president and CEO of the American Cleaning Institute following the retirement of Ernie Rosenberg.
Courtney S. Ries joins Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association, as vice president of destination branding and strategy.
Francesca Dea joined the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions as its new executive director.
The Florida Defense Contractors Association chose retired U.S. Navy captain and government relations expert Gene Moran as its new executive director.
The Society of American Archivists hired Kara Adams as its director of education.
Wendy Mann, CAE, was named CEO of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network and president of the CREW Network Foundation.
The Construction Management Association of America welcomed back Danelle Prezioso as its new vice president of communications.
The American Psychological Association selected Dr. Arthur C. Evans Jr. as its new CEO.
Dr. William T. Cefalu joined the American Diabetes Association as chief scientific and medical officer.
The American Trucking Associations hired transportation veteran John Drake as senior vice president of legislative affairs.
The American Board of Orthodontics selected Carole Newport as its new executive director.
Allison Koppel has moved up to the position of chief operations officer at the American Fraternal Alliance.