Appointments: In the Districts
Jeanette M. Galvin, coordinator for educational planning and assistant to the director of special education, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn (N.Y.), to assistant for administration to the superintendent of schools, Archdiocese of New York, New York City.
Beulah Mitchell, director of instruction/literacy, Patterson (N.J.) Public Schools, to assistant superintendent, Pleasantville (N.J.) Public Schools.
In the States
Barbara Gantwerk, manager, bureau of pro~gram development, office of special education, New Jersey Department of Education, Trenton (N.J.) to director, office of special-education programs, New Jersey Department of Education, Trenton.
Gene Harris, assistant superintendent for the division of curriculum and instruction, Columbus (Ohio) City Schools, to assistant superintendent of public instruction, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus.
Austin T. Tuning, director, special-education department, Virginia Department of Education, Richmond, to head, office of internal administration, Kentucky Department of Education, Frankfort.
In the Associations
Frederick W. Obear, chancellor, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, to chair, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C.
Ruth W. Stas, K-12 social-studies program coordinator, Manheim Township School District, Lancaster, Pa., to president-elect, Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, Erie, Pa.
In the Education Schools
Katherine Schlick Noe, assistant professor, coordinator of reading, school of education, Seattle (Wash.) University, to chair, curriculum and public instruction.
Steve Blakeslee, program officer, National Faculty, Atlanta, Ga., to director, development and communications.
Brian Biles, deputy assistant secretary for health, U.S. Health and Human Services Department, Washington, D.C., to senior vice president, the Commonwealth Fund, New York City.
JoAnn Jones, tribal chair, Wisconsin Winnebago Business Community, to member, National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, D.C.
John Van Gorder, executive director, Leon Lowenstein Foundation, New York City, to board of trustees, Taft Institute, New York City.
Sally Zakariya, managing editor, The American School Board Journal and The Executive Educator, National School Boards Association, Alexandria, Va., to executive associate, policy development, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Detroit, Mich.
The Close Up Foundation, Alexandria, Va., has expanded its board of directors. The new members are: Tony Coelho, president and chief executive officer, Wertheim Schroder Investment Services Inc., New York City, and senior adviser, Democratic National Committee; Bill Frenzel, guest scholar, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.; and Mary Ann James, former high school teacher and university professor, Seattle, Wash.
The Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, D.C., has added two new members to its board of trustees. They are:
Nguyen Bich, education consultant, Vietnamese Cultural Association in North America, Springfield, Va., and Lilith Haynes, program administrator, institute for English-language programs, division of continuing education, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
The Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast and Islands, Andover, Mass., has elected nine new members to serve on its 42-member governing board. The new members are:
John J. Allison, executive director, Capitol Region Education Council, Hartford, Conn.; Roseanne K. Bacon, executive director, National Center for Precollegiate Teacher Recognition, Belmont, Mass.; Scott Cote-Crosskill, life-science teacher, Fryeburg (Me.) Academy; Donald Hill, executive director, Rhode Island chapter, National Education Association, Cranston, R.I.; Stephen Kohn, director, educational initiatives, NYNEX, New York City; Margaret Mahland, Uniserv representative, Connecticut Education Association, Mansfield Center, Conn.; Sue Anne Place, English teacher, Rundlett Junior High School, Concord, N.H.; Paul Reville, executive director, Alliance for Education, Worcester, Mass.; and Sandra Spooner, education consultant, Research for Better Teaching, Carlisle, Mass.