People in the News
Rick J. Kaufman has been installed as the president of the National School Public Relations Association. Mr. Kaufman, 41, who began his one-year term with the association last month, succeeds Chevon T. Baccus. Mr. Kaufman is the executive director of public engagement and communications for the 87,000-student Jefferson County, Colo., public schools.
The Rockville, Md.-based public relations association provides school communication services, including professional-development workshops, newsletters, and other publications to 2,000 members nationwide and overseas.
Elliott S. Rebhun has been named the editor of The New York Times Upfront, a national newsmagazine geared toward teenagers. Most recently an editor for the New York Times News Service, Mr. Rebhun, 46, succeeds Peter S. Young, who left the magazine to become an editor with the news service.
The New York Times Upfront is published biweekly during the school year by the New York City-based Scholastic Inc., in collaboration with The New York Times. It features articles, games, and interviews centered around current events, politics, technology, science, business, and culture.
Frank D. Sachs recently became the president-elect of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Mr. Sachs, 53, who is the director of college counseling at the 490-student high school campus of the 1,350-student Blake School in Minneapolis, began his one-year term Oct. 5. He succeeds Keith White, who will now serve as president for the same term.
The Alexandria, Va.-based group provides professional-development workshops, conferences, government-relations services, and college fairs for its 8,000 members.
—Catherine A. Carroll
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