The Episcopal Church Home & Affiliates in Buffalo hired Nancy Fohl as director of development, public information and marketing, and Ann LaFalce as director of licensed home care services. Others hired: Nancy Pawlowicz, performance improvement program director; and Dan Cleveland, corporate director of the education program. Also, Richard Czechowicz was promoted to director of corporate security, and Debra Ladue was promoted to director of personal emergency response services.
Goergen-Macwirth Co. Inc., a Buffalo sheet metal operation, appointed Paul R. Marcin to vice president of operations.
The Niagara Lutheran Health System appointed P.J. Rucinski of West Valley the new director of nursing at Greenfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster. She is a registered nurse.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute named Gary Giovino to its Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology & Biostatistics. He will lead a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on a surveillance system for tracking tobacco control activities in the United States.
The Jewish Family Service of Buffalo and Erie County named Laurence K. Rubin president of the board. He is special counsel with the law firm of Kavinoky & Cook.
The Frontier Chapter of the American Business Women's Association awarded a scholarship to Charon Brown of Buffalo. She attends Hilbert College.
Keybank named Ruth Fierro-King assistant vice president for its Small Banking Division for the Western New York District.
Alfred University announced several appointments: Brian Arnold, assistant professor of photography; David A. Earl, assistant professor of ceramic engineering; Xiaowen Chen, assistant professor of printmaking; Ro Lohin, visiting assistant professor in the School of Art and Design; Nicholas Tobier, assistant professor of freshman foundation; Michael J. Dempsey, associate professor in scene/lighting and design/technical director; and Tim Doud, visiting assistant professor in the School of Art and Design.
The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Tax Executives Institute elected Paul A. Speaker president. He is employed by Benderson Development Co. Other officers: vice president, John T. O'Brien, Buffalo Fuel Corp.; secretary/treasurer, Steven Wagner, National Fuel Gas Co.
The Erie County Council of the Disabled appointed Jack K. Manganello, president and chief executive officer of the Niagara Frontier Vocational Rehabilitation Center, to a two-year term on its Advisory Board.
QMC Technologies Inc. in Depew awarded Michael Dietrich its Team Award for his outstanding attitude and effort.
Roberts-Gordon, a local manufacturer of gas-fired infrared heating equipment, promoted Chris Manning of Cheektowaga to art director.
Northwest Mutual Life in Buffalo named Daniel Filsinger a life insurance agent.
Systems Personnel Inc., a West Seneca computer placement company, hired Christine Genek as a consultant.