Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Western New York Inc. appointed Carmen L. Snell legal counsel, and Donald R. Ingalls, divisional vice president of government affairs.
The Pharmacists' Association of Western New York elected Dennis C. Galluzzo its president. A registered pharmacist, he is employed as supervising pharmacist at Vix Pharmacy in Williamsville. Other officers: vice president, Karl Fiebelkorn; secretary, Joseph S. Bauda; treasurer, Joseph Sterman; and directors, William G. Ackley, William G. Barclay, James R. Coppola, Robert A. Fiorella, Cori A. Miklejn and Robert Miller.
URS Greiner Woodward-Clyde, a multidisciplined engineering firm in Buffalo, hired Dianne Jobson senior accountant, and Zekina Johnson accounting assistant.
Business and Professional Women of Buffalo elected Mary Jane Zak president. Other officers: first vice president, Ramona Gallagher; second vice president, Kathy Jackson; recording/corresponding secretary, Mary Bartley; and treasurer, Kristine Parry-Prindle.
The Employee Assistance Professional Association Of Arlington, Va., invited Samuel Todaro of Orchard Park to be a moderator at its 28th National Conference in October in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The presentation will be "Trade Unions in Australia: 20 Years of Employee Assistance Professional(EAP) Involvement."
Jackie Bogdan, Linda Gorneault, Melinda Matla, Andrew Neyman, Devesh Singh and Mike Weidner successfully completed the certified public accounting examination. They are employed by Ernst & Young in Buffalo.
McDonald's Hamburger University awarded a bachelor of hamburgerology degree to Thomas A. Gardner Jr., manager of the McDonald's restaurant at 1028 McKinley Parkway, and to Petrina Holliday, manager of the McDonald's restaurant at 1338 Main St.