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Names and Changes
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Leigh Ann Soltis
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Megan Foust has been named center director for the Sylvan Learning Center of Christiansburg.
Jeffrey Reed, the Willis G. Worcester professor of electrical and computer engineering at Virginia Tech, is the recipient of the 2012 Forum International Achievement Award presented at the Wireless Innovation Forum.
Donna Wardell has been named director of alumni relations for the College of Science at Virginia Tech.
Gerald Luttrell, the E. Morgan Massey professor of mining and minerals engineering at Virginia Tech, is one of the 69 new members elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Marie Zawistowksi and Keith Zawistowski, professors of practice in the School of Architecture and Design at Virginia Tech, have been recognized with a 2012-2013 Design Build Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
Richard Sorensen, dean of the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, was honored with a joint resolution of commendation by the Virginia General Assembly.
Bank of Botetourt announced the following promotions: Shelley Martin, assistant vice president and branch manager of the Fairfield office; Stacy Stevens, mortgage loan officer; Lisa Pledge, loan compliance officer; Dustin Bays, assistant vice president and internal auditor; April Graybill, branch manager of the Eagle Rock office; S. Shay Stevens, retail and marketing manager; Marty Francis , vice president of the business banking division; and Debbie Plogger, assistant vice president of title services.
Lori Thompson of LeClairRyan has been recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as a 2012 Leader in the Law.
Dr. Philip Shiner received the Roanoke Academy of Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dr. Andre Muelenaer Jr. has joined the board of directors of CMR Institute.
The Military Family Support Center announced two staff changes: Mark Hudzik has been named a new member of the board of directors and Ashley Carle has been appointed new associate board member.
Leigh Ann Soltis has been hired as a group scheduler for the Science Museum of Western Virginia.
RGC Resources Inc. announced the election of directors and senior officers. Directors: Abney Boxley III, president and CEO, Boxley Materials Co.; S. Frank Smith, vice president, industrial sales, Alpha Coal Sales Co.; and John Williamson III, chairman, president and CEO of RGC Resources Inc. Senior officers: Dale Lee, vice president and secretary, RGC Resources Inc. and its subsidiary companies; Paul Nester, vice president, treasurer and CFO of RGC Resources Inc. and its subsidiary companies; Robert Wells II, vice president, information technology of RGC Resources Inc. and its subsidiary companies; John D'Orazio, president and CEO of Roanoke Gas Co. and certain affiliated companies; and Carl Shockley Jr., vice president of operations, Roanoke Gas Co.
Gary Shapiro has been named associate director of administration for human resources for the Division of Student Affairs at Virginia Tech.
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