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January 22, 1999

Hagerstown Business College

My Lee Allen, of East Berlin, Pa., has accepted the position of health information technology program director at Hagerstown Business College. Allen will coordinate all aspects of the college's associate degree program in health information technology. Before joining the HBC faculty, Allen was manager of health information management for Summit Health, supervising the medical records departments at both Chambersburg and Waynesboro hospitals.

Angela Jordan has accepted the position of student services coordinator. Jordan has been an admissions representative at HBC since September 1997. Prior to coming to HBC, Jordan was a social recreation specialist with Turning Point of Washington County as well as a substitute teacher for the Washington County schools. Jordan will oversee all aspects of student life including the residence hall, student activities, clubs and organizations, and student government. She also will assist with certain duties in the career services office.

Barbara Kriechbaum, of Waynesboro, Pa., has accepted a position as a full-time business and office technology instructor. Kriechbaum is returning to HBC after serving as a sales representative with the Aid Association for Lutherans since 1995. Prior to her service with AAL, she was the chair of the business division at HBC.


Floor Coverings International

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A new location of Floor Coverings International, a franchisor of shop-at-home mobile floor covering stores, has been recently launched by Chambersburg-area resident Jeffrey Jessell.

Floor Coverings International floor covering professionals transport showrooms with brand name carpet, vinyl, wood. laminates, ceramic tile, area rug and window treatment samples directly to consumers.

Jessell has worked in real estate.

His sales associate, Todd Miller, is also a lifelong resident of the area and has experience in sales and service.

Partners in Pediatrics

Partners in Pediatrics has added Mary Taylor and Karen Washienko to their permanent staff.

Taylor is in charge of the front desk operation, and Washienko is in charge of the dictation and transcription department.

Partners in Pediatrics is composed of Dr. Bruce E. Weneck, Dr. Angela Tamayo and Dr. Jackson Maina. The main office is at 303 W. Memorial Blvd.

Menno Haven

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Menno Haven board of directors has announced the appointment of Ray L. Miller as president and chief executive officer.

Miller came to the Menno Haven organization in May 1997, when he assumed the role of vice president of finance.

During the past 18 months, Miller has directed the organization's financial operations, chaired the operation's network and worked with the leadership team to develop the facilities' master plan.

Miller was appointed interim CEO in August, due to extensive health-related absences and subsequent death of former President and CEO E. Lewis Leaman.

Before coming to Menno Haven, Miller was corporate controller of Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Ind., where he oversaw all financial aspects of the hospital and its nursing home operations. Miller brings experience in strategic planning, financial management and leadership, as well as interest in information dissemination and systems.

Antietam Health Services Inc.

Michael Zampelli has been named the new vice president for Antietam Health Services Inc.

Zampelli has been with Antietam Health Services and Washington County Hospital Association for a total of 14 years. For the past five years, Zampelli has been vice president/executive of operations for AHS.

In his new position, Zampelli will be responsible for the administrative and strategic results of operations for AHS and its strategic business units, which include Hagerstown Medical Lab; Robinwood Diagnostic Imaging Services, Robinwood Surgery Center; Home Care Pharmacies; Home Care Services, Robinwood Infusion Services, Antietam Occupational Medicine; Surrey Child Care Center; and WCHA-owned physician practices.

Sylvan Learning Centers

Sylvan Learning Centers of Hagerstown, Gaithersburg and Frederick announced that on Oct. 30, 1998, the Commission on Secondary Schools granted each of the centers a Special Purpose Accreditation in addition to the accreditation granted by the Commission on Elementary Schools to the centers last April.

The additional accreditation welcomes the educational learning centers to full and official membership in the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Sylvan Learning Center provides supplemental education services to families, schools and industry.

Penn State Mont Alto

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Joan Hocking, of Shippensburg, Pa., and Linda Null, of Fayetteville, Pa., were recently honored for their 25 years of service to the Penn State Mont Alto campus. Both employees received a certificate and a Penn State chair to commemorate their achievement.

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