DR. COLIN DERDEYN, professor of radiology, neurological surgery and neurology at Washington University School of Medicine, has been appointed vice-chair and chair-elect of the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
LAURI TANNER, president and CEO of Ranken Jordan pediatric hospital, has been named to the American Hospital Association's Region Six Policy Board.
TINA BABEL, an attorney and principal at Carmody MacDonald P.C., has been elected to the board of directors at Crider Health Center.
PAM DUFFY, president of Rhodey Construction, and DEENA FISCHER, a network VP at SSM Health Care-St. Louis, have joined the board of directors of Saint Louis Crisis Nursery. LAUREN LAUER, an associate at Aon Hewitt, and SHAWN VINSON, president of Vinson Mortgage Group, have joined the organization's Young Professionals Board.
Fontbonne University’s board of trustees has appointed GARY KROSCH, senior VP, U.S. Trust-Bank of America, as its new board chair. Also named to the board is community volunteer CAROL VOSS.
The Friends of the St. Louis University Liver Center has announced new leadership of its executive board of directors: LOU ANN BIERMANN, president; TOM FISHER, VP; GLENN WARNEBOLD, treasurer; and KATHLEEN MORRIS, secretary. PAUL AZZARA, MARC BERNSTEIN, LESLIE HODGES, TODD KESKE and ROBERT THOMAS also have joined the board.
KAMERON MURPHY, an attorney at Carmody MacDonald P.C., has been named to the board of directors of HavenHouse St. Louis.
Provident Counseling has announced the addition of SCOTT BUSH, J.P. Morgan; DENISE BENTELE, Common Ground Public Relations; and MARY DANFORTH-STILLMAN, Washington University, to its board of directors.
The St. Louis Civic Pride Foundation has installed 19 new directors to its board: TERRY CROW, BETH DAVIS, FLINT FOWLER, VICTOR FRANKEL, RHONDA HAMM-NIEBRUEGGE, STEVE HOLLEY, ELLEN HARSHMAN, CINDY HYKEN, RACHEL KELLER-BROWN, RUTH KIM, NANCY LEIBERMAN, CHRIS MOLONEY, ASIM RAZA, JOE REAGAN, JENNIFER SHAPPLEY, BOB SOUTIER, Ambassador G.H. WALKER, JOHNNY WANG and TODD WEAVER.
CASSANDRA KAUFMAN has been appointed deputy director of the St. Louis Mental Health Board. She was most recently VP of community investment for the United Way of Greater St. Louis.
LAURA BENTELE, an attorney at Armstrong Teasdale LLP, has joined the junior board of Team Activities for Special Kids (TASK).