BRIAN HALLchief marketing officer for the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, has been named chairman of Christmas in St. Louis Foundation, which produces Macy’s Festival of Lights and the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis announces the addition of two new board members: PAUL ARENBERG, founder of Barclay Marine Distributor Corp., and VIRGINIA HOWELL, development officer at The Center of Creative Arts.

CHARLES GULAS, dean of Maryville University, and JODI LANG, vice president of Kelly Services, were recently elected to the advisory board of Saint Louis Crisis Nursery. Additionally, JIM PEARSON of Wells Fargo Advisors was elected to the organization’s Young Professional Board.

Doorways, an interfaith organization that provides housing and other services to people living with HIV/AIDS, has announced its new executive board members: DIANE LEVINE, chairperson; REV. SCOTT STEARMAN and JOHN RUSSELL, vice chairpersons; MARK LAMMERT, treasurer; and CLAYTON EVANS, secretary.

CHERYL JONES has been named executive director of Girls Inc. of St. Louis, a nonprofit organization that inspires and prepares young women for success. A former sales executive, Jones has been acting as Girls Inc.’s interim director for the past four months.

RAFI NEMES, an attorney with Armstrong Teasdale, has been appointed to the Board of Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.

The Missouri Athletic Club has elected five new governors to its board: BOB BARNES, PETER DUNNE, CHRISTOPHER HYAMS, BRENT KANIECKI and BEAU REINBERG.

KACIE STARR TRIPLETT has joined the board of directors of Places for People, which provides mental health services to those in need. Triplett is project director for the Behavioral Health Network of Greater St. Louis and previously served as an alderwoman for St. Louis’ Sixth Ward.

Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support has named DEBRA COCHRAN as its executive director. Cochran has four decades of experience in the health care field and most recently served as adviser of health care issues for Missouri’s Third Congressional District.

CHARLES CHURCHWELL has been named to the board of St. Louis Altenheim, a nonprofit senior living residence. Churchwell, a resident of the facility, formerly was dean of library services at Washington University.

MICHELLE HARRIS, alderwoman for Clayton’s SecondWard, has been installed as a member of the St. Louis County Municipal League’s board of directors.

The board of trustees of Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School has named ELIZABETH LENKE as its new chair. Also appointed to the board were ELOISE SCHMITZ, vice-chair, and TONY WASKIEWICZ, treasurer.

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