Polsinelli senior partner DOREEN DODSON has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration. The commission directs the association’s efforts to ensure fair treatment and full due process rights for immigrants and refugees in the United States.

The American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region appointed three new members to its board of directors: EDUARDO ALVES of Vi-Jon Laboratories, THOMAS REITZ of Laclede Gas Company and DALE PELUSO of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation.

Ursuline Academy welcomes four new members to its board of trustees: 2003 alumna ASHLEY GERINGER, 1990 alumna MICHELLE MURRAY of Segue Partners, 1962 alumna Sister Elisa Ryan, OSU, and DAN SNYDER of Orlando Gardens.

Kids In The Middle executive director JUDY BERKOWITZ has joined the advisory board for the University of Missouri – St. Louis Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She will work with the board to enhance the quality of counselor education training.

The Rossman School board of trustees has appointed KIRILL ABRAMOV of Charter Communications, Inc., STEVEN CARR of Carr Textile, BOB CLARK of JE Ventures, COLLEEN GELLER of Promise Christian Academy, JEFFREY HEIDBREDER of the Fenton Fire District, QUINN KILEY of Advisory Research and DILIANE PELIKAN of Emergency Consultants, Inc., for the 2013-2014 school year.

TOM MACKOWIAK has joined Access Academies as the newest member of its governing board. Mackowiak is the assistant VP for business management for Enterprise Holdings’ Commercial Truck Division.

Five new members have joined the Make-A-Wish Foundation's St. Louis Young Professionals board: president JANE TOCZYLOWSKI of Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation, VP of development SARAH DALTON of Citi, VP of finance STEPHANIE CLERKIN of Korein Tillery, LLC, VP of membership KARA CONWELL of Altna Group Distribution Company, and VP of communications PAUL ROMINE of Kumon North America.

Kids In The Middle welcomes three new members to its advisory council: ALLISON LEE of Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C., EDDY SUTTON of ESC New Media, and private practice psychotherapist HEATHER RAZNICK. The council, comprised of 15 to 20 members, assists the agency with its mission, events and fundraising.

Mercy Health Foundation St. Louis appointed six new members to its board of directors: JOE FRESTA of Charles L. Crane Agency, WENDY HENRY of BKD LLP, WHITAKER MEYER of Lockton Company St. Louis, JOHN MOZELIAK of the St. Louis Cardinals, GREG STUBBLEFIELD of Enterprise Holdings, and FRED WIESEHAN of Mari de Villa. 

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