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Thomas J. Ellis Cí82, Lí85 has been named to the board of directors of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Ellis is a partner at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll L.L.P in Philadelphia.

Cathy Gebhard Lí85 rejoined Crowell & Moring in Washington, DC as a partner. Gebhard works with domestic and foreign companies on general corporate and securities matters and has a specialized background with biotechnology companies. She was previously with the biotech company Serono S.A. for 11 years.

Henry Hoberman Cí82, Lí85 was promoted from Vice President to Senior Vice President of ABC, Inc. He is responsible for overseeing litigation and employment practices of all business units of ABC. He was previously a partner with the Media and Communications group in the Washington, D.C. office of Baker & Hofstetler.

Osagie O. Imasogie GLí85 was appointed Chairman of International House of Philadelphia, a nonprofit educational organization. Imasogie had previously served as a Trustee on that Board, and currently serves on the Advisory Committee of the new Russell Byers Charter School in Philadelphia. Imasogie is the Vice President and Director of Genetics and Discovery Ventures of GlaxoSmithKline P.L.C. in Philadelphia.

Stephen D. Lerner Cí82, Gí82, Lí85 was elected a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. A partner at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P in Cincinnati, Lerner was inducted at a ceremony at the U.S. Supreme Court in March 2002.

June Melvin Mickens Lí85 has been named to the Board of Directors of the Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support Enforcement Association. An Associate Principal with Tier Technologies, Inc. in Burtonsville, Maryland, Mickens is also an instructor at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Thomas P. Pinansky Lí85 has been elected Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC). APCAC groups 23 American Chambers of Commerce in 17 Asia-Pacific countries. Through the member chambers, APCAC represents the interests of some 50,000 business executives from more than 8,000 business entities engaged in US-Asia trade, services and investment. Pinansky, who has been a governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea for over six years, has been based in Korea for more than a decade and is Senior Foreign Attorney at the law firm of Kim, Shin & Yu. He is actively engaged in the practice of international corporate law, and he represents numerous U.S. corporate interests in the region.

Linda M. Howard Lí86 was profiled in the August 2001 issue of Black Enterprise. She is Chief Executive Officer of Ashanti Origins, a six-employee African-inspired furniture and housewares store in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn. The company is the U.S. arm of Image Afrika Ltd., an Accra, Ghana-based company.

Kenneth Trujillo Lí86 resumed his position as a member of the Philadelphia law firm of Trujillo Rodriguez & Richards after serving two years as Philadelphia City Solicitor.

Marianne E. Brown Lí86 presented ďEmployment Agreements, Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants and Other MysteriesĒ at NBC10ís Family Techfest in Philadelphia. Brown used case studies to inform employers about protecting their businesses, and employees about protecting their careers. Brown is an associate in the litigation department of Dilworth Paxson LLP.

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