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• Discovery Education has named Martha Severn a STAR Discovery Educator. Severn is a science teacher for Spokane Public Schools’ On Track Academy.
• Ryan Ball has earned Registered Communications Distribution Designer certification. Ball has worked for MW Consulting Engineers since 2004.
• HomeStreet Bank has hired Jay Affleck as a mortgage loan officer for the company’s Spokane River lending office. He previously worked for State Bank Northwest and has more than 11 years of financial services industry experience.
• Andrew Glanville has relocated his practice, Glanville Family Chiropractic and Wellness, to 1203 W. Francis Ave. in north Spokane. He is a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College and has served as a licensed chiropractor since 2009.
• Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene has hired Bryan Lindsay as executive director. He previously served as an administrator at Avalon Care Center in Pullman. He holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology and a master’s degree in health administration.
• Dr. Patrick Mullen has joined Kootenai Health and moved his practice to Kootenai Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, located at 2121 Ironwood Center Drive in Coeur d’Alene.
• Red Lion Hotels Corp. has hired Ron Burgett as executive vice president of brand development. He previously served as executive vice president of development for Northcott Hospitality and has nearly 20 years of related experience.
• Jason Monteleone has been elected president of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association for 2012-13. Monteleone is founding partner of the Boise firm Johnson and Monteleone. Other elected officers include: president-elect, T. Jason Wood; treasurer, John Janis; and secretary, Sheli Fulcher Koontz.
• The Idaho Trial Lawyers Association presented Tim Gresback with its James J. May Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Gresback is a personal injury attorney in Moscow.
• Kelly Konkright and Brian Guthrie have been hired as associate attorneys for Lukins and Annis, P.S. in Spokane. Konkright holds a bachelor’s degree from Lewis-Clark State College and earned a juris doctorate from the University of Idaho School of Law. He previously worked for the City of Spokane Valley as deputy city attorney. Guthrie previously worked in Seattle practicing construction litigation. He holds bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Washington.
• Spokane County United Way board of directors elected Tom Stevenson as board chairman for a three-year term. Stevenson is a retired partner of Moss Adams LLP. New directors include: Carla Altepeter of Numerica Credit Union; Carrie Creshier of Travelers Companies; Barbara Doyle of Itron; Kim Ferraro of West Central Community Center; Dan Johnson of The Spokesman-Review; Rob McCann of Catholic Charities of Spokane; Shelley Redinger of Spokane Public Schools; Ken Schumacher of Wells Fargo Bank; and Dennis Vermillion of Avista Utilities Corp.
• The following individuals have been named officers of the Spokane Central Lions Club for 2012-13: president, Jeff Wendel; first vice president, Lee Teichmer; second vice president, Jeff Snow; secretary, Ed Brandstoettner; treasurer, Scott Opperud; immediate past president, Bob Apple; and trustees Cheryl Roberts, Steve Ball, Bill Brooks, Jerry Williams, Sandy Eberle and Cliff Miller.
• Kristin Monasmith has been hired as an events specialist for Girl Scouts Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. She previously served as a public relations and events specialist for Shriners Hospitals for Children in Spokane. The organization also hired Christopher Dahlvig as a staff accountant. He previously worked as an accountant and optimization analyst for an international nonprofit organization.
• Gilbert Auto Ford in Moscow has hired Rich Collins to join the company’s sales consulting team. Collins has 35 years of Ford industry experience.