Christopher J. Kutner has been appointed to the New York Hospital Queens Community Advisory Council. The Rockville Centre resident is a partner at the Uniondale law firm of Farrell Fritz. 

Joseph L. Ortego of Garden City has been named president of the board of trustees at Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities  in Bethpage. He is an attorney at Nixon Peabody in Jericho

Heather M. Palmore of Amityville was appointed to the board of trustees at Molloy College in Rockville Centre. She is a partner and shareholder at the Manhattan law firm of Conway, Farrell, Curtin and Kelly. 

Dennis Kelleher, senior vice president at the Melville architectural and engineering consulting firm H2M, has been elected vice president of the American Water Works Association, a trade organization of drinking water supply professionals. He is a Centereach resident. 

The Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island announced board of directors news: Dr. Sharon D. Deans is director of gynecology and director of labor and delivery at North Central Bronx Hospital and lives in Dix HillsRobert L. Ludricks III of Garden City is a principal and senior account manager at Bessemer Trust in Manhattan.    And Henry Klosowski of Syosset has been elected vice president of the board. He is a partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff in Garden City and has been a foundation board member since 2005. Foundation treasurer since 2007, Jeffrey L. Nagel has been elected president. The Garden City resident is a partner at the Manhattan law firm of Gibbons.  Robert C. Creighton has been elected secretary. The Smithtown resident is a partner at the Uniondale law firm of Farrell Fritz. 

Carol Kessler, former director of the center for global security at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been named chair of the nonproliferation and national security department at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. Both are divisions of the U.S. Department of Energy. She lives in Upton

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Dr. Mark F. Marzouk of Floral Park has joined Stony Brook University School of Medicine's department of surgery as assistant professor, division of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. He was chief resident in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 

Dr. Peter E. O'Neill has been named chief of the division of dermatology at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola. The Garden City resident will serve in this capacity concurrent with his role as a dermatologist at a private practice in Garden City

MaryEllen Peck has joined Metro Eldercare Agency in Massapequa as a geriatric adviser. The Huntington resident was previously director of admissions at Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Woodbury

Barbara McDermott has joined RE/MAX Innovations in Wantagh as a licensed associate real estate broker. The Seaford resident was associated with RE/MAX Wittney Estates in Massapequa.

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