Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr. has been appointed to the board of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, a Washington, D.C.-based research and advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, and state university systems. The Old Field resident is the president of Stony Brook University.


Melania Voutsinas has joined Portledge School in Locust Valley as the new school psychologist supporting students on a part-time basis through BOCES. The Muttontown resident was school psychologist at St. Anne's School in Garden City and Our Lady of Victory in Floral Park.


Richard J.J. Sullivan Jr. has been named president and CEO of Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island in Rockville Centre. The Babylon resident will continue as chairman of the board of directors for CHS and as chairman and chief executive of the CM&F Group Inc. in Manhattan.


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Denise D. Pursley has been promoted to partner and real estate practice group leader at Nixon Peabody in Jericho. Pursley previously served as partner and will now oversee the firm's national real estate team. She lives in Massapequa.