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ASSOCIATIONSMartin Leventhal has been appointed chairman of the mediation and arbitration committee within the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is co-chairman of the business investigative and insolvency group at Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Co.

in Manhattan and lives in Glen Cove.

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Michele Amato has been appointed chairwoman of the SEC Practice Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is a quality review partner at the Manhattan office of Friedman and lives in Upper Brookville.

Chris R. Vaccaro has been elected to the board of the Press Club of Long Island, a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The Holtsville resident is the regional sports editor for Patch.com's Long Island editorial operations and an adjunct journalism professor at Hofstra University.