Tara D. McDevitt of Wantagh has joined Goldberg and Connolly's construction law practice group in Rockville Centre as an associate. She was an associate with Torre Lentz Gamell Gary and Rittmaster LLP in Jericho.

Diana Szabo of Kings Park has joined the law firm of Tsunis Gasparis Lustig Ring and Kenney LLP in Islandia as an associate attorney. She was previously with Meyer, Meyer and Keneally in Smithtown.


The Long Island Association has new directors on its board.

Daniel P. Deegan of Sea Cliff is a partner at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo and Terrana LLP in Uniondale.

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Stuart Richner of Rockville Centre is president and publisher of Richner Communications, and Broad Street Media in Garden City.

Lee Tessler of Rockville Centre has become the 94th president of the Nassau County Medical Society, serving for one year. He is executive director and co-surgical director of the Long Island Brain Tumor Center in Rockville Centre.

The International Facility Management Association's Long Island chapter has elected a new board of directors.

Victor Goepfert of Huntington Station was named president. He is from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Plainview.

Richard Neuman of Melville was named executive vice president. He works for the Jones Lang LaSalle real estate agency in Melville.

John Franta of Holbrook was named first vice president. He works for Sherwin-Williams Paint Co. in Plainview.

Joseph Sanda of Patchogue was named second vice president. He works for West Rac Contracting Corp. in Hauppauge.

Shaun Brady of Holbrook was named third vice president. He works for Cablevision, based in Bethpage.

Jennifer Herrmann Carballeira of East Northport was named treasurer. She also works for Cablevision in Bethpage.

Scott Brown of Islip was named secretary. He works for Huntington Paving Inc. in Huntington Station.

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Elizabeth Zubko of Mineola is the new chief financial officer and vice president of operations at The Beacon Group, a health care recruitment and staffing firm in Roslyn. She was deputy executive director and associate executive director of finance/chief financial officer of Franklin Hospital in Valley Stream.

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