Edward McDougal was elected president of the board of directors at New Ground, a Hempstead-based nonprofit that helps the homeless. The Rockville Centre resident is principal at McDougal & Associates, a management consulting firm in Rockville Centre.


Garden City law firm Bond, Schoeneck & King has added two new attorneys to its health care industry team.

Damien M. Bielli, of Hauppauge, joins as senior counsel.

John F. McKay III, of Garden City, joins as partner.

Both attorneys, who will become part of the firm's long-term-care practice, most recently worked at the Lake Success office of law firm Ruffo Tabora Mainello & McKay. Bielli served as associate and McKay as partner at the firm.

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Beth Seidman has been appointed the new senior director of development and community relations at the Education & Assistance Corp. (EAC), a Hempstead-based human services agency. The Melville resident previously served as director of development at Glen Cove Hospital.