Sandra R. Krasnoff of Oyster Bay had been appointed board member of the Long Island Community Foundation in Melville, affiliate of New York Community Trust. She was an assistant general for the Pall Corporation in Port Washington.


Thomas Ockers of Sayville has been hired as executive vice president of business development at New World Medical Network in Westhampton Beach. He was the chief executive of Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in Patchogue.

Yolanda Nieves has been appointed director of nursing for women's and children's health services at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip. She previously was director at Brookdale Hospital University Medical Center in Brooklyn.

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Michael Ward of Port Jefferson has been hired as director of sales at Vanderbilt Financial Group in Woodbury. He was a broker/investment adviser at Capitol Securities Management Inc. in Melville.