The WLVT-PBS39 Board of Directors announced three key staffing changes-additions at its April 15 meeting.
Tim Fallon, who has served as interim CEO since March 2012, has been named the President and Chief Operating Officer.
Katherine Davis Santoro, most recently serving as Director of Leadership Gifts at Cedar Crest College, joins the staff as the Vice President of Development.
Daniel Devine, former analyst relations director at LSI Corp., is the new Vice President of Community Relations.
Eduardo Azzati, artist-lecturer in voice and conducting in the Moravian College Music Department, has been chosen director of the new Allentown Symphony Chorus. Azzati, a member of the music faculty at Moravian since 2005, is director of the college's Women's Chorus.
Azzati is working with Allentown Symphony Orchestra Music Director Diane Wittry and Donna Fritchey, ASO Operations Manager, on a four-year plan that includes Mozart's "Requiem," Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Orff's "Carmina Burana" and Vaughan-Williams' "Sea Symphony."
Pending homes sales were up 20.3 percent from March 2012, while inventory decreased 18.5 percent to 3,240 units, according to information provided by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR).
The average sales price rose slightly by1.5 percent to $182,491.
Homes remained on the market an average of 82 days, a decrease of 15.5 percent.
Absorption rates improved as the month's supply of inventory was down 29.5 percent to 6.2 months.
New listings decreased 5 percent to 1,005.
The Lehigh County Conference of Churches (LCCC) has announced the departure of its Executive Director, the Rev. Dr. Christine Nelson.
Ira Faro, Development Senior Director of the Conference, has been appointed Interim Executive Director.
The LCCC board of directors, led by Eunice Schermerhorn, Chair, is conducting a search for a new executive director.
Nelson has served the Conference as Executive Director since 1999.
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) holds a job and transfer fair, 5 - 8 p.m. May 9, Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.
LCCC students, alumni and the public may attend. Employers, including colleges and universities, looking to fill full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs and internships in healthcare professions will be on hand. Attendees should dress professionally and have resume copies.
NAI Summit has named Shannon Coltrane Nicoletti as Associate Vice President.
She has seven years of commercial real estate experience as a marketing and leasing representative for one of the nation's largest Real Estate Investment Trusts, Liberty Property Trust, at its Greensboro, N.C., and Bethlehem offices.
Before joining NAI Summit, she worked for several large pharmaceutical companies including Schering-Plough (Merck), Covidien and Mylan.
She is a nationally-certified fitness instructor and enjoys teaching group fitness classes and spending time with her family.
Burns & McDonnell has hired Tom Lewis of Allentown as Project Manager, working out of its Allentown and Dunmore, Lackawanna County, offices.
Burns & McDonnell is providing program management services for the PPL Electric Utilities' portion of the Susquehanna-Roseland Transmission Project, an electric infrastructure improvements project.
WLVT-PBS39 has announced that Amy Burkett, Executive Vice President and Television Station Manager, has been named the General Manager of the Charlotte, N.C. PBS station WTVI.
Burkett will also be the Director of Digital Media Studies at Central Piedmont Community College, which holds the station's license.
The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley has named Michele Connelly as its executive director, announced Judith A. Savchak, chair of the board of directors.
Former interim director Elizabeth Scofield was named managing director and continues on the board of directors.
Connelly, a Greater Lehigh Valley native and graduate of Kutztown University, has more than 20 years in non-profit administration, most recently as foundation and corporate relations director at the Cancer Support Community.
Drew Lewis, Board Chair for United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) has announced that Susan Gilmore is resigning from her post as President and CEO, effective May 1.
David Lewis, Vice President of Resource Development, will serve as acting President.
Gilmore will stay in the Lehigh Valley with her new position as Executive Director of Community Engagement at FamilyWize, a national company partnered with more than 1,000 United Ways in the United States whose goal is to reduce the cost of prescription medicine for children, families and individuals.