Western Pennsylvania ACCA Announces New Officers, Continues Series Of Monthly Luncheons

Thursday, January 1, 2004 - 01:00

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel elected officers and directors at its annual meeting on November 3, immediately preceding the monthly program. The following officers were elected: President: Amanda Beamon, H.J. Heinz Company; President-Elect: Joseph A Hrabik, Limbach Holdings, Inc.; Secretary: William J. McKim, United States Steel Corporation; VP-Programs: Coralyn M. Benhart, Alcoa Inc.; VP-Membership: Michelle I. Rittern, PPG Industries, Inc.; VP-Communications: Susan Wright, Nova Chemicals, Inc.; Treasurer: John Fontecchio, Alcoa Inc.

The Chapter will continue its series of luncheon meetings to be held in the Mellon Bank Banker's Corner Dining Room, Three Mellon Bank Center, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and William Penn Place, Pittsburgh.

On Monday, January 12, Michael T. Dissen, Thomson West Corporate, and James A. Merklinger, Association of Corporate Counsel, will speak on Internet Legal Resarch - Technology in the Corporate Legal Office.

The February meeting, on February 2, will be presented by David C. Cannon, Jr., PPG Industries, Inc.; Wayne Balta, IBM Corporation, and Johanna G. O'Loughlin, Equitable Resources, Inc.Their topic will be From Problems to Opportunities: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Managing Environmental Liabilities.

For each luncheon, registration begins at 11 a.m., a luncheon buffet begins at 11:30 a.m. and the seminar is held from noon to 1 p.m.For cost and CLE credit, consult the Bulletin Board.For more information or to make reservations, contact Barbara Dudek by telephone (412) 366-2686 or e-mail bmdudek@home.com.