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Barr joins Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s board of directors

Wayne Countryman//March 31, 2011

Barr joins Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s board of directors

By Wayne Countryman

//March 31, 2011

Stuart Barr
Stuart Barr, principal with Lerch, Early & Brewer, recently joined the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. His law practice encompasses land use, planning, zoning and rezoning, real estate development and redevelopment, master plans and sector plans, due diligence, building, use and occupancy, and other permits, water and sewer category changes, condemnation and eminent domain, administrative law, annexation, and historic preservation. Barr appears regularly before planning commissions, boards of appeals, mayors and councils, departments and agencies.


Beth McNally and Michael Marinaro of the technology solutions group at Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, in Baltimore, have passed the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Implementation and Maintenance exam. McNally is a Sage Certified Consultant and certified in Microsoft Dynamics GP (Financials) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Marinaro is a Certified Public Accountant and a Microsoft Certified Professional.


Nesse Godin, a Lithuanian survivor of the Holocaust who now lives in Silver Spring, received the American Legion National Commander’s Public Relations Award on March 16. Godin survived a concentration camp, four labor camps and a death march as a teenager. She writes accounts of her experience and makes broadcast and personal appearances about it, including during American Legion Boys Nation and American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation events. Godin also volunteers at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Engineering Associate Director and ECBC Rock Island Site Manager Nan Ramsey recently received the Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award at the center’s Women in Science & Engineering Panel Discussion. The award, the second-highest presented to civilian employees of federal government agencies, honored Ramsey’s “extraordinary leadership and unusual initiative.”


Suzanne Middleton, of Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, has been promoted to director of operations for the Seton Medical Group. She will be responsible for working with the primary care practice to secure National Committee for Quality Assurance Recognition and designation as Patient Centered Medical Homes. Before joining Seton Medical Group in 2007, Middleton was the practice manager for the Williams Group.


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