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Luzzo appointed chairman of Junior Achievement board of directors (access required)

Darrell A. Luzzo has been appointed to a two-year term as chairman of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. Luzzo, a former JA Worldwide/Junior Achievement senior vice president of education and strategic partnerships, is vice president of product strategy for the Laureate Higher Education Group. He previously was Mt. Hood Community College’s dean of career development services, and held full-time and adjunct academic teaching assignments with Colorado State University, the University of Northern Colorado, the University of Iowa, Auburn University, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, the University of Northern Alabama and St. Ambrose University. Luzzo has served on the National Assessment of Educational Progress Economics Exam’s planning committee and item writing group. He is a past president of the National Career Development Association, chaired the National Work Readiness Council, served on the boards of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Finance Literacy and the Character Education Partnership, and held leadership positions in the American Education Research Association, the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association. Accounting Diana Boyd DeWitt, CPA, recently earned the QuickBooks 2011 ProAdvisor Certification designation. DeWitt is a manager in the audit and accounting department of Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, of Baltimore.