Vocational Association Tabs Peters, Moore for Honors

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Dr. Roy Peters Jr. has been named the top vocational educator in the six-state south central U.S. region by the American Vocational Association.

Dennis Moore, occupational services instructor at Francis Tuttle Vo-Tech, has been named the region's outstanding new professional.

Both Peters and Moore will represent region four in competition for the national awards in their respective categories later this year at the American Vocational Association's annual convention in Denver.

Selection for both awards was based on extensive application packets which detailed each applicant's work history and accomplishments. . . Barry K. Moore has been elected chairman of the National Council of State Telephone Association Executives.

Moore has served as the executive vice president of the Oklahoma Telephone Association for six years. He is recognized as a leading spokesman for the industry, both in Oklahoma and in the Southwest. . . }Nancy L. Richardson has been named coordinator of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association oil technology program. The program is funded through a three-year agreement with BDM-Oklahoma, manager of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Institute for Energy and Petroleum Research in Bartlesville. Richardson takes over the pilot project after a six-year career as a reservoir engineer with Kerr-McGee Corp., mostly in that company's Oklahoma City headquarters. She has two years' field experience in both operations and production engineering in Oklahoma and Texas. . . Rick Weber has been named to the newly created position of product manager for Jasco Products, the Oklahoma City-based marketer of home electronic and telecommunication accessories.

He was recruited by Jasco to handle its telecommunications accessory lines which will be marketed under Bell Equipment Southern New England Bell, according to a recent licensing agreement between Jasco and the SNET Diversified Group Inc. Weber was formerly product manager for Macklanburg Duncan. . . Samuel G. Brown has been named vice president-southwest area for Bearings Inc.

Brown will continue to direct operations of 54 of the company's branches across the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico and Arizona. He was previously area manager-southwest area. . . Julian C. Thompson has joined Frankfurt-Short-Bruza Associates P.C. as project manager for the firm's health care group.

Thompson brings 20 years' experience in the field, having worked with clients across the country. His most recent projects include St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix and the Wilson Memorial Hospital in Wilson, N.C. . . Terry V. Anderson and Bryan L. Lee have been elected board members of The Bankers Bank.

Anderson is president of Farmers and Merchants Bank of Piedmont, and Lee is president of First National Bank of Nowata.

Phil Key has been elected chairman of the board of directors, and Ken King has been elected vice chairman. Key is president of Sulphur Community Bank. King is chairman and president of First State Bank of Noble. . . Merilyn Kendall has joined the real estate team at RE/MAX Preferred Properties in Edmond.

Pam Gonzales also has joined the Edmond office of RE/MAX.

Gonzales focuses primarily on residential sales in Edmond, Moore, northwest and southwest Oklahoma City.

Both Kendall and Gonzales are members of the Edmond Board of Realtors, the Oklahoma Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. . . Dot Blythe has been hired as coordinator of business and professional development at Oklahoma City Community College.

In her new position at the college, she will work through the office of business and industrial development to coordinate credit and noncredit classes and workshops, develop custom training programs and arrange continuing education activities for professional groups. …