Larry D. Lessly, Reno, Nev., was presented with the Federation of State Medical Boards Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service to the federation and the field of medical licensure and discipline. He is retired executive secretary and special counsel for the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners.
Rob Neale, Navasota, has worked
in the internal audit department of Lyondell Chemical Co. since 1999.
Joel Duskin (M.M.Ed.), North Richland Hills, retired in 2003 after 40 years
as a music educator in Arkansas and Texas. He is teaching French horn in the Keller ISD and performs with the Irving Symphonic Band.
Keith Galitz, Lake Oswego, Ore., has been named president of Canby Telephone Association in Oregon. He previously worked almost 25 years with Qwest Telecommunications.
Sherrie Watkins, Fort Worth, is director of sales with Real Estate Services Co.
Marilyn Baland Gibson, Stewartstown, Pa., recently retired from the Baltimore County public school system after 30 years as an elementary school vocal music teacher. She also was organist and choir director for the Maryland Presbyterian Church in Baltimore County for many years. Still active as a piano accompanist, she has recorded one CD and has plans for a second. She spent the summer searching for the perfect horse to purchase and says she is looking forward to many years of riding the Maryland and Pennsylvania trails.