Skip Francis

BETHLEHEM — Skip Francis has joined the Sustainable Planning & Design group at Barton & Loguidice as a senior managing engineer in the firm’s Albany office. He lives in Delmar.

Melissa K. Stephens has been named vice president of philanthropy for the Capital District YMCA, effective Aug. 6.

BETHLEHEM — Barbara Devore of Delmar has been elected president of the board of trustees for B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation.

BETHLEHEM — The Four Corners Pharmacy, at 360 Delaware Avenue in Delmar, has recently installed a secure drug-disposal box for people to discard, for free, unwanted and unneeded prescriptions and controlled or uncontrolled substances in a manner that is both anonymous, and safe for the environment.

Jared S. Foro, a teacher at Guilderland High School, was one of 24 teachers from across the country selected to attend the 25th annual session of the Maury Project Workshop offered by the United States Naval Academy in July.