Danvers resident Charlene Bauer, a senior vice president of Business Development & Community Relations at Metro Credit Union, was named a 2012 Credit Union Hero by Banker & Tradesman. The annual award recognizes workers who make outstanding contributions to both the industry and the community. Bauer serves on the board of The Salem Partnership, is a past president of Chelsea Rotary, and is involved with the Chelsea Collaborative and Chelsea Neighborhood Developers. Metro Credit Union has branches in Peabody and Salem.
was named associate dean for admissions at Salem State University. Previously, she was executive director of admissions at Lesley University, dean of undergraduate and graduate enrollment at Notre Dame College, dean of admission at Newbury College, and director of graduate admissions and financial aid at Boston University’s School of Management.
Danvers resident Michael Randall
joined the board of directors of North Shore Community Mediation Center. Randall is the director of major gifts at Salem State University and has more than seven years’ experience in nonprofit philanthropy with various educational institutions on the North Shore. The Mediation Center, a Beverly nonprofit, provides mediation services to the courts, schools, municipalities, organizations and residents of Essex County.
Salem resident Alyce Davis
was sworn in as a member of the Salem State University board of trustees. Davis is a consultant to the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, where she is involved in developing curriculum documents for the District Governance Support Project. She also teaches graduate courses at Salem State and Endicott College. She retired in 2010 from the Salem Public Schools, where she was an assistant superintendent.
was named vice president and senior portfolio manager in the commercial real estate division at Salem Five Bank. Prior to joining the bank, Smith served as a senior vice president in the commercial real estate division at Citizens Bank and vice president of credit review. Smith has a bachelor’s degree in education from St. Lawrence University.