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Central Florida Players - March 2006

? Thomas Connolly, Embry-Riddle's first presidential endowed chair in aviation, has been named chancellor at the Daytona Beach university.

? Bill Jennings has stepped down as executive director of Orlando International Airport after 30 years. Senior director Steve Gardner will serve as interim executive director.

? Beverly Pindling of Orlando Real Estate Professionals has been inaugurated as 2005-06 president of the 11,500-member Orlando Regional Realtor Association. A native of Jamaica, she is the organization's first foreign-born president.

? Productivity Apex, a modeling and simulation solutions provider in Orlando, has named Maurice "Mike" Callinan president. He formerly served as a senior manager at Lockheed Martin's Simulation, Training and Support division.

? Frank W. Herring Jr. has been elected chairman of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. He is senior vice president of Faison Enterprises.

? Tom Goodson, who owns a paving company, has been named chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority for a one-year term.