Sherrie Rutherford was named v.p. and general counsel of NorAm Gas Transmission, the pipeline and gas marketing subsidiary of NorAm Energy Corp. She succeeds Dale Earwood, who was promoted to president, NorAm Field Services.
MCN Corp. named Thomas J. Connelly director, investor relations. He previously was director, project finance.
Michael R. Weber was named manager, environmental affairs, for CMS Generation Co., the independent power subsidiary of CMS Energy Corp.
Paul L. Wilkinson was promoted to v.p., policy analysis, for the American Gas Association. He previously was senior director, policy and environmental analysis.
David L. Morrison was named director of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Morrison, previously with MITRE Corp., succeeds Eric S. Beckjord, who will retire.
Reid & Priest has signed a formal affiliation agreement with Huizhong Law Firm. Huizhong Law Firm, established in 1992, is one of the largest privately owned law partnerships in China.