The board of directors of Yankee Energy System, Inc. has elected Ellen J. Quinn v.p., corporate and environmental planning, and Sarah K. Sanders treasurer for the company. Before joining Yankee Energy, Quinn worked as a scientist at Northeast Utilities, and at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Sanders also came from Northeast Utilities, where she worked as an analyst.
David H. Spencer, formerly partner-in-charge of the project finance practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, has joined the international law firm of Rogers & Wells as a partner in the project finance practice group. Spencer will be based in the firm's New York office.
The Telecommunications Industry Association has appointed Thanos Kipreos director of technical and regulatory affairs. Prior to joining TIA, Kipreos worked at COMSAT for 11 years.
William (Bill) Cavanaugh III, president and COO at Carolina Power & Light, has been elected chairman of the Atlanta Center Governing Board of the World Association of Nuclear Operators. He succeeds G.L. (Lin) Titus, president and CEO of New Brunswick Power.
The board of directors of TNP Enterprises, Inc. has elected Kevern R. Joyce chairman. Joyce, who remains president and CEO, replaces Robert D. Woofter, who resigned after 18 years as chairman.
Michael J. Chesser has been promoted to senior vice president of Atlantic Energy, Inc. Chesser also assumes the position of president at Atlantic Electric, the company's utility subsidiary.
Madison Gas and Electric Co. has promoted Robert E. Domek to executive v.p. Also, Gary J. Wolter becomes senior v.p., administration and secretary, and Mark C. Williamson, senior v.p. of energy services.