New Opportunities: Kathleen Chagnon, formerly senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary for Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group, joined Saul Ewing LLP as a partner in its business department. Prior to joining Constellation, Chagnon served as vice president, corporate general counsel of The St. Paul Cos. Inc.
Sierra Pacific Resources announced that Donald D. Snyder, former president and board member of Boyd Gaming Corp., was elected to its board of directors. Snyder, 58, retired from Boyd Gaming in March 2005. He had served as the casino company’s president since January 1997.