Stephen D. Bayer, vice president for development and alumni relations, Swarthmore College, named associate vice president for university development, Duke University, effective Oct. 1.
SAFEchild, Raleigh, launching campaign Oct. 4 to raise $200,000 by December.
Thomas W. Okel, former global head, Syndicated Capital Markets division, Bank of America, named executive director, Catawba Lands Conservancy, Charlotte.
Desha Dickson, vice president of community impact, United Way of Greater High Point, named director of volunteers, The Reading Hospital, West Reading, Pa.
Charlie K. Coe, professor of public administration, N.C. State University, authored Nonprofit Financial Management: A Practical Guide, published by Wiley.
Alzheimer’s North Carolina, Raleigh, hosting 19th Annual Alzheimer’s Walk, Booth Amphitheatre, Cary, Oct. 1.
Mort Congleton, vice president and development, Wake Tech, and executive director, Wake Tech Foundation, named president-elect, board of directors, Council for Resource Development, Washington, D.C.
Adrian Matlock, manager, Carolina Kakalacks baseball team, named volunteer of the year by Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, Durham.
North Carolina’s 24 land trusts honored Aveda Corp. and Aveda Institute, Chapel Hill; state Rep. Chuck McGrady; and Jay Leutze, board member, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, for promoting conservation.
Robert Gretton, retired chief financial officer, Banner Pharmacaps, named chairman, 2012 Guilford Heart Ball, to be held Feb. 11, 2012.
Eleanor Schaffner-Mosh, former principal and director of marketing, Booz Allen Hamilton, named chair, 2012 Go Red for Women, American Heart Association.