Otto Industries Inc., Charlotte, N.C., has made the following appointments: Don Whiteside, marketing manager for its automated refuse equipment subsidiary; Karen Foster, marketing services manager; Jose Pomales, export manager; and Joe Rivera, western regional sales manager.... SCS Engineers, Long Beach, Calif., has named Daniel Roeser head of its new office in Detroit. Also, Jeffrey W. Bonecutter has joined the company as project engineer/project manager in the solid waste division.... Ron Topazio has joined R.W. Beck, Seattle, as director of environmental services.... Peter T. Regan has been named president and chief executive officer of ERM-Southwest Inc., Houston.... James M. Seif has been appointed the sixth secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources.... The City of Bethlehem, Pa., has named Amy Gangemi assistant recycling coordinator.... Katie Cullen has joined the Integrated Waste Services Association, Washington, D.C., as director of media and legislative affairs.... Paula C. McLemore, first vice president of the Air & Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, has been appointed to serve on the U.S. National Advisory Committee for the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation.... Champion Recycling Corp., Houston, has named Carlos A. Rovelo recycling coordinator.... Mark Augustine has joined Superior Environmental Corp., Muskegon, Mich., as senior project manager in the Waukesha, Wis., office.... Daniel G. Pennington has been appointed to the California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento, Calif.... CDM Engineers & Constuctors Inc., Cambridge, Mass., has named Joseph T. LaMarre senior construction specialist.... Phil Delahunt and Dan D'Auben have been appointed vice presidents in the Chicago office of Denver-headquartered Woodward-Clyde Consultants. Also, Sujan Punyamurthula has joined the Seattle office as a staff engineer.... HDR Engineering Inc., Omaha, Neb., has named Greg M. Goodwin vice president.... Matthew C. Plautz has joined Rust Environmental & Infrastructure, Bensalem, Pa., as operations manager for the Pittsburgh office. The company also has appointed Susan Roberts Shultz vice president of its environmental remediation division in Sheboygan, Wis.

... WMX Technologies Inc., Oak Brook, Ill., board of directors has elected Herbert A. Getz senior vice president.... Sandi Maurer Childs has joined the National Association for Plastic Container Recovery, Charlotte, N.C., as eastern regional director.