Bill Tindall, of Tindall Construction Inc. in Pontoon Beach, has been elected president of the Southern Illinois Builders Association. Other officers elected are first vice president Harvey Wolf of L. Wolf Construction in Granite City, second vice president Steve Ashe of E.T. Simonds Construction Co. in Carbondale, and secretary treasurer Kent Richardson of Subsurface Constructors Inc. in St. Louis. Directors elected were Ken Kilian of The Kilian Corp. in Mascoutah, Jerry Ross of Ross Construction Inc. in Marion and Terry Yates of RCS Construction Inc. in Wood River. R. Mark Darr of Federal Steel and Erection Co. in East Alton was elected associate director, and Pat Mandeville of Bank of Springfield in Shiloh was elected affiliate director. The trade association of contractors represents more than 500 commercial and industrial building, highway and construction contractors throughout Southern Illinois.
Sister Joan Markus, of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, has been appointed the new Pastoral Care Coordinator at St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese. Markus is originally from Aviston.