Published September 17, 1998
JULIA LEVERING, the first VP of the USTA, will succeed HARRY MARMION as President of the organization. Marmion will remain on the board for two years in the position of immediate past President. Levering was first elected to the USTA Board of Dir in '94. MERVIN HELLER will become first VP of the Board (USTA)....The USOC named SCOTT BLACKMUN as its General Counsel/Dir of Legal Affairs. Blackmun had been a Managing Partner of the CO-based law firm Hogan & Hartson since '94 (USOC)....The 76ers named KAREN FRASCONA Dir of Communications. Frascona served as Associate AD/Media Relations at Villanova Univ. (76ers)....The Marketing Arm hired GWIN BARR, former SI Sports Marketing Manager, to open its office in Charlotte, NC. Barr will be responsible for leveraging corporate sports sponsorship for companies based in NC and SC and expanding NASCAR promo involvement (TMA).