John Sullivan was appointed executive director at Free Software Foundation, Boston. He was FSF operations manager. Sullivan succeeds Peter T. Brown, executive director since 2005, who is stepping down to travel. Brown will continue to volunteer at the organization. Details: www.fsf.org.
Jon Thompson, from radio and TV director, National Republican Congressional Committee, to press secretary, Republican Governors Association, Washington. Details: www.RGA.org.
Amy Nigrelli, from marketing director, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Washington, to marketing communications VP, Credit Union National Association, Washington, a new position. Details: www.cuna.org.
David Drennon, from communications director, Arizona Commerce Authority, to marketing and business development sr. VP, Arizona Small Business Association, Phoenix. Details: www.asba.com.