Walter R. Guidinger, previously a corporate executive...

Walter R. Guidinger, previously a corporate executive with Pay'n Save Corp., has joined Rohit Joshi & Associates as an executive director. He will oversee development of shopping centers from the firm's headquarters in Beverly Hills and at the newly established Seattle division.

Scott Johnson has been appointed director of interior architecture at the Landau Partnership Inc., Santa Monica. He previously served as senior designer for William L. Pereira Associates, Los Angeles.

Paul A. Meuer, managing principal of Syska & Hennessy's Los Angeles office and a professional engineer for 33 years, is retiring from active practice. Major projects in which he was involved include the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, the MCA Barham-Eastgate I office building, Arco Center in Long Beach and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington .

Donald Stein, founder and president of Western Industrial Investors, Santa Monica, will serve as 1985 secretary for the National Assn. of Industrial and Office Parks.

Mark E. Prillaman has joined AMREAL Securities Corp., San Diego, as vice president. Brad N. Clark will manage the firm's Westlake Hills Plaza Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks. Ronald S. Buchan, formerly with Angeles Securities Corp., has joined AMREAL as senior vice president.

Chuck Clark has been promoted to staff geologist at San Diego Soils Engineering, San Diego, a subsidiary of the Irvine Consulting Group.

James W. Adams, formerly with Headland Properties Inc., has been appointed to the newly created position of director of subdivision sales for the Jon Douglas Co., Beverly Hills.

David E. Spring, formerly with the Becket Investment Corp., has been appointed vice president of the Howard Hughes Development Corp., with responsibility for the Playa Vista project in Marina del Rey.

Deran D. Yalian and Andrew H. Marks have been appointed to the American Arbitration Society's panel of arbitrators. Both have been active in commercial real estate investment, with offices in Woodland Hills.

Jayne Vorweck has been appointed to head the new interior design division of Krommenhoek/McKeown & Associates, San Diego.

Warren Harwood has been elected chairman of the Long Beach City Housing Authority. He formerly served as vice chairman of the Los Angeles County Housing Authority.

Terry D. Zellhart has been appointed vice president of underwriting for Colwell Financial Corp., Los Angeles. He has had a long career with the Housing and Urban Development Agency in Los Angeles, and the Federal Housing Administration.

Harry H. Howe has been named director of marketing for GLENFED Property Management, Glendale. He is a former director of publications for the California Assn. of Realtors.

Charlene Robinson has been promoted to vice president/administration of Pacific Scene Inc., San Diego.

Richard D. Sholl has been named associate partner at Langdon Wilson Mumper Architects of Los Angeles and Newport Beach. He joined the firm in 1977 as a project manager.

Anne M. Rosen has been promoted to corporate vice president of Ashley Construction Co., Hidden Hills.

David V. John has been named executive vice president at Johnstown American Companies, El Toro. He joined the firm in 1980.

Dan Vasquez has been named corporate controller for Andrex Development Co., Santa Monica. He has been involved in accounting activities with several major development firms.

James Hunt has joined Ford Mance, San Diego, as director of planning and purchasing. He brings nearly a decade of city planning experience to his new job.

Christopher Keys has joined Professional Community Management Inc., El Toro, as corporate controller. He is a former senior accountant with Arthur Young & Co. in Orange County.

Floyd M. Stork, a veteran Alta Loma School District administrator, has been named to the staff of the Rancho Cucamonga firm of Wolff/Lang/Christopher Architects Inc. to serve as an educational coordinator.

Leo L. Somerset Jr. has been appointed vice president and manager of commercial loans for Colwell Financial Corp., Los Angeles. He has been with that office since 1982.

Daniel P. Barden has been appointed executive vice president of Lankford & Associates, La Jolla, and will take on increased responsibilities in areas of syndication and lender affiliations.

Patricia Barker has been promoted to vice president engineering and Wink Davenport to the position of vice president of marketing at Semco, Sweet & Mayers Inc., Los Angeles.

Robert Petri, who heads up the construction technology department at Cal State Fullerton, was presented with a plaque by the California Building Industry Foundation honoring him for his school's contributions to the building industry.

E. Denise Danner, an administrative assistant at SunWest Builders, has been named marketing administrator for SunWest Marketing Inc., the sales arm for the building firm.

Harold Felter, Rick Heinz, Philip Henry and Martin Dusty Ucker have been appointed associates at SGPA Planning & Architecture, San Diego, and R. Michael Ryan has been named business associate of the firm.

Donald E. Patterson of the Patterson Co., San Diego, has received the Lloyd D. Hanford Sr. Distinguished Faculty Award for excellence as an educator in the real estate management field.

Bob Francis has been appointed executive vice president of National Superstar Inc., a national real estate seminars group based in Westlake Village.

Three project managers, John Minchin, Mike Singleton and Michael Spohr have been named associates at Gillespie/De Lorenzo & Associates, San Diego.

Alan Briskman has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Environetics International Inc., Los Angeles. Donald Sachar, former co-president of the firm, has been named vice chairman.

Stephen T. Morton has been appointed marketing director for the Troy Investment Fund, Newport Beach.

Gilbert Epstein, president of the Epstein Co., Van Nuys, has been elected to a three-year term on the Governing Council of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.

Robert N. Christen has joined Danielian Associates of Newport Beach as director of planning.

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