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Joni Earl
SEATTLE—Joni Earl, chief executive officer of Sound Transit since 2000, has announced her plans to retire next year following the opening of University Link light rail. She has been on medical leave since April 2014 and will work in a limited capacity to help with the transition to a new CEO.

Deputy CEO Mike Harbour will continue as acting CEO until the hiring process is complete, at which time he will return to his deputy position.

Kelley F. Farrell
ST. LOUIS—Kelley F. Farrell has joined the Bi-State Development Agency Board of Commissioners, succeeding former board Chairman Hugh Scott III. She was appointed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. Farrell is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch LC and has appeared on the “Best Lawyers in America” recognition list for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Eric B. Beightel, Christopher Papazoglou
NEW YORK, NY—Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) announced the appointments of Eric B. Beightel as associate director, federal environmental policy practice, in its Washington office and Christopher ­Papazoglou as a senior supervising engineer in its New York City office.

Beightel joins PB from DOT. He previously served as a ­policy advisor in the office of the director of the Office of Management and Budget and was an environmental ­protection specialist with FHWA.

Papazoglou has extensive railroad engineering experience. Prior to joining PB, he was a senior railroad engineer with a New York engineering firm. 
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