The Multnomah Athletic Club elected Nancy J. Fuhrman as the club's president for 2008.
Fuhrman, only the third woman elected as president of MAC, will serve one year in the position. She replaces James E. Connolly who served as president in 2007.
Fuhrman is a resident of Lake Oswego and principal of Fuhrman and Associates, an employee benefits management company. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Portland State University.
Joining Fuhrman are fellow officers vice president William P. Zander, owner, Wave Barriers Inc.; Treasurer James A. Flynn, broker, New and Neville Real Estate Services; and Secretary Vivian R. Solomon, attorney.
The 2008 officers were elected by the club's 12-member board of trustees Monday and announced to the general club membership at the 117th annual meeting on Tuesday. Each trustee serves three years and traditionally serves as one of the four officers in his or her third year.
The Multnomah Athletic Club's mission is to enrich lives, foster friendships and build upon traditions of excellence in athletic, social and educational programs.
Founded in 1891, MAC is a family-oriented club that offers a variety of activities to its 19,900 members. Located at 1849 S.W. Salmon St., in Portland, the club occupies two buildings totaling 550,00 square feet.
Fuhrman plays tennis, participates in water exercise classes and enjoys a variety of social activities at MAC. Outside the club she enjoys travel and is a volunteer for Store to Door of Oregon.