MARTIN COUCH has been appointed director of group sales for Kiawah Island Resorts near Charleston, S.C. He previously had been vice president of sales for Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.

Agnelo Fernandes has been named director of sales and marketing for Sonesta Hotel and Suites Coconut Grove, Florida. He had been director of sales and marketing for the Ocean Point Resort & Club in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.

Michael Taylor, CHA, CMP, general manager of the North Maple Inn in Basking Ridge, N.J., was elected to the International Association of Conference Centers Board of Directors. He recently appointed John Hines sales manager for the North Maple Inn, which is managed by Benchmark Hospitality. Hines had been regional sales manager for the Chauncey Conference Center in Princeton, N.J.

The Broadmoor Hotel, in Colorado Springs, Colo., has named John Washko its new director of sales. Washko had most recently served as executive director of group sales for Ketzner International Resorts Inc.

The Trump International Sonesta Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., has named Eric Williams and Mark Calibo account directors for the global incentive market.