Dan Theodorescu, director of the CU Cancer Center and Paul Bunn Professor, has been appointed to the editorial board of Cancer Research, the flagship journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. He also was elected treasurer of the Society of Urologic Oncology for a three-year term, after having served three years as a board member. … Ronald Sokol, professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine, has been elected a councilor of the governing board of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He will become president-elect of the association’s board in 2017 and its president in 2018. He will be only the third pediatrician to serve as the association’s president in its 63-year history.…Classified staff council recently elected the following UCCS staff members to leadership positions for the 2013-14 academic year: President and co-president -- Jeremy Offutt, grounds and nursery, Facilities Services, and Rick Landis, structural trades, Facilities Services; president-elect -- Phillip Jones, administrative assistant, Admissions Services; past-president: Carla Rupprecht, general professional, College of Education; treasurer -- Jayne Lloyd, general professional, Kraemer Family Library; and secretary -- Sarah Morehead, administrative assistant, Admissions Services. …Four new staff members joined the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in May. They are: Kathryn Horner, academic adviser, Student Success Center; Eleazar Valenzuela, custodian, Facilities Services; Arthur Drummond, custodian, Facilities Services; and Brian Mann, administrative assistant, Student Success Center.