SAN JOSE, CA—California Water Service Group has promoted Shannon Dean to vice president of corporate communications and community affairs. Dean, currently director of corporate communications, is responsible for the corporate communications, government and community relations, and conservation functions of the company. She joined Dominguez Water Company in 1991, and it merged with California Water Service Company in 2000.

YORK, PA—Unilife Corporation , a developer and supplier of injectable drug delivery systems, has appointed Kevin Sellers, formerly of Intel Corporation, as senior vice president, marketing and communications. Sellers will report to Unilife chairman and CEO Alan Shortall, with responsibility for investor relations, global marketing and public relations. Sellers spent 23 years at Intel Corporation in roles including vice president of investor relations and most recently vice president of creative services and digital marketing.

DALLAS—Associa, a leading community management services firm, has named John Krueger vice president of government affairs, responsible for strengthening relationships with state and national legislators. Krueger comes to Associa from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce where he served as the senior vice president of public policy for six years. Before that, he was a governmental and public affairs director for Public Strategies, Inc. 

NEW YORK—Relmada Therapeutics, a company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, has appointed Christine Silverstein as director of investor relations. She will report to Michael Becker, senior vice president of finance and corporate development. Most recently, Silverstein served as vice president of corporate development for PlasmaTech BioPharmaceuticals (formerly Access Pharmaceuticals) and earlier was managing director at SCO Financial Group, a New York-based life science financial advisory firm.