James E. Haden has been named president and chief executive officer of Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina by the hospital board of trustees. Haden received an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a graduate degree from UCLA. He previously served as associate administrator at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena and was employed at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach.
Daniel A. Mazmanian of Claremont has been appointed to the newly established Luther Lee Chair in Government at the Claremont Graduate School. Mazmanian will direct the school's programs in government, criminal justice, international relations and public policy. Mazmanian received his doctorate in political science at Washington University in St. Louis and served as director of public policy analysis at Pomona College in Claremont for 12 years.
Michael A. Cappeto has been named dean of students at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont. Cappeto previously served as associate dean of students at Washington and Lee University in Virginia. He holds a doctorate in counseling and student personnel services from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
Linda Brownridge of Pasadena has been reappointed to a one-year term as president of the UCLA Art Council. The council is a support group for the university's visual arts programs and provides volunteer and financial assistance for the school's museums, art library, gallery and art department.