Long Beach city Auditor Robert Fronke has appointed Garry Burroughs assistant city auditor. Burroughs, a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of experience, replaces Jay Hansen, who retired. Burroughs is relocating to Long Beach.
Long Beach Councilman Edd Tuttle has been appointed by the council to the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission. He will replace Marc Wilder, who did not run for reelection to the council. Serving as alternate to Tuttle on the commission is Ray Grabinski, recently elected to the council. The 11-member transportation panel, which includes the five county supervisors, the mayor of Los Angeles and a Long Beach council member, sets policies and coordinates activities among the various transportation operators and agencies in Los Angeles County.
Kevin E. Kustra, a graphic arts senior at the California State University, Long Beach, took first place in a competition sponsored by Women in Design of Los Angeles for a poster to promote a conference on the use of computers in design arts. Copies of Kustra's poster, which shows an artist's portfolio case in the shape of a floppy disk, will publicize Byte Back, a computer conference to be held Sept. 20 at the Los Angeles Midtown Hilton.
Jean Bingham of Downey has been reappointed to represent the 1st Supervisorial District on the Los Angeles County Commission for Public Social Services. Bingham is a former state social worker and has served for 15 years on the Huntington Park Recreation Commission. The social services panel advises the county on the provision of public social services.