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Constance H. Smith has been named president of the Ecumenical Council of Pasadena Area Churches. Smith is a member of All Saints Episcopal Church. Named vice presidents were the Rev. Nicholas Iyoya of First Presbyterian Church of Altadena, the Rev. Floyd Lawson of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pasadena, the Rev. Byron Nelson of Pasadena Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Sylvester Gillespie of Scott United Methodist Church in Pasadena.
Dr. Ara V. Yaghjian of Sierra Madre has been accepted to the San Gabriel Valley Chiropractic Society. Yaghjian, a chiropractor in Pasadena, is a member of the American Chiropractic Asn. and the California Chiropractic Assn.