Los Angeles artist Joseph L. Young has been appointed as a commissioner on the West Hollywood Fine Arts Board. Young is best known for his triforium in the Los Angeles Civic Center and his bas-relief mosaic murals on the auditorium facade of the Mathematical Sciences Building at UCLA.
Television writer and producer Saul Turteltaub has been named chairman of the entertainment division of United Jewish Fund. Named as associate chairmen were Raymond Kurtzman, vice president for business affairs of Creative Artists Agency, and Ben Hoberman, former president of ABC's radio division. They are responsible for fund raising for the organization's humanitarian services locally and in Israel.
The UCLA School of Medicine has received a grant of $120,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for two-year fellowship support of Dr. Keith L. Black, assistant professor of neurosurgery. The grant was made under the foundation's Minority Medical Faculty Development Program.
Martin Fischer, vice president and general manager of Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, has joined the board of governors of the Beverly Hills Visitors Bureau, according to bureau Chairman John Martens. Fischer has taught retail management at UCLA and was on the board of directors of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce.