E. Peter Miller, vice president and counsel for government affairs for Ticor, has been elected a senior vice president. Miller previously served as deputy attorney general for the state of California, assistant resident counsel for Del E. Webb Corp., Phoenix, and vice president and corporate secretary at Kaufman & Broad Inc., Los Angeles.
Christine M. Diemer, deputy secretary of the state Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, has been appointed director of the California Department of Housing and Community Development by Gov. George Deukmejian. Diemer, a former deputy attorney general, will oversee housing policies and operations.
Daniel F. Jacobs has been named director of business development for Albert C. Martin & Associates. Jacobs comes to Martin from POD, Inc., Santa Ana, where he served as business development director. In his new position, he will direct all business development activities. He is a member of the Society of Marketing Professional Services.
Sharon Dyer has been promoted to vice president, sales and marketing, of Watt Homes Inc., a subsidiary of Watt Industries Inc. Dyer, who joined the firm in 1976, will be responsible for the sales and marketing of more than 1,200 residential units in Southern California. The properties are in Torrance, Palos Verdes and Walnut.