Battalion Chief Warren S. Harman, a 25-year veteran of the Long Beach Fire Department, has been promoted to deputy chief. With his new job title, Harman, 48, now heads the department's operations bureau, which includes fire, rescue and paramedic services. He shares second-in-command responsibilities with three other deputy chiefs, who are in charge of support services, administration and fire prevention. Harman is a native of Long Beach and a graduate of Poly High School and Long Beach City College.
Interin Police Chief Hired
Al Trembly, a former Santa Barbara police chief who retired in 1980, has been appointed interim police chief of Huntington Park until the City Council hires a permanent replacement for fired chief Geano Contessotto. Trembly was hired at a monthly salary of $4,500, according to Donald L. Jeffers, city chief administrative officer.
Research Scholar Named
Mark Mayo, a biological science teacher at South Gate High School and a resident of Long Beach, has been selected as a summer research scholar at USC. He will work in the developmental biology laboratory doing computer assisted image analyses to trace the development of mammal organs. Mayo, a teacher for nine years, is head of the South Gate High science department.
Librarian Wins State Award
Mary Howard, intermediate library services clerk and worker in the instructional media center for the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, has been chosen among nominees from school districts throughout the state to receive the 1987 Special Services Employee of the Year award. The award will be presented by the California School Employees Assn. at its conference Aug. 5 in Oakland.
Cerritos Deputy of the Year
Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Donahue has been honored by the Cerritos Optimist Club as deputy of the year for 1987. Donahue is the lead deputy for the City of Cerritos who trains other deputies from the Lakewood Sheriff's Station assigned to law enforcement in Cerritos.
New Sheriff's Captain
Whittier resident William R. Mangan, a 19-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been promoted to captain. He currently is attending the Peace Officers Command College at Cal Poly Pomona, and upon completion will be assigned to command the sheriff's contract law enforcement bureau.
Museum Entry Wins Award
An entry from the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach, won the top honor in this year's museum publications competition sponsored by the American Assn. of Museums. Graduate Veronica Caudillo won the award of distinction for her design of the invitations, tickets and program for a Valentine's Day event titled "The Sweet Arts Ball." Caudillo, who graduated from CSULB in May, designed the winning entry while a student in the Visual Communications Workshop, a course in the Department of Design.
Young Councilman Feted
Commerce City Councilman Arturo Marquez has been selected by the East Los Angeles Jaycees as one of several outstanding young persons of 1987. Marquez, 23, is a graduate of Bell Gardens High School and a current student in political science and public administration at California State University, Los Angeles. He was appointed to the Commerce City Council in October, 1984, to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Robert Eula. The term expires in April, 1988. Marquez is a voting delegate from Commerce to the League of California Cities. He also serves on the Los Angeles County and Cities Energy Commission and the legislative committee of the California Contract Cities Assn.
Teacher in National Contest
Harry Manos, chairman of the science department at Schurr High School in Montebello, is one of six state-level winners chosen to compete in the presidential awards program for excellence in science and mathematics teaching sponsored by the National Science Foundation. One science and one math teacher from each state will win the national awards, which carry $5,000 grants for the winning teachers' schools. Manos has taught science, physics and calculus for 20 years in the Montebello Unified School District, including 17 years at Montebello High School and three years at Schurr. He lives in Alhambra.
Compton Rotary President
Douglas W. Robinson, dean of student affairs at Compton Community College, has been installed as president of the Compton Rotary Club. His goal for his term of office will be to raise funds to purchase eyeglasses for needy students in the Compton Unified School District. Other new Rotary officers are Wesley Fenderson Jr., president-elect; and Marcus B. Farrow, secretary-treasurer.