Veterinarian Richard B. Fink of Whittier, president of the American Veterinary Medical Assn., was given an Award of Merit by the Southern California Veterinary Medical Assn.
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District has named Mark Cooley of Glendora as coordinator of the English and basic education segments of its adult education program.
Craig Roberts of San Dimas is the new assistant director of adult education for the Hacienda La Puente district. He will supervise specialized training programs for handicapped.
The new executive director of the Pasadena Mental Health Center is Rene Korth, who has been director of development. She replaces Dr. Karen de Fraga, who resigned.
Alan J. Forrest, formerly a professor at the University of Oregon, has been named head of the Department of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.