Chester Widom, a partner of Widom Wein Cohen of Los Angeles, has been elected first vice president/president-elect of the California Council, American Institute of Architects, and he will become president of the group in 1989.
During the same meeting, John Heinly of Robert C. Benson Architects in Long Beach, was elected associate director-elect/South.
Betsey O. Dougherty of Dougherty & Dougherty, Newport Beach, will be the 1988 president, having served as first vice president this past year.
Other new officers are Harry B. Haimovitch of Haimovitch/Associates Architects, Berkeley, treasurer; Michael Stanton of Stanton & Associates, San Francisco, vice president of governmental relations; William Reiner of Bassett & Reiner, San Francisco, AIA regional director, and Nora Klebow of Helmuth Obata & Kassabaum, San Francisco, associate director-elect/North.
Allen York of Albert C. Martin & Associates, Los Angeles, will represent the associate membership on the council's board of directors after serving in 1987 as associate director-elect/South.