Two attorneys have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, a state agency that acquires parkland and trails for public use.
Jerome C. Daniel of West Los Angeles owns an insurance business and serves as a temporary judge in traffic and small-claims courts. He has been involved in numerous environmental organizations and has served as chairman of the conservancy's advisory committee since 1984.
Daniel was appointed to the seven-member board by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
William I. Rothbard of Pacific Palisades has worked for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and the Federal Trade Commission. He has also served as president of Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and is involved in the Bet Tzedek Legal Services, a legal clinic for the poor.
Rothbard was appointed to the board by Assembly Speaker Willie Brown.