Walter G. Howald was elected to serve as the 2002 board president of
the Coast Community College District Board of Trustees at the board's
Dec. 12 meeting. Howald was first elected to the board of trustees in
1985 and previously served as the coast district's board president in
1994 and 1998. The Newport Beach resident is president of his law
corporation, which emphasizes civil, business and trial law. He replaces
the Armando R. Ruiz. . . . April Kemp has rejoined McCarthy Building Cos.