Wednesday, August 21, 2002
Attorney Deborah Dentler to Serve on MWD Board
From Staff and Wire Service Reports
Attorney Deborah Dentler was appointed yesterday as a member of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Dentler becomes one of four directors representing the city of Los Angeles on the MWD’s 37-member board.
She replaces George Wein, who had served on the board since October 1993.
An attorney for 22 years, Dentler has a private law practice in Glendale, specializing in the preparation of criminal and civil writs and appeals and advising nonprofit organizations.
She is a also a partner in Dentler Wells Associates, a Los Angeles-based firm that provides consulting, program development and grant writing services for non-profit organizations and government entities.
She previously worked in two poverty law programs in Los Angeles and served as co-counsel with former Los Angeles City Attorney James Hahn in a major case brought against slumlords in the city.
Dentler also serves as a commissioner on the city of Glendale’s Historic Preservation Commission and as a member of the State Democratic Central Committee.
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