Gov. Jerry Brown appointed former Del Mar Mayor Lee Haydu and Encinitas farmer Pierre Sleiman to the 22nd District Agricultural Association Board of Directors on Feb. 27.
A Del Mar resident for more than 30 years, Haydu, 66, was elected to the Del Mar City Council in 2010. She served as mayor of the city from 2013 to 2014 and deputy mayor the previous year.
“I’m honored to be appointed by the governor,” said Haydu, who while on the council, served as a council liaison to the 22nd District Agricultural Association Community Relations Committee. Council members from Del Mar and Solana Beach, and representatives from the district sit on the committee.
“It’s a great...