A local attorney and a high-ranking business executive who have been active in children's service organizations have been elected to three-year terms on the Orangewood Children's Foundation Board of Directors.
Lisa Hughes, an attorney with her own firm, Hughes & Associates, has been a lawyer since 1979. She became involved with Orangewood after being appointed chairwoman of the county's Blue Ribbon Commission on Domestic Violence.
Joseph Smith is vice president of manufacturing operations for Western Digital Corp. He is a patron of the Orange County Performing Arts Center and has been active in a variety of children's service organizations.
The Orangewood Children's Foundation, which operates a home for abused children, is now raising money to expand the home to accommodate an additional 1,000 children a year. The expansion will include a nursery to care for drug-addicted infants requiring protective care at Orangewood.