Marilyn Brant Chandler DeYoung, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) where she had previously served as Development Chair.
Mrs. DeYoung served on the Board of Population Crisis Committee for 23 years (now called Population Action international), and on the board of Population Communications Inc., for seven years.
She was a key supporter of the Entertainment-Education program which used soap operas and other entertainment to motivate changes in reproductive practices. She founded and chaired the non-profit Population Education Committee which concentrated on reducing U.S. teen age pregnancies.
She has also served on the President’s Commission on Population Growth and the American Future (1970-72), the White House Fellowship Commission, Southern California’s Association of Governments Regional Advisory Council, National Council of the Salk Institute, Otis Art Institute, Pasadena Junior League, LACMA Docent Council, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Center Theater Group of the Los Angeles Music Center, the United Nations Population Fund and the Santa Barbara Historical Museum.