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SOCIAL SERVICE OFFICES GAIN NEW DIRECTORS

The Department of Social Services announced several changes in division directors, effective immediately.

Barbara Thompson is the new director of the Division of Family Services. Thompson has worked in the district offices in child welfare, foster care, protective services, home-based care and supervision since 1974. For the past two years she has directed the Salt Lake County Child Abuse Coordinating Committee.Tim Holm and Ron Stromberg are trading places. Holm will replace Stromberg as director of the Division of Youth Corrections and Stromberg will succeed Holm as director of the state's Office of Community Operations, which is the actual service-provision branch of the department.

Holm has headed OCO for five years, after serving seven years as the district director in Ogden. Stromberg was appointed director of Youth Corrections in 1985.