Elese J. Adams, financial and corporate communications specialist with W.S. Adamson and Associates Inc., has been elected president of the Intermountain Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

Adams succeeds Lisa Badger, president of Public Relations Strategy Group, as head of the 80-member chapter.Other officers are Clinton Giese, public relations director of Intermountain Health Care Inc., president-elect; Robin Wagge, public relations manager of Gillham Advertising, vice president; and Jennifer Johnson, account executive with DSW Public Relations Inc., treasurer.