M. McClain Bybee has been named director of development at BYU. Bybee, formerly director of donor services for LDS Foundation, filled the role as development director while Karl N. Snow took a leave from the university to run for political office. Following his unsuccessful bid, Snow chose to return to BYU's Marriott School of Management. Bybee is responsible for coordinating all fund-raising programs at BYU. He is president of the Orem Utah Canyon View Stake.


Pam Rex has been named Educator of the Year for Utah by the Learning Disabilities Association of Utah. She currently teaches a communication disorders and learning disabled self-contained unit at Moss Elementary School in Salt Lake City. Sister Rex is a Sunday School teacher in the Riverview Ward, Bennion Utah East Stake.