Carlos Smith will serve as interim director of the Utah State University Alumni Association.
Smith's appointment follows the resignation Jay Haws, director, and Kathy Tenhoeve, assistant director of alumni relations at USU.Haws had been director of alumni since 1989.
Smith has served as director-major gifts in the USU Development Office since 1992.
Formerly a Salt Lake businessman, he is a 1957 USU graduate. He began a seven-year term on the USU Alumni Council in 1976 and was president of the Alumni Association 1981-83.
Since he joined the Development Office staff in 1992, he has worked with alumni in fund-raising and related activities.
Smith is married to Annette Maughan, who graduated from USU in 1958 and will receive a master's degree at USU next June. Their four children are all USU alumni.