Curtis A. Pledger has been named Upper Colorado Region Engineer of the Year. He is a field engineer for the Bureau of Reclamation's Provo area office. He received the award for his work on supervising complex water projects in Utah and Wyoming. Laurie J. Wilson has been named to the executive board of directors of the United Way of Utah County. She is an associate professor of communications at Brigham Young University. She will oversee all of United Way of Utah County's communications. Jennifer Tate has been promoted to shift supervisor in the inbound department at Western Direct, a telephone marketing firm in Provo. Her responsibilities include supervising shifts of marketing service representatives to ensure quality, accuracy and professionalism in handling phone clients. Gretchen Freeman has been promoted to vice president of operations in the Public Libraries Division at Ameritech Library Services. She will oversee the delivery and implementation of library management products, services, and customer support to the more than 800 current customers. Steven Sumsion has been named general counsel for Murdock, Madaus, Schwabe, a natural health-care company in Springville. He will direct the company's legal affairs and will take an active role in interpreting key industry legislation. Larry Ellertson has been been named Utah Power's general business manager in American Fork and Orem. He previously served as an area manager.
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By Deseret News