Mary Pat Matheson, executive director of the Red Butte Gardens and Arboretum at the University of Utah, has been installed as president of the Utah Association of Nurserymen and Landscape Contractors.

Other officers are Bill Dapses, area representative for Monrovia Inc., first vice president, and Steve Linde, Wasatch Shadows Nursery, second vice president. Board members are Herb Yost, Pine Hollow Landscaping; Roy Groesbeck, manager, Stonecreek Nursery; Dennis Cox, manager, Flint Greenhouses; and Grant Holdaway, Vineyard Gardens.During the same meeting in whichthe officers were installed, the late Wayne Hansen, manager of Valley Nursery, who was killed in September in an automobile accident, was named Nurseryman of the Year.

The group also raised $2,000 from an auction for the Wayne Hansen Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will awarded annually to one or more horticulture students attending a Utah college or university.