A veteran Sanpete County newswoman has been elected chairwoman of the Sanpete County Economic Development Committee.

Koleen Peterson, managing editor of The Pyramid, Mt. Pleasant, a weekly newspaper that circulates throughout the county, succeeds Carolyn Brox, Centerfield, a real estate agent, in the position.Kim Pickett, Gunnison, manager of an implement company, was elected vice chairman, and Diana Gibbons, Moroni, secretary. City representatives on the board are Kathy Stewart, Fairview; Dean Cook, Fountain Green; and Jeryln Nelson, Wales.

will continue to represent the county in its economic development activities.