The Utah County chairman of the American Party of Utah, Sterling D. Allan, has announced the appointment of John C. Paulson as the party's Utah County executive director.

Paulson's duties will primarily be to reorganize the party on a voting district level, including grass-roots education and political activity in preparation for future growth during the 1992 campaign.Paulson has a long history of political activity in the Republican Party and in Orem City Council races. He is presently a member of the Utah State Executive Committee of the American Party and ran recently for Utah State Legislature.

A countywide party meeting will be held in Provo at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Utah County building, 100 E. Center, Room 1400. A county organizing convention will be held in the Orem City Center multipurpose room, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21.