The Utah Association of Financial Services (UAFS) has elected Stanley A. Anderson, manager and secretary/treasurer of Basin Loans, Vernal, as president for the coming year.

The association is made up of lending institutions, industrial loan corporations and banks throughout the state.Elected chairman of the UAFS was Dean G. Christensen, First Security Financial, who is immediate past president.

Named association vice president was C. Grant hurst, Valley Bank & Trust; treasurer is Eric Gardner, American Investment Bank. Irene Jorgensen was re-elected executive vice president.

Elected to the association's executive committee were Ed M. Jamison, First Security Financial; Carl Soldan, Great Western Thrift & Loan; Earle A. Murray, Beneficial Management Corp. of America; Colin G. Haza, Security Pacific Financial Corp.

A 21-member board of directors was also elected at the association's recent annual convention in Park City.

Anderson has held his position with Basin Loans, where he is also a director, since 1952. He is chairman of the Vernal Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee and vice chairman of the TRI County Private Industry Council.