Dori Kelsch has been named area executive director for the American Cancer Society, directing activities in the south-central Utah counties of Sevier, Sanpete, Piute, Wayne, Millard, Carbon and Emery.

      Kelsch is a former manager of travel agencies throughout Southern California and has been instrumental in fund raising as a staff worker and volunteer.Kelsch is a board member in the Panoramaland regional tourism organization, the Sanpete Chamber of Commerce and the Sanpete Community Theater. She is co-owner of the Cedar Crest Inn and Restaurant near Palisades State Park and she is a member of the Sanpete County Innkeepers Association.

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