Deanna Clark, a past president of the Utah League of Women Voters, as been appointed a co-chairwoman of the Utah Chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. She is the first woman to hold this position.

She joins Arch L. Madsen, John W. Gallivan, Joseph Rosenblatt and Theodore J. Speros on the group's executive panel.The National Conference of Christians and Jews is dedicated to promoting good will, understanding and appreciation of differences among the various religious and ethnic groups in the state.

Among the group's projects are Anytown, USA, a summer camp for high school-aged students who come from a variety of backgrounds, and the Green Circle program, which fosters interracial, interreligious understanding among younger children.

A native of Alburnett, Iowa, Clark is moderator of the nominating committee of the Synod of Rocky Mountains for the Presbyterian Church. She has served on the Provo-Jordan River Parkway Foundation Board of Directors, the Assistance League of Salt Lake City Board, and the Congress Bundestag, an exchange scholarship for German and American students.

Her husband is Glenn Clark, chief U.S. bankruptcy judge for the District of Utah.