Susan Giannettino, formerly with the U.S. Forest Service's regional office in Montana, is the new deputy supervisor for Wasatch-Cache National Forest.

Supervisor Dale N. Bosworth said she replaces Bertha Gilliam, who has been transferred to Bitterroot National Forest in Hamilton, Mont.

Giannettino was recreation strategy coordinator in the Montana office, helping the 13 national forests in the Northern Region plan for recreation.She was raised in Albuquerque, N.M., and attended Eastern New Mexico University, the University of Montana, and the University of Washington. Giannettino has worked for various national forests since 1974, when she began as a seasonal employee.

Giannettino is scheduled to begin her duties Jan. 30.