PacifiCorp, parent company of Utah Power & Light Co., has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 66 cents per common share, payable on May 15 to shareholders of record April 24.

The ex-dividend date was April 18.PacifiCorp directors also authorized payments of dividends on outstanding preferred shares at the specified rates.

In other action, the board elected two new officers for PacifiCorp's electric operations.

Thomas A. Lockhart, 53, was named vice president of power systems responsible for integrated power operations and wholesale power transactions for UP&L and Pacific Power, a division of PacifiCorp. Lockhart has been with Pacific Power since 1960.

Craig Garritson, 40, becomes vice president for power supply services for both electric divisions overseeing power supply, engineering, administration and technical services. He joined UP&L in 1977.