The board of directors of Golden Spike Empire, a tourism agency that promotes northern Utah, has named Connie Flinders as director.

Flinders has been interim director of Golden Spike Empire since Jan. 1, when Lynn Butterfield resigned at the request of the board. The non-profit corporation contracts with Weber, Davis, Morgan and Box Elder counties to promote tourism.Flinders has worked at the agency since 1984 as an information specialist and tourism director. Before that, she was sales and marketing director for Powder Mountain Ski Resort, in the mountains east of Ogden.