Robert N. Sears, retired senior vice president and director of the Phillips Petroleum Co., has been named chairman of the Community Advisory Council for the LDS Hospital-Deseret Foundation Heart and Lung Institute.

As chairman, he joins 12 other prominent business and medical leaders in an effort to raise money through private, business and government agencies to support ongoing cardiac and pulmonary research at LDS Hospital.Serving with Sears are Charles D. Baker; Daniel L. Berman; Charles R. Canfield; John Crawford Jr.; Dr. Burtis R. Evans; Frank William Gay, Sr.; Raymond L. Lowe; John D. Morgan; Frank B. Newman; Roy W. Simmons; Robert S. Weyher and Clarence E. Wonnacott.