Six people have been appointed to the board of trustees of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund, which grants loans up to $10,000 to new and existing business applicants unable to get traditional forms of financing.

They are Deborah Bayle, American Red Cross of the Greater Salt Lake Area; John Kindred, VanGuard Media; Mike Finnerty, Utah Small Business Development Center; Cathy Hoskins, Community Action Program; Maria Garciaz, Neighborhood Housing Service; and Ann Milliken, a community representative.