Ned Giles, a resident of Fruit Heights, owner of All Season's Insulation, Ogden, and president of American Asbestos, has been appointed to the board of directors of Barnes Banking Co. of Kaysville by L. Glen Garrett, bank chairman.

Garrett said Giles is a seasoned businessman and well versed in accounting, finance and other banking-related concerns and brings plenty of experience to the directorship.Giles has been in business for more than 12 years and also has been active in community affairs. He is a graduate of Weber State College, where he majored in accounting.