Betty Whitehead, employment counselor and department manager for Professional Recruiters, has been selected as chairwoman of the Women in Business Committee of the Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce for 1988-89. She succeeds Carol Browning, a certified life underwriter.

Other WIBCO officers and their assignments are Pat Mika, University Park Hotel, vice chairwoman and programs; Juanita Reid, Northwest Pipeline Corp., membership; Sam Anderson, Mortgage Lending Center, liaison committee; Doreen Maxfield, Crossroads Travel, business exchange; and Jeanne Peterson, U.S. Post Service, Athena Award.Whitehead said next year's focus will continue be on involving WIBCO members in other chamber committees and activities.