Fred Richard Day, an Aurora native with more than 30 years of experience in business, marketing, public relations and economic de-velopment, has been named as the new executive director of the St. George Area Chamber of Commerce.

Day replaces Chapin Burks, who resigned in April after four years of service. Interim Director Robert Coch-ran has been appointed corporate secretary.Day most recently served as executive director for the Poway Chamber of