The board of Utah Children has named Rosalind J. McGee to be the agency's new executive director.

Utah Children is a child advocacy organization that speaks on behalf of children and seeks to improve the lives of those whose families are least able to protect and nurture them.McGee recently completed a five-year term on the board of directors of the League of Voters of the United States. During that period, she was chairman of the communications committee and assisted in planning and production of the 1984 and 1988 presidential debates. From 1985-87, she served as president of the board of trustees of Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. The North Carolina native lived in Nashville, Tenn., before moving to Utah.

This July, Utah Children will publish a study of foster care in Utah. The report contains findings and recommendations based on interviews with foster care workers, foster parents and child advocates. The report's finding will serve as a blueprint for determining the agency's priorities and activities in the next several years. For more information about Utah Children, call 364-5437.