The Utah Senate Tuesday confirmed 39 of Gov. Norm Bangerter's appointments to various state boards.

By a 24-2 vote, senators approved the entire list of nominees.

Among the appointments were University of Utah College of Mines and Mineral Industries' Dean Milton Wadsworth to the Board of Utah Geological and Mineral Survey; Box Elder County Commissioner Frank Nishiguchi and San Juan County Commissioner Cal Black to the Board of State Lands and Forestry; Brigham Young University Professor J. Bonner Ritchie to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission; and Norma Holmgren, an aide to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, to the state Board of Mental Health.