New regional representatives: Merrill Joseph Bateman

Merrill Joseph Bateman, 53, to serve the Orem Utah Southwest Region; Oak Hills 3rd Ward, Provo Sharon East Stake; former stake president, high councilor, and district president's counselor; served in British Mission, 1956-58; earned doctorate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; management consultant; born in Lehi, Utah, a son of Joseph F. and Belva S. Batemen, married Marilyn Scholes.