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SLOC announced new appointments to its community affairs and media relations department. Frank Zang was named Dir of Communications & Media; Caroline Shaw was promoted to Dir of Media Relations; Dianne Hesleph was named Dir of Education; and Robert Bills was named Dir of Public Affairs. All four will report to Shelley Thomas, SLOC's VP/Communications and Public Affairs. Zang, the USOC's Associate Dir of Media Relations & Public Affairs, will join SLOC on March 23. Hesleph will join SLOC in June. She is a UT high school principal. Bills, currently manager of the Oquirrh Park Speedskating Oval and President of the UT Speedskating Association, will join SLOC in April (SLOC). NEW OFFICER: PepsiCo VP/CFO Mark Tanner is joining the SLOC as CFO. Tanner will oversee the 2002 Games' $1B budget. He will take over for Jerry McClain, who has been acting CFO since September '97. McClain will remain as SLOC's Dir of Business Development (SALT LAKE TRIB., 1/29).