A veteran social worker has taken the reins of a Utah organization that works to prevent child abuse.
The board of directors for Prevent Child Abuse Utah (PCAU) announced Thursday that Trina Taylor is the organization's new executive director. According to a news release, Taylor has worked at PCAU for nearly 17 years as a bilingual prevention specialist and associate director.
Taylor's colleagues spoke highly of her Thursday. Darren Shepherd, a PCAU board member, said Taylor previously was employed part time but worked as if she had a full-time job. Shepherd added that PCAU is fortunate that Taylor was able to accept a full-time position.