The Utah Farm Bureau Federation has promoted Spencer Gibbons to chief operating officer. Gibbons will assume day-to-day management over operations and have a direct management function with staff. He spent the past 17 years as the northern regional manager for the organization. Gibbons grew up in Lewiston, Cache County, on a multi-generational dairy farm and completed his agriculture business and economics degree from Utah State University. Gibbons has continued to work at the family dairy.