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Meet the Staff

Rebecca Terry Heal

Rebecca has served as Utah Youth Village's Development Director for over 20 years. Her prior experience includes Development Director for the Salt Lake Public Library System, Corporate Underwriting Manager for KUER, Associate Development Director at Ballet West and Assistant Director of the Utah Arts Festival. She has received the Patti N. Choate Award for excellence in fund raising from the Utah Society of Fund Raisers. She enjoys biking, running and hiking. She has two boys.


Eric Bjorklund, President & CEO

Eric Bjorklund graduated from the J. Ruben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University with a Juris Doctorate with honors. He is also past President of the Utah Youth Providers' Network, and is a member of the Governor's Commission on Women and Families, the Governor's Initiative on Families Today, the Utah Division of Family Services Out of Home Care Advisory Committee, Utah State Bar Committee on Children and the Coalition of Utah Families. Mr. Bjorklund is past Chairperson of the Governor's Initiative on Families, past Chairman on the 8 th National Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect and past President of Utah Coalition of Child Advocates. He is the son of Village founder, Lila Bjorklund. He and his wife, Sylvia have five children and 13 grandchildren.