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Governor Appoints New Education Policy Advisor

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 15, 2020)  Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced the appointment of Karen Peterson as his new Education Policy Advisor. Ms. Peterson has been serving as the Deputy Education Policy Advisor for the past five years. She has had extensive experience in both education policy and the legislative process. Peterson is also currently […]

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Governor appoints Spencer Walsh to the First District Court

SALT LAKE CITY (September 4, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Spencer Walsh as a judge for the First District Court. “Spencer Walsh will be an exceptional addition to the First District Court,” said Gov. Herbert. He has distinguished himself as a knowledgeable, thoughtful attorney and his experience and skills will make him […]

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Senate Confirms Governor’s Appointments to New Higher Education Governance Board

SALT LAKE CITY (May 18, 2020) – The Utah Senate has confirmed Governor Herbert’s appointments to the newly-formed Utah Board of Higher Education. This restructured governance of higher education, outlined in SB111, Higher Education Amendments, combines the Utah System of Higher Education and the Utah System of Technical Colleges to create a unified system with […]

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Gov. Herbert proposes appointments to three commissions

October 14, 2019 Dear President Adams and Members of the Senate: In accordance with Utah Code §§ 67-1-1 and 67-1-2, I propose and transmit the following appointments: Political Subdivisions Ethics Review Commission: Sheila K. McCleave is appointed to replace Glenn Iwasaki as a member of the Political Subdivisions Ethics Review Commission, a term to expire […]

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