The Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development consists of 15 members appointed to four-year terms by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. No more than eight members are from one political party and the membership represents all areas of the state. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board generally meets on the second Thursday of the month at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, 60 East South Temple, 3rd Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111.

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board is charged with promoting and encouraging the economic, commercial, financial, industrial, agricultural, and civic welfare of the state. The board also advises Governor’s Office of Economic Development staff on the development, attraction, retention and expansion of businesses, industries and commerce within the state.

Board Members

_Ballard Spahr LLP

Jerry Oldroyd

_Needham and Company, LLC

Mel Lavitt

_Principal, Paladin Development Partners

Christopher M. Conabee

_Sundance Institute Utah Advisory Board

Margaret (Margo) Jacobs

_Brent Brown Automotive Group

Brent Brown

_Nicholas and Company

Peter Mouskondis

_CEO, Banyan

Carine Clark

Ted Wilson


Dr. Steve Neeleman

_CEO, Design To Print, Inc. and Steamroller Copies, Inc.

Stefanie H. Bevans

_Futura Industries

Susan Johnson


Annette Meier

_VOX Creative

Lorena Riffo – Jensen

_Service Drug

Roger Killpack

_Comenity Capitol Bank

Andrea Moss

Related Information


Unless noted Below, board meetings will be held at:
Governor’s Office of Economic Development
60 East South Temple, 3rd Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

In accordance with the Open and Public Meetings Law, notice of any changes in the following schedule will be made at least 24 hours in advance on the Utah Public Notice Website.

*Parking will be validated ONLY at City Creek Parking, click here for directions.

Applications must be received by the deadline in order
to be considered at the corresponding board meeting.

Application Deadlines
Board Meeting Dates
 December 1, 2017 January 11, 2018
(St. George)
January 1, 2018 February 8, 2018
February 1, 2018 March 8, 2018
March 1, 2018 April 12, 2018
April 1, 2018 May 11, 2018
May 1, 2018 June 14, 2018
June 1, 2018 July 12, 2018
July 1, 2018 August 9, 2018
August 1, 2018 September 13, 2018
September 1, 2018 October 11, 2018
October 1, 2018 November 8, 2018
November 1, 2018 December 13, 2018
December 1, 2018 January 11, 2018


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