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

_Board Chair; Ballard Spahr

Jerry Oldroyd

_Needham and Company, LLC

Mel Lavitt

_Design To Print, Inc.

Stefanie H. Bevans


Annette Meier

_Silicon Slopes

Carine Clark

_Comenity Capitol Bank

Andrea Moss

_Parker Aerospace

Doug Dilley

_Nicholas and Company

Peter Mouskondis

_Sundance Institute Utah Advisory Board

Margaret (Margo) Jacobs


Dr. Steve Neeleman

_Futura Industries

Susan Johnson

_VOX Creative

Lorena Riffo–Jensen

_Kahlert Foundation

Heather Kahlert

_Former Mayor of Salt Lake City

Ted Wilson

_Service Drug

Roger Killpack

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, 2018 January 8, 2019
January 1, 2019 February 14, 2019
February 1, 2019 March 14, 2019
March 1, 2019 April 11, 2019
April 1, 2019 May 9, 2019
May 1, 2019 June 12, 2019
June 1, 2019 July 11, 2019
July 1, 2019 August 8, 2019
August 1, 2019 September 12, 2019
September 1, 2019 October 10, 2019
October 1, 2019 November 14, 2019
November 1, 2019 December 12, 2019
December 1, 2019 January 9, 2020


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