Talent Ready Utah Board

The Talent Ready Utah Board is the Talent, Education & Industry Alignment Subcommittee of the Unified Economic Opportunity Commission. It addresses statewide workforce development by evaluating training and education programs and improving alignments to current and future workforce needs. The subcommittee works collectively to inform the commission on policy and change implementation for improved education alignment to talent development.

The Talent Ready Utah program helps further the mission of the Talent Subcommittee through the convening of education, industry, and state agencies to coordinate the development of new education programs aligned with industry demand while providing outreach to businesses and educational partnerships.

Board Members

Dan Hemmert
Daniel Hemmert

Board Chair
Go Utah Executive Director

Senator Ann Millner
Senator Ann Millner

Board Vice-Chair
State Senator - District 18

    Margaret Busse
    Margaret Busse

    Office of Governor Spencer J Cox
    Executive Director, Commerce

    Brittney Cummins
    Brittney Cummins

    Office of Governor Spencer J Cox
    Senior Advisor for Education

      Sydnee Dickson
      Sydnee Dickson

      Public Instruction
      State Superintendent

        Cory Maloy
        Cory Maloy

        Founder/Principal
        Maloy PR

        Derek Miller
        Derek Miller

        Salt Lake Chamber
        President and CEO

        Andrea Moss
        Andrea Moss

        Nelnet Bank
        President & CEO

        Jeff Nelson
        Jeff Nelson

        Nelson Laboratories
        President

        Greg Paras
        Greg Paras

        Department of Workforce Services
        Deputy Director

        Karen Peterson
        Karen Peterson

        Office of Governor Spencer J Cox
        Director of Legislative Affairs

        Aaron Skonnard
        Aaron Skonnard

        Pluralsight
        CEO

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        Wes Smith

        Western Governors University
        Senior Vice President, Policy and Public Affairs

        Mark Steinagel
        Mark Steinagel

        Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL)
        Director

        Chuck Taylor
        Chuck Taylor

        Vice President
        Metalcraft Technologies, Inc.

        Dave Woolstenhulme
        Dave Woolstenhulme

        Higher Education
        Interim Commissioner