Board of Trustees


Executive Committee

Harris H. Simmons – Chairman
Chairman, President and CEO
Zions Bancorporation

Dan Lofgren Vice Chair and Development Chair
President and Owner
Cowboy Partners

Mark Capone – Budget Co-chair
President & CEO
Myriad Genetics

Stan D. VanderToolen – Budget Co-chair
Tax Partner and Office Managing Partner

Todd Wolfenbarger – Marketing Chair
The Summit Group

Kevin R. Murray – Nominating Chair
Holland & Hart

Linda Leckman, M.D. – Long Range Planning Chair
Intermountain Medical Group

Members of the Board

Karen Azenberg
Artistic Director
Pioneer Theatre Company

Gregory N. Barrick
Durham Jones & Pinegar

Sandi Behnken
American Nutrition, Inc.

Colleen Larkin Bell
Vice President & General Manager
Questar Gas Company

G. Marsden Blanch, M.D.
Founder and Chairman
Megadyne Medical Products

Nathan Boyer
The Boyer Company

Doyle Clayburn
Pioneer Theatre Guild

Fred Esplin
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
The University of Utah

Christian Gardner
President and CEO
The Gardner Company

David H. Green
Sr. Vice President for Commercial Banking
U.S. Bank

Pat Hemingway
Civic Leader and Volunteer
Salt Lake City

Christopher Lino
Managing Director
Pioneer Theatre Company

Gregory D. Phillips
Phillips Ryther & Winchester

Lamont R. Richardson
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

William (Billy) Stern
Chief Legal Counsel (former)

Raymond Tymas-Jones, PhD
Dean, College of Fine Arts  and Associate VP of the Arts
The University of Utah

Ruth V. Watkins, PhD
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
The University of Utah

Gage Williams
Chairman, Department of Theatre
The University of Utah


A. Scott Anderson
President & CEO
Zions Bank

Edward F. Bates
Director of Tax Services
Stayner Bates & Jensen

William H. Child
R.C. Willey Fine Furnishings

Paul M. Durham
Durham Jones & Pinegar

Spencer F. Eccles
George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

David E. Gee
Senior Partner
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

Kathie Horman
Civic Leader and Volunteer
Sandy, Utah

James L. Macfarlane
IC Group, Inc.

Peter D. Meldrum
Executive Director
Meldrum Foundation

Bruce T. Reese
Special Advisor to the CEO
Hubbard Radio, LLC

J. Douglas Whisenant
President and CEO – Retired
Williams – Gas Pipeline Division

Ex Officio

Diane L. Parisi
Director of Development
Pioneer Theatre Company

Carolyn Schubach – Alumni Association Rep.
Administrators Program Director
Utah Dual Language Immersion

Board Meeting Dates

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017

All meetings are held at 4:00 p.m. in the Patterson Room of Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre unless otherwise indicated.

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