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About helps students to make education and career plans online, together with their school career counselors, and manage Student Education and Occupation Plans in public schools. is also designed to support students beyond secondary education and extend resources to adults seeking adult education, higher education, and career opportunities. UtahFutures is governed by a Steering Committee of Founding Partners and supported by an Advisory Board represented by various departments of the State of Utah.

UtahFutures Steering Committee

  • Chair/UETN: Laura Hunter
  • USBE: Jennifer Throndsen / Patty Norman
  • USHE: Dave Woolstenhulme / Spencer Jenkins
  • DWS: Greg Paras
  • Office of the Governor: Tami Pyfer
  • Utah State Library: Marie Erickson
  • UTECH: Jared Haines
  • GOED: Kimberlee Carlile
  • GEAR UP: Laurie Miller



Advisory Board Meetings

Past Meetings

UtahFutures Advisory Board

  • Chair/DWS: Kimberley Bartel
  • DWS: Marion Davis
  • USBE Counseling: Kim Herrera
  • USBE Adult Education: Brian Olmstead
  • USBE Adult Education: Danielle Pedersen
  • UHEAA/USHE: Steve Rogers
  • USHE: Julie Hartley
  • UETN: Max Gonzales
  • GEAR UP: Sharon Bluth
  • Dept. of Heritage and Arts: Jeri Openshaw
  • UTECH: Jared Haines

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing auxiliary communicative aids and services for these meetings should contact Denise Elwood (801-581-3099), giving notice of at least three working days.