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Executive Committee

Members of the APA executive committee are responsible for governing the association and the leadership of the planning profession within the State of Utah.


Kirsten Whetstone

Chapter President


Francisco Astorga, AICP

Vice President

Director of Planning and Economic Development
Bountiful City

Matt Taylor


Senior Planner
Orem City

Kevin Leo


TOD Project specialist
Utah Transit Authority

Ted Knowlton

Past President

Deputy Director
Wasatch Front Regional Council

Michael Maloy

Newsletter Chair

Planning Director
Herriman City

Judi Pickell

Chapter Executive Director

Board Members

Spencer Brimley

Board Member

Community and Economic Development Director
City of Clearfield

BreAnna Cox Larson

Board Member

Citizen Planner

Michael Florence

Board Member

Planning and Economic Development Director
Lindon City

Zach Leavitt

Board Member

Regional Planner
Six County Associations of Governments

Mark McGrath

Board Member

Special Projects Manager
City of Taylorsville

Susie Petheram

Board Member

Senior Planner and Associate

Angela Price

Board Member

Policy and Project Manager Housing & Neighborhood Development Division
Salt Lake City

Wilf Sommerkorn

Board Member

Todd Thorne

Board Member

Director of Building and Planning
Carbon County