Board of Trustees

The Trust Lands Administration’s Board of Trustees meets monthly to review and consider Trust Lands business. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend all meetings. Please note that meetings are subject to change. Visit theĀ Utah Public Notice website for current meetings and agendas.

Looking for past meeting information?

Review the agendas and minutes of past board meetings here.

2024 Meeting Dates

The Board of Trustees meets monthly. Details for each meeting will be added throughout the year. Click a meeting date to see that month’s agenda.

Meet the Board

Six trustees are appointed to six-year terms by the governor, who makes the appointments from a list of nominees supplied to him from a nominating committee. The seventh at-large member of the Board of Trustees is appointed at the pleasure of the Governor. The Board of Trustees selects its officers from within its ranks.

David Donegan
Chairman
President | SOGC, Inc. (successor to Sinclair Oil & Gas Company)
Background: Oil and natural gas exploration, production and midstream operations.
TERM EXPIRES JUN 30, 2024
Warren H. Peterson
Vice Chairman
Vice President of Land and Natural Resources, Retired | Farmland Reserve, Inc.
Background: Land use planning and management, natural resource law.
TERM EXPIRES JUN 30, 2025
Bryan L. Harris
Trustee
Development Director | Longroad Energy
Background: Renewable energy development
TERM EXPIRES JUN 30, 2026
Tiffany A. James
Trustee
Principal | Flicker Consulting
Background: Industrial and energy infrastructure development and asset management and optimization
TERM EXPIRES JUN 30, 2027
Mike Nelson
Trustee
Professor of Mining Engineering | University of Utah
Background: Experience in the mining industry, metallurgical engineering, applied physics, mining engineering
TERM EXPIRES JUN 30, 2028
Dan Simons
Trustee
Senior Vice President | Colliers International
Background: Real Estate investment, management.
TERM EXPIRES JUN 30, 2029
Michael Mower
Trustee
Senior Advisor for Intergovernmental Relations | Governor's Office
Background: Coordinating state planning and public lands initiatives
TERM DOES NOT EXPIRE
Lisa Stamps Jones
Executive Assistant

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