Utah State Scenic Byway Committee
Governor's Office of Economic Development
72-4-302 UCA
4 times per year
4 years
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Varela, Vicki


Sinclair, Celina M.
801-538-1710


(1) There is created the Utah State Scenic Byway Committee.
(2) (a) The committee shall consist of the following 15 members:
(i) a representative from each of the following entities appointed by the governor:
(A) the Governor's Office of Economic Development;
(B) the Utah Department of Transportation;
(C) the Department of Heritage and Arts;
(D) the Division of State Parks and Recreation;
(E) the Federal Highway Administration;
(F) the National Park Service;
(G) the National Forest Service; and
(H) the Bureau of Land Management;
(ii) one local government tourism representative appointed by the governor;
(iii) a representative from the private business sector appointed by the governor;
(iv) three local elected officials from a county, city, or town within the state appointed by the governor;
(v) a member from the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives; and
(vi) a member from the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate.
(b) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(c), the members appointed in this Subsection (2) shall be appointed for a four-year term of office.
(c) The governor shall, at the time of appointment or reappointment for appointments made under Subsection (2)(a)(i), (ii), (iii), or (iv) adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of committee members are staggered so that approximately half of the committee is appointed every two years.
(d) (i) The appointments made under Subsection (2)(a)(v) and (2)(a)(vi) by the speaker of the House and the president of the Senate may not be from the same political party.
(ii) The speaker of the House and the president of the Senate shall alternate the appointments made under Subsections (2)(a)(v) and (2)(a)(vi) as follows:
(A) if the speaker appoints a member under Subsection (2)(a)(v), the next appointment made by the speaker following the expiration of the existing member's four-year term of office shall be from a different political party; and
(B) if the president appoints a member under Subsection (2)(a)(vi), the next appointment made by the president following the expiration of the existing member's four-year term of office shall be from a different political party.
(3) (a) The representative from the Governor's Office of Economic Development shall chair the committee.
(b) The members appointed under Subsections (2)(a)(i)(E) through (H) serve as nonvoting, ex officio members of the committee.
(4) The Governor's Office of Economic Development and the department shall provide staff support to the committee.
(5) (a) The chair may call a meeting of the committee only with the concurrence of the department.
(b) A majority of the voting members of the committee constitute a quorum.


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(c) Action by a majority vote of a quorum of the committee constitutes action by the committee.
(6) (a) (i) Members who are not state government employees shall receive no compensation or benefits for their services, but may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
(ii) Members may decline to receive per diem and expenses for their service.
(b) (i) State government officer and employee members who do not receive salary, per diem, or expenses from their agency for their service may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
(ii) State government officer and employee members may decline to receive per diem and expenses for their service.
(c) (i) Local government members who do not receive salary, per diem, or expenses from the entity that they represent for their service may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
(ii) Local government members may decline to receive per diem and expenses for their service.
(d) Legislators on the committee receive compensation and expenses as provided by law and legislative rule.

Amended by Chapter 393, 2009 General Session

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Positions
Board member Type Qualification Original Appointment Current Appointment Expiration
Brady, P Keith Member (iv) Elected Official-Garfield Co. Commissioner 10/1/2016 10/01/2016 9/30/2020
Brunswick, Nancy A. Member (G) National Forest Service Representative 11/9/2017 11/09/2017 N/A
Crossland, Leslie Member (F) National Park Service Representative 3/1/2014 03/01/2014 N/A
Duckworth, Susan Member (v) House of Representatives Appointee 11/1/2013 11/01/2013 N/A
Glenn, Evan Member (H) Bureau of Land Management Representative 11/9/2017 11/09/2017 N/A
Hansen, Christopher Member (C) Heritage & Arts Representative 11/9/2017 11/09/2017 N/A
Potter, Chris Member (B) UDOT Representative 3/1/2014 03/01/2014 N/A
Randall, Natalie L. Member (ii) Duchesne Tourism Representative 11/9/2017 11/09/2017 11/9/2021
Rowley, Joshua H. Member (iii) Private Business Sector Representative 11/9/2017 11/09/2017 11/9/2021
Stringer, William C. Member (iv) Elected Official 10/1/2016 10/01/2016 9/30/2020
Strong, Scott Member (D) Parks & Recreation Representative 7/9/2018 07/09/2018 N/A
Varela, Vicki Chair (A) GOED Representative 1/11/2013 01/11/2013 N/A
Vickers, Evan Member (vi) Utah Senate Appointee 11/1/2013 11/01/2013 N/A
Wells, Curtis F. Member (iv) Elected Official 7/9/2018 07/09/2018 7/9/2022
Woolford, Edward T. Member (E) Federal Highway Administration Representative 11/9/2017 11/09/2017 N/A