School And Institutional Trust Lands Board Of Trustees Nominating Committee
Independent
53C-1-203
0 times per year
4 years
Per Diem And Travel Expenses
No
No
No
No
Yes
Active
Stuart, Jessie
801-359-4379


Amended General Session 2018

(1) There is established an 11 member board of trustees nominating committee.
(2)(a) (i) Through July 30, 2018, the State Board of Education shall appoint five members to the nominating committee from different geographical areas of the state.

(ii) Beginning on August 1, 2018, the five members of the Land Trusts Protection and Advocacy Committee, created in Section 53D-2-202, shall serve on the nominating committee.
(b) The governor shall appoint five members to the nominating committee on or before the December 1 of the year preceding the vacancy on the nominating committee as follows:
(i)
(A) through July 30, 2018, one individual from a nomination list of at least two names of individuals knowledgeable about institutional trust lands submitted on or before the October 1 of the year preceding the vacancy on the nominating committee by the University of Utah and Utah State University on an alternating basis every four years; and
(B) beginning on August 1, 2018, one individual who is knowledgeable about real estate development;
(ii) one individual from a nomination list of at least two names submitted by the Utah Farm Bureau in consultation with the Utah Cattleman's Association and the Utah Wool Growers' Association on or before the October 1 of the year preceding the vacancy on the nominating committee;
(iii) one individual from a nomination list of at least two names submitted by the Utah Petroleum Association on or before the October 1 of the year preceding the vacancy on the nominating committee;
(iv) one individual from a nomination list of at least two names submitted by the Utah Mining Association on or before the October 1 of the year preceding the vacancy on the nominating committee; and
(v) one individual from a nomination list of at least two names submitted by the executive director of the Department of Natural Resources after consultation with statewide wildlife and conservation organizations on or before the October 1 of the year preceding the vacancy on the nominating committee.
(c) The president of the Utah Association of Counties shall designate the chair of the Public Lands Steering Committee, who must be an elected county commissioner or councilor, to serve as the eleventh member of the nominating committee.
(3)
(a) Except as required by Subsections (3)(b) and (d), each member shall serve a four-year term.
(b) The governor shall, at the time of appointment or reappointment, 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.
(c) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be appointed for the unexpired term.
(d) The term of a member of the nominating committee who is appointed under Subsection (2)(a)(i) or (2)(b)(i)(A) shall end on July 30, 2018.
(4) The nominating committee shall select a chair and vice chair from its membership by majority vote.
(5)
(a) The nominating committee shall nominate at least two candidates for each position or vacancy which occurs on the board of trustees except for the governor's appointee under Subsection 53C-1-202(5).
(b) The nominations shall be by majority vote of the committee.
(6) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
(a) Section 63A-3-106;
(b) Section 63A-3-107; and
(c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
(7) The Land Trusts Protection and Advocacy Office, created in Section 53D-2-201, shall provide staff support to the nominating committee.

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Positions
Board member Type Qualification Original Appointment Current Appointment Expiration
Bachtell, Thomas W. Member Land Trust Protection and Advocacy Committee member 9/1/2018 09/01/2018 9/1/2020
Brown, Melvin R. Member Land Trust Protection and Advocacy Committee member 9/1/2018 09/01/2018 9/1/2020
Bushman, Darin J. Member County Commissioner who is Chair of the Public Lands Steering Committee 9/1/2018 09/01/2018 9/1/2022
Canning, Michael Member Recommended by the Exec. Director of Natural Resources 1/1/2020 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Garrett, Wade B. Member Representing Utah Farm Bureau in consultation with the Utah Cattleman's Association and the Utah Wool Growers' Association 3/4/2020 03/04/2020 1/1/2022
Hrenko Browning, Rikki Member Representing the Utah Petroleum Association 1/1/2020 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Ostler, Steve Vice-chair Land Trust Protection and Advocacy Committee member 9/1/2018 09/01/2018 9/1/2022
Plant, Paula Member Land Trust Protection and Advocacy Committee member 9/1/2018 09/01/2018 9/1/2022
Somers, Brian Member Representing the Utah Mining Association 2/5/2019 02/05/2019 2/5/2021
Tomco, Brigham Chair Land Trust Protection and Advocacy Committee member 9/1/2018 09/01/2018 9/1/2022
Walker, H. Blaine Member knowledgeable about real estate development 2/5/2019 02/05/2019 2/5/2023