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Wasatch Canyons Master Plan

Wasatch Canyons Master Plan Committees

Executive Committee

  • Mike Allegra, Utah Transit Authority
  • Cathy Kahlow, U.S. Forest Service
  • Laura McIndoe Briefer, Salt Lake City Public Utilities
  • Mike Mower, Utah Governor's Office
  • Jeff Niermeyer, Salt Lake City Public Utilities
  • Ann Ober, Salt Lake County Mayor's Office
  • Mayor Tom Pollard, Town of Alta
  • John Thomas, Utah Department of Transportation
  • Curtis Woodward, Salt Lake County Planning & Development Services
      Wasatch Mountains - Photographer: Jason Mathis - Image courtesy of SLCVB

Steering Committee

These community leaders and stakeholders will guide the Wasatch Canyons Tomorrow process.  They are committed to an open, transparent and constructive process.

  • Mike Allegra, Utah Transit Authority
  • Brent Atkinson, Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office
  • Brad Barber, Barber Consulting
  • Scott Beck, Salt Lake Visitors/Convention Bureau
  • Sarah Bennett, Emigration Canyon Trail Activist
  • Brian Bennion, Salt Lake Valley Health Department
  • Kate Bradshaw, Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center 
  • Laura McIndoe Briefer, Salt Lake City Public Utilities
  • Barbara Cameron, Big Cottonwood Community Council
  • Jennifer Clancy, Friends of Alta 
  • Mark Clemens, Sierra Club
  • Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore, Cottonwood Heights
  • Rusty Dassing, Utah Powderbird
  • Paul Diegal, Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center 
  • Paul Dremann, Governor's Blue Ribbon Advisory Panel
  • Sally Elliott, Summit County Council
  • Rolayne Fairclough, AAA of Utah
  • Carl Fisher, Save Our Canyons
  • Wendy Fisher, Utah Open Lands
  • Mike Hansen, Granite Community Council
  • Polly Hart, Millcreek F.I.D.O.S.
  • Rep. Greg Hughes, Utah State House
  • Gregory Lee, Red Butte Garden
  • Sen. Pat Jones, Utah State Senate
  • Cathy Kahlow, U.S. Forest Service
  • Lee Kapaloski, Parsons, Behle, & Latimer
  • Dan Knopt, Silver Fork Lodge
  • Carol Majeske, U.S. Forest Service
  • Ben McAdams, Salt Lake City Mayor's Office
  • Chris McCandless, Sandy City Council
  • Will McCarvill, Wasatch Mountain Club 
  • Peter Metcalf, Outdoor Retailers Association
  • Ryan Miller, Intl. Mountain Biking Association
  • Mike Mower, Utah Governor's Office
  • Sen. Wayne Niederhauser, Utah State Senate
  • Jeff Niermeyer, Salt Lake Public Utilities
  • Ann Ober, Salt Lake County Mayor's Office
  • Shane Pace, Sandy City Public Utilities 
  • Mayor Tom Pollard, Town of Alta
  • Margo Provost, Log Haven
  • Nathan Rafferty, Ski Utah
  • Pat Shea, former BLM Director
  • Amanda Smith, Utah Governor's Office
  • Joe Smolka, Emigration Canyon Community Council
  • Liane Stillman, Cottonwood Heights 
  • John Thomas, Utah Dept. of Transportation
  • Mayor Dennis Webb, Holladay
  • Mayor Dana Williams, Park City
  • Jessie Walter, Cottonwood Canyons Foundation
  • Crystal Ward, Wasatch Back Environmental Alliance
  • Claudia Wheeler, MWDSLS 
  • Mike Wilson, Metro Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy
  • Ted Wilson, Utah Rivers Council
  • Curtis Woodward, Salt Lake County Planning & Development Services
  • Todd Young, Salt Lake County Planning Commission
  • Judy Zachary, Wasatch Mountain Club

Technical Committee

  • Mike Allegra, Utah Transit Authority
  • Laura Ault, Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands
  • Tina Bartholomew, UTA 
  • Sarah Bennett, Intl. Mountain Biking Association
  • Brian Bennion, Salt Lake Valley Health Dept.
  • Don Berry, United Fire Authority
  • Michael Black, City of Cottonwood Heights
  • Tyson Bradley, Utah Mountain Adventures 
  • Laura McIndoe Briefer, Salt Lake City Public Utilities
  • Kevin Callahan, Summit County Public Works
  • Kent Cashel, Park City Transit
  • Chris Chesnut, UTA
  • Andrea Clayton, Lochner 
  • Joan DiGiorgio, The Nature Conservancy
  • Dana Dolsen, Division of Wildlife Resources, State of Utah
  • Theo Dunham, Parleys Canyon Planning Commission
  • Rolayne Fairclough, AAA
  • Julie Faure, Utah Mountain Adventures 
  • Carl Fisher, Save Our Canyons
  • Liam Fitzgerald, Utah Dept. of Transportation
  • Howie Garber, Wanderlust Images
  • David Gardner, WaterPro 
  • David Gellner, Salt Lake County Planning
  • Jared Gerber, Sandy City 
  • Jason Green, Lochner Engineering
  • John Guldner, Town of Alta
  • Ned Hacker, WFRC 
  • John Hiskey, Sandy City
  • Jessica Hook, Emigration Canyon Community Council
  • Robin Hutcheon, Fehr & Peers
  • Steve Jensen, Salt Lake County Engineering
  • Hal Johnson, UTA
  • Jonathan Knight, Salt Lake Climbers Alliance
  • Carol Majeske, U.S. Forest Service
  • Will McCarvill, Wasatch Mountain Club 
  • Frank Pisani, UDOT 
  • Reese Pope, U.S. Forest Service
  • Carol Potter, Mountain Trails
  • Andrea Pullos, Salt Lake County Engineering
  • Morgan Selph, Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation
  • Jeff Silvestrini, Mt. Olympus Community Council
  • Wilf Sommerkorn, Salt Lake City Planning Dept.
  • Teri Sommers, Salt Lake County Sheriff
  • John Thomas, Utah Dept. of Transportation
  • Dave Wham, Division of Water Quality, State of Utah
  • Rick Whiting, City of Holladay
  • Mike Wilson, Metro Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy
  • Curtis Woodward, Salt Lake County Planning & Development Services
  • Beat von Allmen, Alpentech