Board of Directors

The Utah State Employees’ Charitable Fund is governed by a board of directors. Board members are state employees appointed by the Governor to serve in a volunteer position. Under the authority of the Governor, the Board establishes and implements policies, procedures, and processes to ensure the Fund’s purpose is carried out in an ethical and lawful manner.

Nikki Stark-Kovler, President
Department of Workforce Services
(801) 526-9520

Larene Wyss, Vice President
Department of Human Resource Management
(801) 536-4284

Brian Brand, Treasurer
Tax Commission
(801) 297-4609

Catherine Higgins, Secretary
Department of Transportation
(385) 405-6370

Katriina Adair
Governor’s Office, Indigent Defense Commission
(801) 364-0743

Paul Baker
Department of Natural Resources
(801) 538-5261

Julie Christie
Department of Health
(801) 538-6883

Hannah Gorski
Utah Public Employees Association
(801) 264-8732 ext. 216

Jenni Griffin
Department of Technology Services
(801) 803-1140

Olivia Griffin
Department of Administrative Services
(801) 538-9560

Jim Peters
Utah Courts
(801) 578-3824

Brent Platt
Department of Human Services
(801) 368-5122

Micah Richards
Department of Corrections
(801) 545-5577

Kathy Stajduhar
Insurance Department
(801) 538-3822

Amy Wengren
Department of Agriculture and Food
(801) 859-3364

Celeste Winegar
Governor’s Office
(801) 538-1389

Last updated: February 24, 2020 at 7:37 am