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Mission, Vision & Goals

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Our Mission:

Preserve and promote heritage, arts, community development, cultural resources, and understanding.

Our Vision:

Utah’s economy and quality of life are elevated by its heritage, arts, and culture.

Our Four Strategic Pillars: 

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Boards and Commissions

Arts & Museums

Utah Arts Council: The Board of Directors of the Utah Arts Council is a policy-making board composed of 13 members, each appointed to a four-year term by the Governor. More info >>

Museum Services Advisory Board: The Advisory Board for the Office of Museum Services is composed of 11 members, each appointed to a four-year term by the Governor. More info >>

State Library

The Utah State Library Board: The State Library Board is comprised of nine members. One member is recommended from the State Office of Education, Board of Control of the State Law Library, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, and the Utah System of Higher Education. Of the five remaining members at least two shall be appointed from rural areas. More info >>

State History

The Board of State History consists of eleven members appointed by the Governor for four-year terms. More info >>

Multicultural Affairs

The Multicultural Commission is chaired by the Lt. Governor and is composed of members appointed by the Governor. More info >>

Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission: Members of the MLK Commission are appointed by the governor. More info >>

Indian Affairs

Native American Legislative Liaison Committee: The Native American Legislative Liaison Committee (NALLC), is composed of 11 members, seven from the House of Representatives and four from the Senate. More info >>

Native American Remains Review Committee: The Committee is composed of seven members, four appointed by the director from nominations submitted by Indian tribes, and three appointed by the director from nominations submitted by representatives of repositories. More info >>

U Serve Utah

The Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism is an active Board of Commissioners (up to 17-members) appointed by the Lieutenant Governor to support volunteerism in Utah. More info >>

Contact Heritage & Arts

Utah Department of Heritage and Arts

300 S. Rio Grande Street (450 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
DHA Rio InteriorDirections (Clicking here will take you to Google Maps)

Toll-free: 1-877-488-3233
Phone: 801-245-7202
Fax: 801-521-4727

Fraud Hotline: 801-245-7216 (gjeffs@utah.gov)

Administration

300 S. Rio Grande Street (450 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Directions (Clicking here will take you to Google Maps)

Name
Assignment
Phone
Email
Jill Remington Love
Executive Director
801-245-7202
 jlove@utah.gov
Kerri Nakamura
Deputy Director
801-245-7204
Josh Loftin
Public Information Officer
801-245-7205
Sarina Ehrgott
Marketing Manager
801-236-7553
Marjorie Moore
Executive Assistant
801-245-7202

 

Division of Indian Affairs

250 North 1950 West, Suite A
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116-7901

Name
Assignment
Phone
Email
Shirlee Silversmith
Director
801-715-6701

 

Multicultural Affairs

300 S. Rio Grande Street (450 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Directions (Clicking here will take you to Google Maps)

Name
Assignment
Phone
Email
 Hong Vu
Director
801-245-7211  hvu@utah.gov

 

UServeUtah

300 S. Rio Grande Street (450 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 1-888-755-UTAH (8824)
Fax: 801-355-3081

Name
Assignment
Phone
Email
LaDawn Stoddard
Director
801-245-7223

 

Arts and Museums

617 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
Phone: 801-236-7555
Fax: 801-236-7556

Name
Assignment
Phone
Email
 Victoria Panella Bourns Director  801-236-7551  vbourns@utah.gov

State History

300 Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Phone: 801-245-7225
Fax: 801-533-3503

Name
Assignment
Phone
Email
Brad Westwood
Director
801-367-6324

 

State Library

250 North 1950 West, Suite A
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116-7901
Phone: 801-715-6777
Fax: 801-715-6767

Name
Assignment
Phone
Email
Donna Jones Morris
Director
801-715-6770