EDCUtah welcomes Scott Cuthbertson as new CEO
The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) announced the appointment of Scott Cuthbertson as chief executive officer, effective January 26, 2023. Scott Cuthbertson will succeed Theresa A. Foxley, who has served as EDCUtah’s CEO since 2017.
Cuthbertson brings a broad range of leadership experience, having been a director and practice lead with PwC and most recently serving as the chief operating officer and deputy executive director of the Point of the Mountain State Land Authority (“The Point”), one of the largest and most compelling economic development projects in the country. In addition to Cuthbertson’s impressive professional experience, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and master’s degrees from both Georgetown University and Oxford University. (Read More)
Senate District 12 special election results
Yesterday, Democratic state delegates in Senate District 12 met to hear from 8 candidates running in the special election to represent SD 12 in the Senate, which comes after Senator Karen Mayne’s resignation.
Electronic delegate voting for this ranked-choice election was open from yesterday evening until 3:00 pm today. Now that the votes have been tabulated, Karen Kwan has won the special election after four rounds of counting. (Read More)
Sen. Luz Escamilla’s statement on Senate District 12 special election results
Following today’s results for Utah Senate District 12’s special election, Utah Senate Minority Leader Sen. Luz Escamilla issued the following statement regarding Senator-elect Karen Kwan’s victory:
“I have known Senator-elect Karen Kwan since she began her career of legislative service in the Utah House of Representatives in 2017. The Senate Democrats eagerly welcome her policy expertise and thorough commitment to representing her constituents. Her effectiveness in the Legislature and eye for strategic partnerships to usher meaningful policy to support all Utahns will be a crucial addition to the Senate Minority Caucus. We are energized and ready to commence the 2023 General Session as a unified front for positive change. Congratulations, Senator-elect Kwan.”