Meet our Members

See who’s new to the Utah House of Representatives

Jeff Burton, District 66

Meet Rep. Burton Representative Burton represents District 66 comprising Spanish Fork, Salem, and Woodland Hills. He received a B.S. in Sociology from the University of New York and Master’s degrees from the United States Army War College in Strategic Studies and the...

Mike Kohler, District 54

Meet Rep. Kohler Representative Mike Kohler was born and raised in Midway Utah where his wife, Laurie, and he raised their six children.  They have 23 grandchildren.  He attended Utah State studying Ag Econ and Dairy Science for a few years before coming home to run...

Doug Welton, District 67

Meet Rep. Welton Replacing: Marc Roberts  Doug has lived in Payson since he was 4 years old, where he has been an active member of the community. While he spent the first part of his career working as a sales manager in the jewelry & diamond business (in Provo….go...

Nelson Abbott, District 60

Meet Rep. Abbott Newly elected to District 60, Representative Nelson Abbott is passionate about helping those with mental health issues and pushing for tax cuts. He has a B.A. IN Economics from BYU as well as his JD and MBA from BYU where he now works as an adjunct...

Steve Lund, District 58

Meet Rep. Lund Representative Lund was born in Mt. Pleasant and raised in Manti. He served in the 2nd of the 222 Field Artillery Unit of the Utah National Guard and served a mission in Colorado for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. After completing his...

Jordan Teuscher, District 42

Meet Rep. Teuscher   Replacing: Kim Coleman Representing District 42 comprising parts of West Jordan, South Jordan, and Herriman, Representative Jordan Teuscher is a new face in the Utah House. A South Jordan native, Jordan ran for office because of his desire to...

Matt Gwynn, District 29

Meet Rep. Gwynn Replacing: Lee Perry Matt was born in Ogden and raised in Roy where he attended Roy High School. After graduation and “having reality set in,” he decided to join the US Marine Corps – stating that: “I wanted to put myself in a position where I was...

Ryan Wilcox, District 7

Meet Rep. Wilcox Representative Wilcox was raised on a dairy farm in Weber County and graduated from both Weber High and Weber State University. He has deep roots in his community and is a proud husband and father to five children. He previously served as a member of...

Mike Petersen, District 3

Meet Rep. Petersen Born and raised in Utah, Mike Petersen has lived in Northern Logan for the past 30 years where he and his wife raised their 4 children and 9 grandchildren. Rep. Petersen received his bachelor’s and master’s from BYU and his PH.D. in Instructional...