Jenny Wilson - Utah Democrat

Jenny Wilson

Salt Lake County Council, At-Large

Salt Lake County

Phone: (385) 468-7451

Council Website

Jenny Wilson serves as an at-large member of the Salt Lake County Council.  Wilson was the first woman elected to the Council and began serving her first term in 2005. During that time she spearheaded many policy initiatives, including ethics reform, criminal justice reform, open space preservation, and government efficiency.  Wilson also helped establish the Jordan River Commission, designed to improve and preserve the river.  In her second term Wilson has continued spearheading criminal justice reform as well as combating the opioid abuse epidemic.  She continues to champion our open space preservation and our canyon planning.

Wilson has broad experience working in the private and non-profit sectors, including positions in administration, fundraising, government relations and project management for organizations such as the Sundance Institute and Film Festival, Sundance Group, Voices for Utah Children and the University of Utah’s Moran Eye Center. Wilson received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah in 1988 and a Masters of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School in 1998

Wilson served as the co-chair for the Hillary for Utah campaign in 2016 and was elected to serve as the Democratic Party’s Democratic National Committeewoman.  Wilson and her husband, Trell Rohovit, have two sons, Zach and Max.

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