Board of Directors & Committees

Board of Directors

David Utrilla (Chair) - CEO & President of US Translation Company, & Honorary Consul of Peru

Baldomero Lago (1st Vice-Chair) - UVU’s Chief International Officer & Honorary Consul of Spain

Alicia Cunningham-Bryant (2nd Vice-Chair) - Associate Professor, Director of Fellowship Advising, Honors Department, Westminster College

Ramez Halteh (Treasurer) - Senior Vice-President, Key Bank

Hong Pang (Secretary) - Associate Professor, Chinese Studies, Utah Valley University

Chris Pieper - Attorney, Utah Attorney General

Jennifer Hogge - Executive Director, Engage Now Africa

Katherine Zachara - Collective Impact, United Way of SLC

Kelsey Price - Director of Communications and Marketing, Department of Veterans and Military Affairs, & Chair, Emerging Leaders Initiative of Utah

Kent Richards- Director, LDS Church Hosting Office

Kimberly Madsen - Legislative Fiscal Analyst, Utah State Legislature

Luna Banuri - Executive Director, Utah Muslim Civic League

Melanie Agnew - Dean of Education, Westminster College

Sabine Klahr - Director of the Office of Global Engagement, University of Utah

Shane Barrow - Former Chief of International Program Development, American Conservation Experience

Vlada Yaremenko - Business Development Analyst at EDCUtah

Felecia Maxfield-Barrett (Ex Officio)

All UCCD board meetings are open to the public and are held at 5:00 PM. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for meeting times and locations. 


Global Leaders Scholarship Fund Selection Committee

 Jackie Biskupski (Committee Chair) - Former Salt Lake City Mayor

Chris Redgrave (Committee Co-Chair) - Former Executive of Zions Bank, Small Business Advocate

Mario Organista (Committee Secretary) - PACE Advisor at Salt Lake Community College

Rodmehr Tivon Semnani (Committee Treasurer)

Annie Leither -Vice President of Sponsorships at Zions Bank

Avais Ahmed - Managing Director Utah Muslim Civic League

Dr. Baldomero Lago - Chief International Officer, Utah Valley University

Valeri Wilde - Attorney in Salt Lake City

Vlada Yaremenko - Business Development Analyst at EDCUtah