Utah State Parks Board

Notice: Per H.B. 534 – The Utah State Parks Board has been dissolved as of May 1, 2024.

Our board members were appointed by the governor for their knowledge, interest, and experience in outdoor recreation. This nine-member board represents each of the state’s eight judicial districts, with one at-large member. Our dedicated board members meet quarterly and as needed. If you have comments for board members, please contact them directly.

You may also view recent board agendas and meeting minutes.


Corey Cram, Chair
Beaver, Iron, and Washington counties

Lisa Meerts
Davis, Weber, and Morgan counties

Brent Boswell
Wasatch, Utah, Juab, and Millard counties

Joan Hammer
Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties

Russ Steadman
Salt Lake, Toole, and Summit counties

Lesha Coltharp
Uintah, Daggett, and Duchesne counties

Jack Draxler
State At-Large

Falyn Owens
Sanpete, Sevier, Piute, Wayne, Garfield, and Kane counties

Elaine Gizler
Emery, Carbon, Grand, and San Juan counties