State EPSCoR Committee




2014 Meetings

March 19, 2014


2013 Meetings

July 29, 2013


2012 Meetings

November 28, 2012


October 5, 2012


June 18, 2012




  • Utah’s Science, Technology, Talent and Innovation Plan
    The Science, Technology, Talent and Innovation (STI) Strategic Assessment and Growth Initiatives Plan identifies opportunities to accelerate the state’s technology‐based industry clusters that have elevated Utah as a leader in today’s global innovation economy. At its core, the STI Plan seeks to deepen the collaboration among higher education, industry, and government to help ensure that a coordinated strategy is in place to prepare our future workforce.


State Committee Members


EPSCoR State Director:

  • Paul Brooks
    University of Utah


Executive Committee:

  • Tom Parks, Chair
    University of Utah                                         
  • Mark McLellan
    Utah State University              
  • Alan Harker
    Brigham Young University


General Committee:

  • Patrice Arent
    Utah State House of Representatives            
  • Tami Goetz
    Govenor's Office, State STEM Advisor
  • Kim Heimsath
    Utah Industry - Questar
  • Lyle Hillyard
    Utah State Senate
  • Elizabeth Hitch
    Utah System of Higher Education
  • Danny Horns
    Utah Valley Univeristy
  • Dave Matty
    Weber State University
  • Christopher Picard
    Salt Lake Community College
  • Suzanne Winters
    Utah Industry - Intermountain Health Care
  • Sarah Young
    Utah State Board of Education


Ex Officio:

  • Michelle Baker
    Utah State University                                    
  • Joseph Orr
    University of Utah                        
  • Mark Young
    Montana State

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