Executive Water Finance Board

The Executive Water Finance Board was created in 2017 by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. It's purpose is to review the fiscal and economic implications of state water projects. Questions/comments for the board can be directed to waterfinanceboard@utah.gov.

Board Members

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Phil Dean

Budget Director and Chief Economist, Utah Governor's Office of Management and Budget

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Eric Millis

Director, Utah Division of Water Resources

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Jon Bronson

Sr. Vice President/Managing Director, Zions Public Finance

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Juliette Tennert

Director of Economics and Public Policy,  Kem. C Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah

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Laura Briefer

Director, Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities

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Evan Curtis

State Planning Coordinator, Utah Governor's Office of Management and Budget

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David Damschen

Treasurer, State of Utah


Board Staff

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Miranda Jones

Financial Operations Specialist, Utah Governor's Office of Management and Budget


2018 Meeting Dates

Board meetings are held monthly at 9 a.m., usually in the Kletting Room at the Utah Senate Building on the State Capitol Complex (250 State Senate Building).

  • March 22 & 23 – St. George
  • April 17 – Salt Lake City
  • May 22 – Salt Lake City
  • June 13 – Salt Lake City
  • July 17  – Salt Lake City
  • August 21 – Salt Lake City
  • September 17 & 18 – St. George 
  • October 16 – Salt Lake City
  • November 20 – Salt Lake City

More Information

Meeting agendas, minutes and recordings are available on the Public Notice Website.

Visit the Public Notice Website