Julie Fisher, Heritage and Arts, Executive Director
Julie Fisher came to Gov. Herbert’s Cabinet in 2011 from the Legislature. She was first elected to the Utah House of Representatives (District 17) in 2004, representing Fruit Heights, Kaysville, and Farmington in Davis County. She was re-elected three more times.
Some of the committees Julie served on during her nearly seven years in the Legislature include Transportation, Workforce Services and Community and Economic Development, Revenue and Taxation; Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee; and Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee.
She has also served on the Capitol Arts Placement Sub-Committee, the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, as well as the Boards of the Davis County Chamber of Commerce, the Intergovernmental Roundtable (past chair), and the Salt Lake United Way.
In 2010, she was selected to the Executive Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures, where she has also served as vice chair of the Labor and Economic Development Committee since 2007.
She was presented with the Utah Museums Association “Public Service” award in 2011; the Utah Medical Association “Distinguished Legislative Service” award in 2010; the Davis County Chamber of Commerce “Leadership Award” in 2008; and the Davis County Republican Women “Representative of the Year” award in 2006.
Julie Fisher graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 1980. She and husband Scott, have four children and reside in Fruit Heights.