Utah Tech University

Elected Washington County Representatives

Don L. Ipson, Senator, Republican-District 29

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Began legislative service: January 1, 2009

Email: dipson@le.utah.gov
Profession: Businessman

Professional Affiliations:
Southern Utah Trucking Association (past president); Utah Trucking Association (past president); Dixie ATC (director and past chair); Utah College of Applied Technology (past chair); UDOT Motor Carrier Advisory Board (chairman); UHP Honorary Colonels (past chair); St. George Lions Club

Education: Panguitch High School; Degree in Accounting and Business Administration, LDS Business College

R. NEIL WALTER, Representative, Republican-District 74

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Began legislative service: January 1, 2023

Email: nwalter@le.Utah.gov
Profession: Real Estate

Professional Affiliations:
CFA institute, Utah SITLA
Carnegie Mellon University school of business, Brigham Young University, Utah Tech University, Dixie High School

Norman K. Thurston, Representative, Republican-District 62

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Began legislative service: January 1, 2023

Email: normthurston@le.Utah.gov

Profession: Economist

Professional Affiliations: Boy Scouts of America, former assistant Council Commissioner; Boy Scouts of America, former Council Officer and Executive Board member

Education: Princeton University (PhD) (MA), Brigham Young University

Rex P. Shipp, Representative, Republican-District 71

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Began legislative service: January 1, 2023

Email: rshipp@le.Utah.gov

Profession: Financial Advisor

Professional Affiliations: Cambridge financial center, Rotary Club Member; Cedar City Chamber of Commerce Member; National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA); National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)

Education: Southern Utah University, Utah Tech University

Walt Brooks, Representative, Republican-District 75

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Began legislative service: September 21, 2016

Email: wbrooks@le.utah.gov

Profession: Business owner
Professional Affiliations: BSA Adult Volunteer, C.E.R.T/CAT Team Member, NRA Member, Youth Sports Volunteer

Education: B.S., Business Administration, Utah Tech University


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Vince Brown, JD


Email: vince.brown@utahtech.edu

Institute of Politics & Public Affairs

Email: politics@utahtech.edu