Mailing address
656 East 11400 South, Suite R
Draper, Utah 84020

Association Personnel

President: Howard Stephenson

Mr. Howard Stephenson has been with the Association since 1977. He began as the research analyst and later assumed the role of president. His background is in Public Administration in which he received his Masters of Public Administration from Brigham Young University. He is concurrently serving as state senator and resides in Draper, Utah.

Vice President: Rusty Cannon


Research Analyst: Spencer Nitz

Spencer Nitz was most recently the Social Media Director at KSL Television and KSL Newsradio, where he was responsible for setting strategy and developing the organization’s social media properties. Prior to his work with KSL, he was the Majority Communications Director for the Utah House of Representatives for 3 years, working under the direction of Speaker Becky Lockhart.

Spencer has experience providing direct involvement in communicating legislation and relevant other information to the citizens of Utah in an easy to digest way, creating digital and traditional assets to distribute through public and private entities.

Executive Assistant: Bren Robinson


 Bren is a native Utahn and graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Mass Communications. She was employed at Channel 4 News as an Associate Producer for a year before she decided to step into the nonprofit sector.  She has most recently been involved at the Foundation for Family Life, where she worked with State and County authorities to bring fatherhood education to incarcerated men in Utah.

She stays involved in her local community, as she has been a member of the Board of Directors at the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce for three years and is serving as the 2016 Chairperson of the Board.

Bren is married and has two children. In her spare time she likes to travel with her family.  She also loves to bake and enjoys reading.