Lt. Governor Cox Announces Personnel Changes

Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox has announced changes to his office staff.

Mark Mitchell will serve as director of technology, coordinating with county election officials and overseeing state elections technology. He will also oversee office IT systems and programming, and act as the liaison between the Lt. Governor’s Office and Dept. of Technology. Mitchell has served as IT manager for the Governor’s Office since 2009.

Katy Owens Hubler will oversee the Voting Equipment Selection Committee in its duties to evaluate and recommend voting equipment. She is known nationally for her extensive policy experience having served as senior policy specialist for the National Conference of State Legislatures, and has published several articles on voting technology.

Jennifer Storie, currently a special assistant to Lt. Gov. Cox, has been named notary public administrator for Utah. Storie will oversee Utah’s 20,000 notaries and the document authentication process. For the past four years, Storie has overseen the redesign and implementation of the website.

“My staff consists of just a few dedicated people,” Lt. Gov. Cox said. “With significant changes to Utah’s election laws and more than 1.5 million voters in the state, I am confident that these talented individuals will be instrumental in our efforts moving forward.”