Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Daniel Hemmert to the Utah Senate. Hemmert will serve in District 14 following the resignation of Sen. Alvin Jackson on July 1.
“I am pleased to appoint Dan to represent Utah Senate District 14,” Gov. Herbert said. “His sincere desire to enact sound fiscal, family and education policies will serve him well as he works to fulfill the demands of this position. I look forward to working together with him in this new capacity.”
Hemmert is the vice president and owner of Red Hanger Cleaners, which operates dry cleaning and professional laundry stores in Northern Utah. He holds a JD/MBA from Brigham Young University and is a native of Utah County. On Aug. 6, he was selected by district delegates to fill out the remainder of Sen. Jackson’s term.
“It is an honor and privilege to serve in the Utah Senate,” Hemmert said. “I am humbled to represent the community that I have loved my entire life. I look forward to getting to work for the people of District 14.”
Hemmert will serve the remainder of the current legislative term, which expires on December 31, 2016.