Utah Foundation names new board leadership

At its Board of Trustees meeting December 6, Utah Foundation announced the following new officers.

Elizabeth Hitch,  Associate Commissioner for Academic Affairs in the Utah System of Higher Education, is the new chair. Dr. Hitch previously served as vice chair and replaces outgoing chair Brent Jensen, vice president of HDR Engineering. 

Chad Westover, CEO of University of Utah Health Plans, is the new vice chair. 

Dan Eldredge, General Manager of Intermountain Power Agency, is the new treasurer. Mr. Eldredge replaces Peter Mann, Audit Managing Director at Deloitte & Touche.

In addition, Utah Foundation announced that Annalisa Holcombe, Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer at Westminster College, will take over as Fund-Raising Chair. She replaces Mark Buchi, partner at Holland & Hart. 

“We’re so grateful for the extraordinary leadership and guidance that Brent Jensen, Peter Mann and Mark Buchi have provided in recent years,” Utah Foundation President Peter Reichard said. “Looking ahead to 2019, we’re excited about the energy and enthusiasm that Liz Hitch, Chad Westover, Dan Eldredge and Annalisa Holcombe bring to Utah Foundation.”