Department of Commerce announces new Director to Office of Property Rights Ombudsman

Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced effective November 14, 2019 Jordan S. Cullimore has been appointed as the new Director of the Office of Property Rights Ombudsman.  The Land Use and Eminent Domain Advisory Board voted unanimously on November 12, 2019 to select Cullimore to succeed former Director, Brent Bateman, who is returning to private law practice.

Cullimore has served as a Staff Attorney with the Office of Property Rights Ombudsman since September 2015.  Before joining the Office, he worked for Utah local governments in various planning and zoning capacities.  Jordan Cullimore received his B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University School of Law where he served as a J. Reuben Clark Law Society Officer.  Cullimore is married with 6 children and resides in Riverton, UT.