Mike was hired as the Executive Director of the Seven County Infrastructure Coalition in March of 2017. Under the direction of the Board, Mike is working on many projects within the region including; Rail into the Uinta Basin, pipelines, road projects, broadband, manufacturing, a research facility, various utility services, studies and other projects.
He currently serves on The Governor’s Energy Advisory Council, The Gardner Policy Institute Energy Council, The Governor’s Rural Partnership Board, and Central Utah Water Board.
Some of Mike’s prior experience includes, Uintah County Commissioner, Uintah School Board, Uinta Basin Applied Technology Board, Community Impact Board, and Western Counties Alliance Board. He also served on the State Sage Grouse Working Group, developing a State Sage Grouse Management Plan. Mike lead an effort to develop a conservation plan that prevented a Federal listing of the Graham and Whiteriver Penstemon plants.