Advisory Board

UNP is guided by an advisory board made up of representatives of all our three key stakeholder groups – west side residents, community institutions, and higher education.



Angela Doan
Assistant Attorney General, Utah Attorney General’s Office

Laura Hernandez
West Side Resident & Community Advocate, Community Advocate Network

Susie Porter
Director of Gender Studies & Associate Professor of History, University of Utah


Erin Carraher
Director of Strategy & Partnerships, Equitable Housing & Livability Institute & Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Utah

Elaine Clark
Professor, College of Education, University of Utah

Weston Clark
Director of Community Outreach, Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office

Adam Dastrap
Professor & Coordinator, Geosciences Department, Salt Lake Community College

Adebimpe Idowu Deji-Olatunde
West Side Resident, UNP Hartland Resident Committee & Graduate Assistant, Utah Education Policy Center

Isaac Delgado
West Side Resident

Katie Donoviel
Associate Director, English Skills Learning Center

‘Inoke Vea Hafoka
West Side Resident & Associate Instructor of Ethnic Studies, University of Utah

Carolynn Hoskins, Ex-Officio
West Side Resident & DDI Vantage, Early Head Start

Emma E. Houston
Special Assistant to the Vice President for EDI – Engagement and Program Development, University of Utah

Karla Jimenez
West Side Resident

John Marfield
Executive Director of Admissions, University of Utah

Dean McGovern, Ex-Officio
Director, Bennion Center, University of Utah

Paloma Olmedo-Gonzalez
Events Supervisor, Wellness and Integrative Health, University of Utah Health

Asha Parekh
Director, Refugee Services, Utah Workforce Services

Ken Perko
Assistant Director, Youth & Family, Sorenson Unity Center

Gilberto Rejón Magaña, Ex-Officio
West Side Resident & Founding Director, Hartland Community 4 Youth & Families

Brett Steadman
Facility & Program Manager, Northwest Recreation Center

Anni Tedder
Associate Director of Diversity, Outreach, and Community Engagement, University of Utah Admissions

Isael Torres
West Side Resident & Family & School Collaboration Specialist for Educational Equity, Salt Lake City School District

Christine Tuifua
West Side Resident & Paraprofessional, Glendale Middle School

Mary Ann Villarreal, Ex-Officio
Vice President of Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, University of Utah

Jasmine Walton
Community Engagement Coordinator, NeighborWorks Salt Lake