Former Representative / Salt Lake City, UT
Pro-Growth Progressive Idea: Making sure that all communities have access to skills and entrepreneurship training.
Rebecca Chavez-Houck represented Salt Lake City in the Utah House of Representatives from 2008 to 2018, where she focused on public policy related to health and human services as well as voter engagement and access. She served as House Minority Assistant Whip.
Rebecca served as a public affairs staffer for a number of local Utah nonprofits from 1985 to 2007 and cultivated a parallel “career” as a volunteer for nonprofits ranging from Envision Utah to the ACLU to Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. She has taught volunteer engagement classes as adjunct faculty for the University of Utah’s MPA program.
Rebecca Chavez-Houck’s Ideas
Problem Utah has had a particular problem with diminishing voter participation. A number of citizens have said they simply want options as to how they cast their ballots: some want to vote by mail, others prefer to participate in early voting, yet others enjoy the activity of voting at their […]
Strengthening Democracy | Rebecca Chavez-Houck | Former Representative | Salt Lake City, UT