David Ure

Utah Director, SITLA

David Ure serves as director of the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, SITLA, which is an independent agency managing the state’s 4.5 million acres of surface and mineral estate on behalf of the public education system and other state institutions. A dedicated public servant, Mr. Ure served 14 years in the Utah Legislature, seven years on the Summit County Council, and six years on the SITLA Board of Trustees. He has served and continues to serve in leadership roles and as a board member for several important associations, committees, and boards, including the Weber Basin Water Conservation District, Park City Chamber of Commerce, and Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees for the Heber Valley Hospital. Mr. Ure is a proud Aggie, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural science from Utah State University. He is a fourth-generation dairy farmer in the Kamas Valley, and his wife Mae, is a schoolteacher at South Summit Elementary School.


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