Rebecca Chavez-Houck

CHAIR, NATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD | HECHO (Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting, and the Outdoors)

Rebecca Chavez-Houck holds a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication and a Master of Public Administration (MPA), both from the University of Utah. She represented Salt Lake City’s northeast quadrant in the Utah House of Representatives from 2008-18, focusing primarily on public policy related to health and human services, as well as voter engagement and access. She served as a public affairs staffer for a number of local Utah nonprofits from 1985 to 2007 and volunteers for myriad local and national nonprofits, including the National Advisory Board of HECHO (Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting and the Outdoors), Board of Directors for SUWA, and our state’s Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee. She now provides leadership coaching and community engagement consulting through her public affairs firm, Aspira Public Affairs, LLC and enjoys documenting the adventures of her RV travels on her “Roam with a View” travel blog.