Salt Lake City

Council District 7

Amy Fowler

Council Member Bio

Amy Fowler, District 7

Council Member Amy Fowler visits some of District 7's first responders.

Council Member Amy Fowler visits some of District 7’s first responders.

Amy was elected to her first term by District Seven residents in November 2017 and took her oath of office in January 2018. She currently serves as City Council Chair after being elected by her peers in January 2021. Amy also previously served as the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board Vice Chair in 2018 and as RDA chair for 2019-20.  In January 2020 Amy was appointed to a one-year term as Vice Chair of the National League of Cities Large Cities Council and was recently appointed Chair for the 2020-2021 year. 

Amy is a champion and serves as the voice for many who are underrepresented and has spent her career defending the rights of those who end up in the criminal justice system. She believes government should reflect the needs and desires of all people and is a strong advocate for governmental transparency and accountability. Amy was appointed by the National League of Cities to serve on its Safety and Crime Prevention Federal Advocacy Committee for 2019. 

Amy earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Seattle University with a degree in biology in biology before obtaining her law degree from the University of Utah.   

Born and raised in Utah, Amy spent much of her life exploring the mountains, rivers, and valleys surrounding Salt Lake City. After living in Guatemala for five years, Amy returned to Utah. In 2013 she co-founded the LGBT and Allied Lawyers of Utah, a non-profit legal organization fighting for the LGBT community’s rights. She worked as a Public Defender for several years prior to opening Fowler Venable Law.  

In her spare time, Amy enjoys rock climbing, golfing, and spending time outdoors. Amy lives in Sugar House with her dogs.  

District Seven encompasses the southeast portion of Salt Lake City and includes the Sugar House, Nibley Park, Forest Dale, Westminster, Highland Park, and Country Club neighborhoods, the Sugar House and Brickyard Plaza commercial areas, Westminster College, Highland High School, Sugar House Park and Forest Dale and Nibley Park golf courses.