Amy Fowler, District 7
Amy was elected to her first term by District Seven residents in November 2017. Shortly after taking the oath of office in January 2018, Amy was elected by her Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board peers to serve as RDA Board of Directors Vice-Chair. She was then elected as RDA chair for 2019 and currently serves in that role.
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 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, and spending time outdoors. Amy and her wife live in Sugar House with their two 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.