Director of Community Empowerment
Jennifer Maurine Seelig, Ph.D. has been a proud Rose Park resident for nearly 15 years. She received a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Utah. She has a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Utah and a B.A. in English from the University of Louisville. She served as policy and research analyst for the Salt Lake City Council, as well as for Salt Lake Mayor Rocky Anderson; served as the communication and legislative policy analyst for the Utah League of Cities and Towns; and worked for 1-800 CONTACTS as their Associate Director of Governmental Relations. Jennifer was elected by District 23 residents in November of 2006 to serve in the Utah House of Representatives. In 2012, her peers in the Utah House Democrat Caucus elected her into the Democratic Leader position. She is the first woman to serve in this role.
CONTACT: Jennifer.Seelig@slcgov.com | 801-535-7117