Salt Lake City, UT
Pro-Growth Progressive Idea: Making sure that all communities have access to skills and entrepreneurship training.
Rebecca Chavez-Houck has represented Salt Lake City in the Utah House of Representatives since 2008 where she focuses on public policy related to health and human services as well as voter engagement and access. She currently serves as House Minority Assistant Whip.
Rebecca served as a public affairs staffer for a number of local Utah nonprofits from 1985 to 2007 and cultivated a parallel “career” as a volunteer for nonprofits ranging from Envision Utah to the ACLU to Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. She has taught volunteer engagement classes as adjunct faculty for the University of Utah’s MPA program.