Dr. Val Peterson


The Office of Administration & Strategic Relations exists to support students, faculty, and staff by building and maintaining the University's infrastructure, safeguarding assets and resources, advancing the athletic program, and protecting the University through emergency preparedness to keep us safe and ready during disasters.  Many of our services are somewhat in the background keeping the University running. 

The Vice-President of Administration & Strategic Relations oversees a budget of more than $50 million and has administrative responsibilities for Facilities & Planning, Athletics, University Relations, Strategic Relations, Emergency Management Services, and Environmental Health & Safety.  

     Vice President, Val L. Peterson

Administration & Strategic Relations Mission Statement

Administration & Strategic Relations division and departments provide customer-focused, responsive, effective administrative services and events for students, faculty, staff and visitors to advance Utah Valley University's mission.


Leadership Team

Val L. Peterson
Vice President - Administration & Strategic Relations

Frank Young
Associate Vice President - Facilities & Planning

Jared Sumsion
Associate Vice President - Director of Athletics

Steve Anderson
Associate Vice President - University Relations

Christian Brinton
Senior Director - Strategic Relations

Robin Ebmeyer
Director - Emergency Management & Safety

Contact Info

[email protected]  

MAIN: 801.863.8000