UVU has developed partnerships with local organizations that cultivate understanding across religious boundaries and which further the engagement mission of the university. The organizations below are active partners in connecting UVU students, faculty and staff with these important community resources.

Community Advisory Board


 
Kena Matthews (co-chair)
Community Services Manager, City of Orem
 
Brian Birch (co-chair)
Director, Religious Studies Program, Utah Valley University

 

Stephanie Ashcraft
Utah Valley Public Relations Council, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 
Luna Banuri
Board of Trustees, Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy

 

Juliana Boerio-Goates
Catholic Lay Ecclesial Minister
 
Khando Chazotsang
Utah Tibetan Community

Caru Das
Director, Spanish Fork Krishna Temple

 

Brian Farr
North American Interfaith Network

 

Tami Harris,
Chaplain, The Heritage School 

Zeynep Kariparduc
Chair, Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable
 
Ruhul Kuddus
Former President, Utah Valley Islamic Council


Karen McCandless
Utah Valley Interfaith Association; Community Action Services & Food Bank


Scott McKinney
Lead Pastor, CenterPoint Church


Carrie Moore

Executive Director, Bradley Center for Grieving Children & Families


Alexis Palmer 
The Dean of Students and Associate Vice President for Student Life, UVU

 
Josie Stone
Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable
 
Ted Taylor
Chaplain, Orem Fire & Police Departments

Scott Trotter
Senior Director for Communications, UVU

Summer Valente
Director, Center for Social Impact, Utah Valley University