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


Brian Birch 
Director, Religious Studies Program, Utah Valley University

Luna Banuri
Board of Trustees, Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy

Caru Das
Director, Spanish Fork Krishna Temple

Brian Farr
Chair, North American Interfaith Network

Tami Harris,
Chaplain, The Heritage School

Dean Jackson
CEO, Jackson Consulting Group

Ruhul Kuddus
Former President, Utah Valley Islamic Council

Cameron Martin
Vice President for University Relations, Utah Valley University

Kena Matthews
Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity

Carrie Moore
Executive Director, Bradley Center for Grieving Children & Families

Alexis Palmer 
The Dean of Students and Associate Vice President for Student Life, Utah Valley University

Rodney Smith
Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Utah Valley University

Josie Stone
Chair, Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable

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