Jordan Giles Biography

Jordan Giles

Jordan is a graduate of Utah Valley University (UVU). He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in political science with an emphasis in international relations. He has worked on various projects with the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF) including organizing the 2012 International Mountain Day celebration at UVU. He has represented UVU and UIMF at regional and international events including helping organize a regional center for the U.N. FAO Mountain Partnership in Aspen, CO and attended the 4th Annual meeting of the Mountain Partnership in Erzurum, Turkey.

Jordan is involved in both local and national politics. He is currently a congressional staffer for one of Utah members of the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a precinct chair for his downtown Salt Lake City precinct in the Utah Caucus System. Jordan is the Webmaster for the UIMF website. Jordan is also pursuing a master's degree in public administration at the University of Utah and is looking forward to a career in the public sector.

While originally from Utah, Jordan has spent several years living in Alaska where he participated in lots of hiking, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. Jordan has a deep gratitude and appreciation for the mountains and is passionate about mountain conservation and other issues facing mountains and mountain communities.