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Stegner Center Green Bag – Andrew Gruber

March 29, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Wasatch Choice 2050 Regional Vision

12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6)
Two themes have become central to the present and future of Utah: growth and change. Along the Wasatch Front, these dynamics present real challenges, but also provide for significant opportunity based on the choices we make as communities today. The Wasatch Choice 2050 process will establish a blueprint for growth that supports a well-functioning, inclusive economy, improves air quality, and enhances the overall quality of life for Utahns living across the Wasatch Front. This locally driven, regionally significant process will produce a strategy for future growth and a framework by which communities can craft and implement land use, transportation and economic plans for the future. This event will be streamed and recorded on the S.J. Quinney College of Law YouTube Channel »

Andrew S. Gruber, Executive Director, Wasatch Front Regional Council
Andrew Gruber is Executive Director of the Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC). WFRC is a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. WFRC provides a forum for collaboration among cities, counties, the Utah Department of Transportation, the Utah Transit Authority, and other public, private and community stakeholders. With its partners, WFRC develops the Wasatch Choice regional ‘vision’ for growth and development, and the long-range Regional Transportation Plan, part of Utah’s Unified Transportation Plan, and allocates funding through the Transportation Improvement Program.

Andrew grew up in New York City. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago. He previously served as an attorney with the Chicago-based firm Mayer Brown, and as the Senior Deputy Executive Director for Legal and Governmental Affairs for the Regional Transportation Authority in Chicago.

Andrew’s current and recent associations include:

  • Millcreek Township Planning Commission – Commissioner
  • University of Utah’s College of Architecture and Planning – Adjunct Faculty
  • Envision Utah – Board of Directors
  • Utah Clean Air (UCAIR) Partnership – Board of Directors
  • Utah Joint Policy Advisory Committee (JPAC) – Chair
  • Utah Foundation – Board of Directors
  • McGillis School – Board of Directors
  • Jewish Family Services – Board of Directors
  • Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) – Policy Committee
  • National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) – Vice-President, Executive Directors’ Council
  • Community Foundation of Utah — Utah’s “Enlightened 50”
  • League of Women Voters – Community Service Award

Andrew lives in Millcreek, Utah with his wife Tracy and sons Max and Jack.

1 hour of CLE (pending). Lunch provided
No registration required. Free and open to the public.

For questions about this event contact Kris (801) 585-3440.

Paid parking is available at the Rice-Eccles Stadium using the pay-by-phone app. We encourage you to use public transportation to our events. Take TRAX University line to the Stadium stop and walk a half block north. For other public transit options use UTA’s Trip Planner. The law school is on the Red Route for the University’s free campus shuttles (College of Law stop).


March 29, 2018
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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