|Preceded by Lorie Fowlke|
Party Republican Party
|Political party Republican|
Role American Politician
Name Val Peterson
|Alma mater Brigham Young University
United States Army War College|
Education Brigham Young University, United States Army War College
Service/branch Utah National Guard
Residence Orem, Utah, United States
Val L. Peterson is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives representing District 59 since January 1, 2011. Peterson represents District 59 (Orem, Utah) and lives there with his wife, Ann. He currently serves as Vice President of Administration and Legislative Affairs at Utah Valley University.
Early life and education
Peterson earned his BA in communications and public relations, his MA in mass communications, and his PhD in educational leadership from Brigham Young University, and his MS in strategic studies from the United States Army War College.
Peterson was first elected on November 2, 2010. During the 2016 legislative session, he served on the Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee, the House Government Operations Committee, and the House Business and Labor Committee.
2016 sponsored legislation
Peterson also floor sponsored SB 30 Department of Commerce Boards, Committees, and Commissions Concurrence Amendments, SB 55 Financial Institutions Amendments, SB 76 Workers' Compensation for Volunteers, SB 103 Strategic Workforce Investments, SB 146 Workers' Compensation Amendments, and SB 178 Economic Development Revisions.