Dr F. Ann Millner serves as the State Senator for District 18. She serves in Senate leadership as the Senate Majority Whip. She serves on several committees including the Executive Appropriations Committee, the Legislative Management Committee, and the appropriations subcommittees for both public and higher education. Additionally, she is a member of the National Conference of State Legislatures Executive Committee. She has sponsored legislation focused on economic development specifically related to commercialization of new technologies and workforce preparation, public and higher education and improving affordable healthcare. Last year she was awarded the Utah Business Legislator of the Year by the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce as well as the Utah Technology Council Legislator of the Year.
She is a Regents Professor of Health Administration and Former President at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Under Dr. Millner’s leadership as president from 2002 to 2012, Weber State became a multi-campus institution, experienced nearly a 40 percent increase in enrollment, initiated a major facilities revitalization effort, expanded its network of community partnerships, launched WSU-Davis, emerged as a regional center for economic development and earned national recognition for its undergraduate research and community-based learning initiatives.
Dr. Millner currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Intermountain Healthcare, the Board of Directors for Merit Medical and the Advisory Board for Zions Bank. In addition, she is Chair of Ogden United, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Kem Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, and the Governor’s Taskforce on Educational Excellence.