Exploratory Committee Members
Greg Bell - Lead Co-Chair
Greg Bell is the current Lt. Governor of the State of Utah. He previously served int he Utah State Senate and as Mayor of Farmington. He is the past chairman of Envision Utah the internationally acclaimed land use and planning organization.
Ralph Becker - Co-Chair
Ralph Becker is the current Mayor of Salt Lake City. He previously served in the Utah State House of Representatives and as House Minority Leader for seven years. He is the founder of Bear West, and environmental and land use consulting firm.
J. Steven Price - Co-Chair
Steven Price is the founder and President of Price Realty Group. He is also the Chair of the Board of trustees of the Utah Sports Commission.
Lane Beattie - Member
Lane Beattie is the current President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. He previously served in the Utah State Senate and as Senate President for four years. In 2000, he was named Chief State Olympic Officer by Governor Mike Leavitt and played a prominent role in the success of the 2002 Games.
Spencer Eccles - Member
Spencer Eccles is the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development, which oversees business and tourism development in the state. In 1997, the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games tapped Eccles to manage the development of its Snowbasin venue and oversee the Olympic downhill event.
Eric Heiden - Member
Dr. Eric Heiden is considered on of the greatest speedskaters of all time. At the 1980 Winter Games, Heiden won gold medals in all five speedskating events. Also a professional cyclist, he won the 1985 US Cycling Championship and competed in the 1986 Tour de France. Heiden is now an orthopedic surgeon practicing sports medicine in Park City, Utah.
Colin Hilton - Member
Colin Hilton is the current President and CEO of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation which is dedicated to attracting and developing participants, especially Utah's youth, in Olympic winter sports. He also oversees the management and continued use of Utah Olympic Park and Utah Olympic Oval venues.
Brett Hopkins - Member
Brett Hopkins is the current CEO of Ken Garff Auto Group. He previously served as the CFO for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Organizing Committee.
Derek Miller - Member
Derek Miller is the Chief os Staff of Utah Governor Gary Herbert. He previously served as the Deputy Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development ane as Director of the Utah Division of Real Estate.
Catherine Raney Norman - Member
Catherine Raney Norman is a four-time US Olympic team member in speedskating. She is the current head coach of the Park City Speed Skating Club. She is a member of the Athlete Advisory Council representing her peers to the US Olympic Committee.
Jeff Robbins - Member
Jeff Robbins is President and CEO of the Utah Sports Commission. He also serves on the board of directors for Ski Utah, Olympic Parks of Utah, and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah. He previously served as the Director of Olympic Relations for the State of Utah.
Jimmy Shea - Member
Jimmy Shea is an Olympic Gold Medalist having won the skeleton event at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. His father and grandfather also competed in the 1964 and 1932 Olympic Winter Games, respectively.
Jenni Smith - Member
Jenni Smith is the President and General Manager of Park City Mountain Resort. She serves as Chairperson of the Utah Ski and Snowboard Association, board member of the National Ski Areas Association, and is the past Chairperson for the Park City Chamber and Visitors Bureau.
Grant Thomas - Member
Grant Thomas has over 30 years of experience in the design, construction, and operation of building and major infrastructure projects. He was the Senior Vice President for Venues and Transportation for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Games. He also serves as an infrastructure advisor to the International Olympic Committee ans as a member of the 2010 and 2018 IOC Candidature Acceptance Working Groups and Evaluation Committee.
Kelly Flint - Member