OCTOBER 31, 2018

Contact: Jocelyn Clark

Phone: 801-364-1874/385-290-0692


Utah Mining Association Announces Leadership Changes

SALT LAKE CITY, UT— The Utah Mining Association announced today that Mark Compton, President, will depart from the Association on January 15, 2019 to pursue new leadership opportunities outside of the Association. A search for a new president is underway, and the Association’s Executive Committee and Staff are working on a smooth transition.

Mr. Compton said, “It has been a privilege to lead the Utah Mining Association during a period of transformation. I am very proud to have worked with outstanding colleagues and members who are fierce advocates for advancing mineral resource and related industries in Utah.”

“During Mark’s leadership the Association experienced growth in membership, public education outreach, and industry collaboration,” said Chad Baker, Chairman of the Board. “We are very grateful for Mark’s leadership and service to the Utah Mining Association over the past six years. We wish him the best in his new role and look forward to continuing to grow and expand the Association, its positive impact, and public outreach under a new president.”

About the Utah Mining Association
The Utah Mining Association was founded in 1915 and serves as the leading voice of the mining, mineral and related industries in Utah through advocacy, public education, networking, and business development.


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