Jen Robison is chief of staff to Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson. Prior to her appointment, she served as an advisor to Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton with a focus on combating intergenerational poverty. She also served as Political Director for Better Days 2020, spearheading their legislative agenda and the statewide campaign to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Utah women being the first in the nation to vote under equal suffrage laws. She led the Martha Hughes Cannon Statue Selection Committee, conducting a nationwide call for artists and then overseeing the creation of the Martha Hughes Cannon statue for National Statuary Hall at the nation’s Capitol.
A Utah-native, Jen has owned a small business, chaired a charter school board and consulted on many campaigns. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University and a Master’s of Public Administration degree from Southern Utah University. An avid lover of the outdoors, Jen has crisscrossed Utah by jeep, by boat, on foot and by bike. She raised three amazing daughters, and they thrive on crepes, mostly-healthy home-cooked meals, family traditions, regular getaways and adventure.