Advisory Council Members

The UTN Advisory Council provides advice and guidance to UTN in support of its mission and operations. Its responsibilities include strategic planning, review of budgets and fee structures, recommendation on policies, advice of network member services, and government relations. The Council reports to the Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) Governing Board.

The Advisory Council is made up of fifteen (15) members, selected to reflect Utah's diverse health care community, include representation from rural Utah; member hospital, clinics and health departments; other organizations; the University of Utah, research and education; and at-large members. Council members are appointed for four year terms and may be re-appointed for a subsequent term at the discretion of the UETN Governing Board.

Meeting ScheduleMeeting Members 


Robert Jex, RN, MHA, FACHE, Chair 
Specialty Care Program Manager 
Utah Bureau of EMS and Preparedness
Sarah Woolsey, MD, Chair-elect
Medical Director
Other Organizations
Preston Marx, Vice chair
Vice President, Information Systems & Support Services
Uintah Basin Medical Center
Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department  
Eric Packer
Cedar City Hospital
Rural Representative
Evan Christensen
Executive Director, Wayne Community Health Centers, Inc.
Rural Representative
Rita Osborn
Director, Utah Center for Rural Health, SUU
Rural Representative
Brenda Bartholomew, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Gunnison Valley Hospital
Rural Representative
Erica Lake, MLS, AHIP
Associate Director, Hope Fox Eccles Health Library
Associate Librarian, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH
Associate VP for Health Equity and Inclusion, UUHSC
Director, Cancer Health Equity, Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
David Blodgett, MD 
Health Officer
Southwest Utah Public Health Department
Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department  
Anthony Torres 
Utah Navajo Health System and Blue Mountain Hospital
Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department  
Brian Wayling
AVP Telehealth
Intermountain Healthcare
Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department  
Libbey Chuy 
Telehealth Program Coordinator 
Association for Utah Community Health 
Other Organizations  
Michelle McOmber, MBA, CAE
Utah Medical Association
Other Organizations
Peter Hannon, MD
University of Utah Stroke Center
Education and Research
Donna Singer 
At Large
Mark Nolan Mueller, LCSW
VA Access Crisis Team
At Large