Advisory Council Members

The Advisory Council provides advice and guidance to UETN Telehealth Services 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 ScheduleMembersAdvisory Council Guidelines

Advisory Council Members

Michelle McOmber, MBA, CAE, Chair

Utah Medical Association

Other Organizations

Kasey Shakespear, Vice Chair

Southern Utah AHEC; Utah Center for Rural Health
Senior Program Manager

Rural Representative

David Blodgett, MD 

Southwest Utah Public Health Department
Health Officer

Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department

Jayden Brian

Wayne Community Health Centers, Inc.
Telehealth Manager

Rural Representative

Linda S. Edelman PhD, MPHIL, RN 

College of Nursing, University of Utah
Associate Professor

University of Utah Health

Michael Foster, MCSE 

Moab Regional Hospital
Director of Information Technology Services

Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department  

BettySue Hinkson

Utah Department of Health
School Nurse Coordinator

Education and Research

Jenifer Lloyd

Association for Utah Community Health
Deputy Director

Other Organizations

Brittany Ly, MPH

Utah Department of Health
Diabetes Health Program Specialist

At Large

Eric Packer

Cedar City Hospital

Rural Representative

Zoe Robbins, PMH-NP

University of Utah College of Nursing
Clinical Faculty/Associate Professor

At Large

Zachery Robinson

Telehealth, University of Utah Health
Senior Manager, Operations for Virtual Care

University of Utah Health Sciences Center

Steven Saulter

Gunnison Valley Hospital
IT Manager

Rural Representative

Anthony Torres

Utah Navajo Health System and Blue Mountain Hospital

Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department

Brian Wayling

Intermountain Healthcare
AVP Telehealth

Member Hospital, Clinic, Health Department