Dave CarrierOrganizational Outreach
Dave is a biology professor at the University of Utah; he co-organized the 2016 faculty campaign to divest the University’s endowment from fossil fuels. In the early 2000s, he was a plaintiff, with Save Our Canyons, in a successful lawsuit that rejected a massive expansion of Harper’s Quarry in Parleys Canyon. A decade later, he was a co-founder of the Utah Citizens’ Counsel and is a current member of the UCC’s Environmental Health Committee.
Yoram BaumanPolicy Analyst
Yoram Bauman has a PhD in economics and makes a living doing stand-up comedy about economics and co-authoring cartoon books about topics ranging from economics to calculus to climate change. He was the founder and co-chair of the first-ever carbon tax ballot measure campaign in the United States, the I-732 campaign in Washington State in 2016.
Jan KenningtonPublic Health Advocate
A retired Nurse Practitioner, Jan is deeply concerned about the health effect of air pollution on everyone; see her 2022 Salt Lake Tribune op-ed. Jan grew up in Missouri but fell in love with the red rocks and beautiful clear blue skies of the west while working on the Navajo Indian Reservation. Jan spends her free time hiking, biking, camping, and working on art projects.
Casey HansenCampaign strategist
Casey finished a dual-degree in Political Science and Economics at the University of Utah in 2022. A lifetime Utahn, he knows that the state’s outdoor opportunities come with a stewardship responsibility. He has been with the campaign since December 2021. He also plays music professionally and has spent many years recording albums and touring.
London KelleyCampaign strategist
London Kelley is a sophomore at the University of Utah, studying Political Science and International Studies. She joined the campaign in the summer of 2022 because, as someone who was born and raised in Utah, she has seen the effects air pollution has on her family’s health. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, rock climbing, and reading.
JJ MaloufCampaign strategist
JJ Malouf is a sophomore studying Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organizations and Mathematics at the University of Utah. As someone who has lived in Utah his entire life, he knows from personal experience the importance of clean air in the state of Utah — especially in a state with such a beautiful landscape. In his spare time, he loves to rock climb, hike, and read.
Lisa RutherfordSW Utah coordinator
Lisa has lived in Ivins for 21 years and has been involved with Conserve Southwest Utah since 2006. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Southwest Utah and maintains a Southern Utah Issues Facebook page. Lisa is concerned about air quality issues in Southern Utah as the area continues to grow at a rapid pace.
Paisley Tarboton works as a research and development engineer for medical devices. As a lifelong Utahn, Paisley was driven to join the Clean the Darn Air campaign by her deep concerns about air pollution and climate change. She brings an enthusiasm for unifying people and finding solutions to complex challenges.
Alex is a Policy Associate with HEAL Utah and an Organizer with Save Our Great Salt Lake. He believes that a carbon tax is one of the best shots we have at reigning in the climate crisis, and that grassroots power is needed to institute real change on a systemic level. When he’s not working, Alex enjoys biking, skiing, fishing, floating, cooking, reading, and quality time with friends and family.
Joan M. Gregory
Joan M. Gregory is a mother and a grandmother seeking a just, sustainable, and livable future for her children, grandchildren and their children’s children. She is a retired health sciences librarian as well as an environmental, climate, immigration, and social justice organizer and activist.
Joey earned his PhD in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Utah, with a focus on parental effects on offspring. He spends his days thinking about how this world will eventually belong to the next generation and has grown concerned about what it is they are set to inherit.