Jason Stevenson is a parent, community leader, and nonprofit director running for the Salt Lake City School Board in Precinct 5.

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Married to Jackie, a family physician, and father to Calvin (5) and Mitchell (1), Jason is committed to public education and local schools.

In fact, he is the only school board candidate with a child currently attending the Salt Lake City schools.

Jason is a K-12 graduate of public schools, while Jason's mother and both of his grandmothers were career public school teachers.

Jason is proud to be endorsed by SLC Mayor Jackie Biskupski and former SLC mayor Palmer DePaulis.

Jason is also endorsed by Derek Kitchen, SLC council member; Joe and Sandra Hatch, former Salt Lake County Council member; Kim and Nadia Bowman, Lt. Governor candidate; Deb Henry (Bicycle Collective); Dr. Louis Borgenicht; Judi Short; Jorge Robles; and Dr. Richard and Janis Ferre.

After attending public school in Ohio, Jason graduated from Harvard University and won a graduate fellowship to study at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

His career path includes working as a nonprofit consultant serving inner-city communities, staff editor jobs at two national magazines, and authoring a popular backpacking and camping book.

Check out Jason's two campaign brochures here:
(Mailer #1) (Mailer #2)

Jason currently works for the nonprofit Utah Health Policy Project (UHPP), where he directs the organization's education, public outreach, and communications strategies.

As a local expert on health reform, Jason has given more than 190 public presentations across the state of Utah. His quotes and analyses of important issues have appeared in hundreds of newspaper articles, and TV and radio interviews. Jason launched a program to put health insurance enrollment information in the waiting rooms at over 100 hospitals and instacares across Utah. He also created and manages the "ACA Kitchen Cabinet," a panel of more than two dozen Utahns with marketplace health insurance who provide first-person feedback to identify and fix glitches and guide future policy revisions.

Jason wants to hear your ideas and concerns about the Salt Lake City School District. Email him here (email Jason) or call him at 801-419-0568.

In his community Jason serves as co-chair of the East Liberty Park Community Organization (ELPCO), a community council that represents thousands of households on the East Bench of Salt Lake City. He also joined the board of directors for the co-op preschool attended by his son, and he represents your district on a city transportation advisory committee. Previously, Jason organized and taught free citizenship classes to help over 100 immigrants and refugees become new U.S. citizens.

Jason is proud of his Salt Lake City community and he looks forward to extending his commitment and service by representing you on the Salt Lake City School Board.

Please vote for Jason Stevenson in the November 8th General Election.

Here are 4 ways you can support Jason's campaign:

(1) Vote for Jason Stevenson for Salt Lake City School Board in Precinct 5 - and return your vote-by-mail ballot by Monday, November 7... or vote in-person or drop off a completed ballot on November 8 at Trolley Square (600 S 700 E) or the Salt Lake County Government Building (2001 S. State Street). If you didn't reveive a ballot, contact Salt Lake County Elections at 385-468-8683, or go to https://slco.org/clerk/elections/

(2) Request a sign for your yard. Here's an example of what they look like (image).
Click here to email Jason to get your very own yard sign!

(3) When friends and neighbors ask you about local school board elections, tell them about Jason Stevenson and his new ideas for the SLC School Board. Send them to this website and email them this link to his latest campaign brochure (PDF)

(4) Send Jason a secure donation via Paypal. Every amount helps. Click on the following Paypal link (donate here) to make a contribition. Thank you.