UAE is a non-profit organization comprised of industrial and commercial companies, with a large and diversified base of support from which to develop and influence energy policies and regulations.
UAE member companies employ 40,000 people in Utah and consume millions of kWh each month. Membership includes companies from all over Utah, including oil and gas, aerospace, higher education, healthcare, and manufacturing. UAE provides information that helps members understand market forces and maintain continuity in regulatory policy.



UAE is led by Kelly Francone, the executive director since 2012. UAE is represented by Energy Strategies' staff in the intervention process at the Public Service Commission, led by Kevin Higgins. Ms. Francone represents UAE industrial customers at the Western Electricity Coordinating Council and Gary Dodge and Phil Russell of James Dodge Russell & Stephens P.C., currently provides legal counsel to UAE.

OFFICERS Brad Mortensen, President - Micron TechnologyKevin Whitehead, Treasurer -American Pacific 


BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                                   

David Albright, JR Simplot                                                       Brad Mortensen, Micron Technology 

Jared Carling, Hexcel Corp                                                       Michael Palm, Chevron    

Zac Cook, Utah State University                                               Kevin WhiteheadAmerican Pacific

Lisa Dakis, Intermountain Healthcare                                       Bret Wilson, Northrop Grumman             




As a member of UAE, you receive weekly email updates, weekly energy market reports, monthly newsletters, free monthly breakfast meetings, and a discounted rate at the UAE Annual Conference. 


Airgas USA, LLC                           
American Pacific  


Church of Jesus Christ

of Latter-Day Saints                           
CIMA ENERGY, LP                         
Deseret Power                              
Dominion Energy

Frito Lay                                     

Graymont Western U.S.