About

Founded in 2020, Utah Approves is a nonpartisan nonprofit focused on improving Utah elections with well-researched and common-sense policy.

Our Mission

Our Vision

To bring fairer and more representative elections to Utah

A state run by those who represent you, not just the wealthy and powerful.

The Team

Nate Allen – Executive Director

Nate earned his associate’s from Weber State and transferred to earn his BS from The University of Utah. Nate founded Utah Approves in 2020 after witnessing how the election process wouldn’t allow many to vote for their favorite, and instead feel restricted to choosing the lesser of two evils.

Ammon Gruwell – Director of Advocacy

Ammon is a native Utahn, born in Provo. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Brigham Young University in 2015 and 2017. Ammon is an Electrical Engineer, a former Utah legislative candidate, and a father of 4 boys.

Randy Miguel – Director of Marketing

Randy has an extensive career in digital marketing for such companies as KSL, Capital Fund Law Group, and Ket-Go Digital Media. He has a degree in marketing and sales from Ensign College. He currently serves as Chair of the American Solidarity Party of Utah State Committee.

Trevor Fielding – Volunteer Coordinator

David Buck – Treasurer

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