Goals of the Trust Lands Specialist

The goals of the Utah PTA Trust Lands Board Specialist are to:

  1. Educate Utahns on the importance of school trust lands, the School LAND Trust program, and on the role of trust lands in education funding.
  2. Educate parents, community councils and PTA members on the role and function of community councils, the role of PTA in community councils, and the importance of PTA involvement with community councils.
  3. Advocate for PTA and trust land/community council issues with the Utah legislature, the state executive office (governor, attorney general, state treasurer), state and local school boards, the School and Institutional Trust Land Administration, the School and Institutional Trust Fund Office, and other local, state and federal policy makers.
  4. Coordinate efforts to influence federal actions, policies and legislation that affect Utah trust lands.