Amelia Powers Gardner

County Commissioner, Utah County Government, Provo, Utah

Amelia Powers Gardner

Amelia Powers Gardner has over 15 years of experience in the private sector working in engineering, manufacturing, and business development. After college, she worked for Caterpillar, spending time throughout the U.S. and Canada before returning home to Utah County where she now serves as a County Commissioner.

As the Utah County Clerk/Auditor, Amelia championed innovation and efficiency in government. Under Amelia’s leadership, Utah County launched the first ever completely online marriage license portal and became the first jurisdiction in the U.S. to allow people with disabilities to vote using blockchain technology.

Amelia’s focus as County Commissioner has centered on preparing the county for growth, working with cities on addressing the housing crisis, and implementing policies that protect urban farming and private property rights.

Amelia is an elected official, community leader, business consultant, disruptive technology advocate, government innovation leader, and mentor for women.

She and her husband Tobin live in Pleasant Grove, UT and have 6 children.