Alan Matheson

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR @ THE POINT OF THE MOUNTAIN STATE LAND AUTHORITY

Alan Matheson is the executive director of the Point of the Mountain State Land Authority, charged with preparing for and overseeing the development of 600 acres of state-owned land near Point of the Mountain.  Matheson previously served the State of Utah as executive director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, senior environmental policy advisor to Governor Gary R. Herbert, and state planning coordinator. 

 

Before joining state employment, Matheson worked in the private sector focusing on regional planning and law, serving as executive director of Envision Utah, founding director of the Utah Water Project, shareholder in a Phoenix law firm, senior attorney and environmental policy advisor for Arizona’s largest electric utility, and law clerk for a federal Court of Appeals judge.  Matheson holds an A.B. in international relations from Stanford University and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where he was an editor of the UCLA Law Review.  Matheson has served on dozens of community and state boards and has consulted with several regions around the country seeking to address the challenges of growth.