Director & Leadership Team’s Luncheon

  • Saturday, September 28, 2024
  • 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

This Luncheon is open to Directors, Deputy Directors, CEOs, CFOs, Leadership Team Members, and Trustees. The Luncheon will feature guest speaker, Jennifer Ortiz, Director of the Utah Historical Society.

Cost: $67


Jen D-Lunch.jpg Jennifer Ortiz, Director, Utah Historical Society

Appointed in June 2021, Jennifer Ortiz serves as the Director of the Utah Historical Society. She brings close to twenty years of experience in the cultural sector to UHS where she oversees the building of the state’s first dedicated state history museum, the Museum of Utah, which will open on the Capitol Complex in Salt Lake City in 2026. In addition to her state-wide work, she serves at a national level as board member for the National Federation of State Humanities Councils and locally as board member for the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Prior to her state-wide outreach work, Jennifer served as the Collections Manager for the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah managing an encyclopedic art collection of over 20,000 objects, in addition to roles at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Boston Museum of Science, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Jennifer holds an MA in History and Museum Studies from Tufts University and certificates in non-profit and change management from the Getty Leadership Program through Claremont Graduate University and University of Utah respectively. Through her work, Jennifer is passionate about elevating underrepresented narratives to share a more complete history of our collective experience.