The Alta Club, a Salt Lake City private club, has elected Denise A. Dragoo as president. The Alta Club was founded in 1883; and serves as a forum of business development and social interaction; and offers facilities for dining, social events and business meetings. Dragoo has been an influential member of the club for 23 years and previously served as vice president to its outgoing president, Jeff Scott. She will serve as the third female president since the club’s founding. Dragoo is a partner at law firm Snell & Wilmer, where her practice focuses on natural resources and environmental law. Prior to Snell & Wilmer, Dragoo served as special assistant Utah attorney general to the Utah Board and Division of Oil, Gas & Mining. Her education includes her J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.