Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson has announced Eric Hutchings as a new outreach and strategy senior advisor to the mayor. Hutchings has experience as a legislator representing the west side communities of Kearns, Taylorsville and West Jordan. He served in the Utah State House of Representatives from 2001 to 2020 representing District 38. He also has also held several appointed positions with various organizations and was appointed chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Law and Criminal Justice Committee. Hutchings has a bachelor’s degree in Asian studies from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in international sffairs and global enterprises from the University of Utah.