Thirteen Utahns were named national delegates to The White House Conference on Small Business to be held in Washington, D.C., June 11-15, 1995.
The announcement culminated the statewide conference held Monday at the Marriott Hotel during which delegates were either elected by conference participants or nominated to the conference by members of Utah's congressional delegation.Utah's elected delegates include:
- Laura Boardman, Boardman Design, Salt Lake City;
- Bobbie Coray, B. Coray Consulting & Design, Logan;
- Mary Flood, Wasatch Planning & Publishing Corp., Bountiful;
- Josephine Grahn, Bonneville Scientific Inc., Salt Lake City;
- Conway Hansen, Guardian State Bank, Salt Lake City;
- Tom N. Hori, Redcon Inc., Bountiful;
- Richard M. Knapp, University Properties Inc., Provo
- E. Cordell Lundahl, National Congress of Inventor Organization, Logan;
- Elizabeth Lyman, Nielson, Lyman & Associates; Stansbury Park; and
- Ramona Rudert, Professional Automotive Equipment, Woods Cross.
Appointed delegates are:
- Glade Sowards, Ensign Consultants, Salt Lake City. Appointed by Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt.
- Craig Willet, Willet and Associates, Provo. Appointed by Sen. Robert Bennett, R-Utah.
- Lorraine Miller, Cactus & Tropicals, Inc., Salt Lake City. Appointed by Rep. Karen Shepherd, D-Utah.
More than 1,100 delegates will be elected or appointed to participate in the national conference meeting.
The National Conference will feature daily issue sessions, official White House functions, speakers from the Clinton administration and social events. The conference will conclude with balloting by elected and appointed delegates on the rank of policy recommendation to submit to President Clinton and Congress.
More than 50,000 small-business owners and entrepreneurs participated in conferences conducted in 1980 and 1986.